Dynex, Haier, Panasonic, Samsung, Toshiba, Etc. To Make Remote Controls With A Netflix Button

Posted Jan 4, 2011

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) sent out a press release today about how several electronics companies are going to make remote controls with a prominent red Netflix button on it. That button would connect you to Netflix on Internet connected TVs. The electronics companies include Dynex, Haier, Memorex, Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, and Toshiba.

“For members who want even more convenience when instantly watching TV shows and movies streaming from Netflix, the answer is about to be right in their hands,” stated Netflix Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt. “No more turning on the TV, going to a home screen and searching for the Netflix icon. With the Netflix one-click remote, it’s simply a matter of pushing the Netflix button to instantly watch any of the vast selection of TV shows and movies available to stream from Netflix.”