Xbox 360 Kinect now works with Netflix (video)

Today, Microsoft issued an update to the Xbox 360 that makes the Kinect compatible with Netflix streaming.  Gamers will be able to use hand gestures to shuffle through their queue.  Addionally, you can use voice commands to activate playback controls, such as pause, play and fast forward. Netflix has 20 million subscribers in the US and Canada.  Xbox Live boasts 30 million members.  This equates to a major presence in the gaming and movie markets, and it also poses a huge opportunity for Microsoft to grow Xbox media development into the hands-down leader of online media by a large margin.