Netflix is the latest tech company to jump into the smartwatch game, with a wrist-mounted screen that allows wearers to stream content from anywhere. So what if the device itself is a little bulky, and holding your arm up for an hour to watch a show can get tiresome? You now have the ability to binge on television episodes during endless afternoon meetings, all without having to pull out your tablet or laptop.
Actually, no you don’t: The above video is a (funny) joke from Netflix, which is clearly parodying all the current hype over smartwatches. But that doesn’t mean streaming video on a watch isn’t something out of the realm of possibility within the next few years.
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