Netflix hack uses Fitbit data to determine when you've fallen asleep, pauses playback automatically

Shawn Knight

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A group of Netflix engineers have come up with a handy hack that ensures you won't miss a minute of your favorite show should you doze off mid-episode. It uses a Fitbit activity tracker to communicate when a viewer has...

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The falling asleep looks handy, especially if it tracks how often you fall asleep during a particular show.

Then displays a warning: You've Fallen asleep three previous times watching this show. Perhaps it's not for you.
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I don't care what the hell Netflix does just as long as it doesn't interfere with me dozing off or interfering with my beauty sleep.. I don't watch movies anyway, sport and documentaries are the only things that interest me on TV.