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Netflix has held its bi-annual Hack Day, an event where its developers explore interesting new ways of using the streaming service. And this year's entries didn't disappoint.

A project called Teleflix, for example, wired a Raspberry Pi computer to a vintage AT&T telegraph key, and translated an input of Morse Code into USB keyboard scancodes. The point? To make a remote control with only one button that you could use to search Netflix.

Slightly more practical is the Netflix vending machine, which lets you sample the service. And if you like what you see, you can sign up from it as well.

Spookyflix has characters' eyes follow you around the room. Which is guaranteed to add some chills to your next scary movie marathon.

Another feature shows you how quickly you're binge-watching a series, and how long it'll take you to watch the rest of the episodes.

While Audiobook Mode does exactly what it says in the description – turns your favourite Netflix TV series into audiobooks. But are they anywhere near as good without the visuals?

These are all just a bit of fun of course, and will probably never make it to be part of Netflix. But they're certainly innovative, and all the more impressive considering they were cooked up in just 24 hours.

Source: Netflix

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