The AppleTV is a closed device. You cannot buy apps for it, therefore Netflix would have to work with Apple to support steaming, and Apple makes money by people renting movies on AppleTV, so I doubt they'll help.
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IBM has done some research into this: http://domino.watson.ibm.com/tchjr/journalindex.nsf/0/e7437d40ec477c7385257100007be30a?OpenDocument
Supposedly, it was even able to handle missiles crossing regions.
I'm curious if "counting" could consist of a machine weighing each ballot and verifying that it's the proper weight, and then weighing each side. Then the weights could be aggregated to the state level. Only if they were close (within X%) would actual counting need to take place.