Premium Quality UHD and HD Streaming Service to be Bundled on all
Hisense and Sharp TVs Offers More than 700 tiles of Pristine 4K and HD
PPV Movies, Concerts, TV Shows and Special Events Plus 100 Hours of Free
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NanoTech
NTEK) announced today that UltraFlix,
home of more than 1,000 hours of Hollywood movies, top sports and nature
documentaries, award-winning TV series and concerts, is now available on Hisense
Smart TVs. Hisense, the top TV brand in China, is now making a strong
push for cost effective sets in the Americas at major retailers.
Nanotech has been building its 4K library for nearly two years to
deliver an extensive collection of 4K entertainment. With a combination
of native 4K digital titles, 4K film scanning, high-quality scaling
techniques and a dedicated team of video artists, UltraFlix
has successfully amassed a selection of Hollywood hits from major
studios such as Paramount, MGM, Millennium, Magnolia and Warner.
Award-winning documentaries made for IMAX theatres, hot new TV series
from A&E Networks, concert series and stunning time-lapse motion art
from top independent producers from around the globe round out the mix.
“4K TVs were one of the hottest consumer electronics purchases this
holiday season. Shipments of 4K Ultra HDTVs surpassed expectations in
2015, reaching 6 million units in North America, with forecasts to
double that level to 12 million units in 2016, according to data just
released by market research firm DisplaySearch/HIS,” said Aaron Taylor,
NanoTech’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Together with
Hisense, we will be opening up premium viewing experiences to both the
cost- and quality-conscious markets.”
“At Hisense the customer is central to everything we do. Our
high-quality, yet affordably priced televisions have made us the fastest
growing 4K TV brand in the US,” said Mark Viken, VP of Marketing at
Hisense. “We are pleased to be able to enhance the customer experience
by making the world’s largest library of 4K UHD content available to
Hisense and Sharp TV owners via UltraFlix.”
Offering the world’s largest library of 4K Ultra HD content, UltraFlix
is a streaming network that enables users to choose from a library of
pristine 4K Ultra HD VOD content in a broad range of categories,
including hours of free content. UltraFlix has also become the preferred
4K set-top box and Smart TV App for leading 4K Smart TV manufacturers
including Samsung, Sony, Vizio, HiSense and others that are in the
process of completing their testing and integration. www.UltraFlix.com.
About NanoTech Entertainment
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, the heart of Silicon Valley, NanoTech
Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on 4K media
procurement, production, processing and delivery. NanoTech’s solutions
includes the world’s first 4K Ultra HD streaming service which is now
found on most major 4K TV and OTT streaming devices. Nanotech’s 4K
Studios creates digital 4K Ultra HD content using both licensed
materials as well as original productions. www.NTEK.com.
About Hisense USA Corporation and Hisense Company, Ltd.
Hisense USA Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hisense
Company, Ltd., established in 1969 and headquartered in Qingdao, China.
Hisense USA offers an innovative range of technology products that
disrupt the consumer electronics industry, challenge the competition and
provide significant value to consumers. Manufactured and distributed
across North America, Hisense USA’s product portfolio includes
televisions, refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, beverage
coolers and freezers.
Hisense Company Ltd. is multinational consumer technology manufacturer
and one of the largest television brands in the world, holding the #3 TV
share position globally* and #1 TV share position in China for 12
consecutive years. The Company is committed to advancing the consumer
technology industry across North America and has dedicated R&D centers
in Atlanta, Georgia; San Jose, California; and Toronto, Canada to enable
localized product development and innovation.
Hisense products are available globally in over 130 countries and
regions, with production facilities in China, South Africa, Algeria,
Egypt, and Mexico, as well as sales offices across North America,
Europe, Australia, Middle East, and Southeastern Asia.
In recognition of its strong product offerings, aggressive expansion
strategies, global client base and continued investment in research and
development, Frost and Sullivan recognized Hisense with the 2015 Global
Competitive Strategy and Innovation Leadership Award in Smart TVs.
*Source: IHS data, Q1-Q3 2015
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