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Digital Delivery Dipping Into 4K
31 Oct, 2016
By: Erik Gruenwedel
UltraFlix.com is operated by San Jose, Calif.-based NanoTech Entertainment, which reports it provides 4K backend support to Netflix, M-Go, Hulu Plus, and YouTube. The company manufactures the Nuvola NP-1, a $530 streaming media player that supports 4K Ultra HD movies.
Launched last December, UltraFlix is available on Apple TV, Fire TV, Google Play, Windows 10, Roku 2, Roku 3 HD and Roku 4 streaming devices. The app is available on 4K Smart TVs from Samsung, Sony, Vizio, HiSense and others.
UltraFlix 4K rentals (48-hour window), which range in price from $1.99 to $9.99, feature more than 600 hours of content, including movies from Paramount Pictures, MGM, Millennium, Magnolia and Warner Bros.; 50 documentaries (priced from 99 cents) made for Imax theaters; TV series from A&E Networks; music concerts; and time-lapse motion art from independent producers.
■ The Terminator
■ Star Trek
■ Mission: Impossible
■ The Godfather
■ G.I. Joe
■ World War Z
■ Rain Man
■ The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly