SUWANEE, Ga., May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hisense, a global technology leader and official TV sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and FOX broadcast of the tournament, today announced the availability of a 4K HDR streaming app that delivers first-of-its-kind viewing options for soccer fans in the United States.
FOX Sports: 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Edition application can stream incredible World Cup moments and content in 4K HDR, across a select range of Hisense premium Ultra HD TVs, including the recently launched Hisense H6E, H8E and H9E. Viewers will be able to direct their own World Cup experience this summer by selecting one of five live video feeds or watch highlights from an additional 32 potential camera angles. The app also includes on-demand match replays, videos of classic moments in World Cup history through "Road to Russia" and FOX's gripping documentary series "Phenoms," which chronicles the journey of soccer's biggest rising stars vying for a spot on their nation's World Cup roster.
"Beginning with our World Cup announcement last year, Hisense promised we would give soccer fans the best viewing experience for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and this app is the next step in delivering on that promise," said Mark Viken, VP of Marketing at Hisense USA. "Combining our brilliant display technology with the Hisense-exclusive FOX Sports app gives fans direct access to exciting 4K HDR video content and a chance to view the Beautiful Game in more ways than ever before. Leading up to the World Cup, we'll be updating select 2017 Hisense models with this amazing app."
* FOX Sports: 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Edition application is available to stream and requires a cable subscription with access to FOX Sports channels.
About Hisense USA Corporation and Hisense Company, Ltd.
Hisense USA Corporation is a subsidiary of Hisense Company, Ltd. – a global technology leader – established in 1969 and headquartered in Qingdao, China. Hisense USA Corporation 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 Corporation's product portfolio includes televisions, refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, beverage coolers and freezers.
The Company is committed to advancing the consumer technology industry across North America and has dedicated R&D centers in Atlanta, GA; San Jose, CA; 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, the Czech Republic and Mexico, as well as sales offices across North America, Europe, Australia, Middle East, and Southeastern Asia.
Hisense is the official TV of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and a partner of the U.S. Soccer Federation, including Men's, Women's and Youth Soccer.