SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoTech Entertainment (OTCPINK: NTEK), a pioneer in bringing the 4K Ultra HD experience to consumers, announced today that UltraFlix™, NanoTech's all 4K Ultra HD network, has been granted the distribution rights to "The World's Fastest Indian," an award-winning biographical film that stars Sir Anthony Hopkins. UltraFlix subscribers will be able to enjoy the film this weekend.
Based on a true story, "The World's Fastest Indian," is an inspirational, feel-good film about beating the odds to achieve your dream. In the film, Academy® Award winner Anthony Hopkins' plays the part of New Zealander Burt Munro, an age-defying thrill-seeker who spent years building the 1920 Indian motorcycle that helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Winner of 10 prestigious industry awards, "The World's Fastest Indian" was the recipient of New Zealand Screen Awards for Best Picture, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Best Achievement in Directing, Best Screenplay and several others.
4K NanoTech's Studios produced the 4K digital master from the original film using a combination of state-of-the art film scanning equipment combined with 4K Studios proprietary video and audio techniques. Alexander "LX" Rudis, Vice President of 4K Studios for NanoTech, noted, "We are very excited to be working with the major motion picture companies to help them bring 4K Ultra HD to the consumer." Rudis continued, "By having remastering capabilities in house, we provide a complete work flow from film ingest to the customer delivered stream. We are now seeing the advantage of this investment as we roll out our library to consumers."
With "The World's Fastest Indian," UltraFlix now offers subscribers over 500 hours of crystal-clear 4K content, reinforcing its lead as the source for the world's largest and most diverse library of 4K VOD content. To appeal to a broad audience, venues range from sci-fi, action/thriller, comedy, drama and family movies to extreme sports videos, concerts, TV shows, special events and moving murals. UltraFlix also offers 100 hours of free content.
To enhance the viewing experience, UltraFlix uses advanced video compression, adaptive streaming and intelligent bandwidth management technologies. These technologies enable UltraFlix to stream visually lossless 4K video with uninterrupted viewing at under 8Mbps, making it available to most North American and European internet subscribers today.
In addition to being available on NanoTech's award-winning Nuvola™ NP-1 streaming 4K Ultra HD media player, UltraFlix has also become the preferred 4K Smart TV App for leading 4K Smart TV manufacturers including Samsung, Sony, Vizio and others.
About NanoTech Entertainment
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, the heart of Silicon Valley, NanoTech Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on all aspects of the entertainment industry. With six technology business units, focusing on 3D, Gaming, Media & IPTV, Mobile Apps, and Manufacturing, the company has a unique business model. The company has a diverse portfolio of products and technology. NanoTech Gaming Labs operates as a virtual manufacturer, developing its technology and games, and licensing them to third parties for manufacturing and distribution in order to keep its overhead extremely low and operations efficient in the new global manufacturing economy. NanoTech Media develops proprietary technology which it licenses to publishers for use in their products as well as creating and publishing unique content. NanoTech Media Technology includes the world's first 4K Ultra HD streaming solution. NanoTech Communications develops and sells proprietary apps and technology in the Mobile and Consumer space. Clear Memories is the global leader in 3D ice carving and manufacturing technology. 4K Studios creates digital 4K Ultra HD content using both licensed materials as well as original productions. NanoTech is redefining the role of developers and manufacturers in the global market. More information about NanoTech Entertainment and its products can be found on the web at www.NTEK.com.
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