Blackbird And TownNews Expand To 75 U.S. Stations

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, said today that Blackbird is now being used by 75 U.S. TV stations for digital news production following TownNews’ latest deployment. This is the sixth expansion of Blackbird by TownNews since the partnership began in 2018. Production teams at the 75 stations use […]

Blackbird To Provide CBS Sports Digital With Cloud Native Video Production

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of a video editing platform, Blackbird, today signed a deal with CBS Sports Digital for cloud video production. CBS Sports Digital will deploy Blackbird for professional, collaborative and scalable cloud video editing and publishing of sports content. Accessing Blackbird through a browser, CBS Sports Digital editors will have the […]

Blackbird Integrates Cloud-Native, Real-Time Editing Into TVU Producer

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, is partnering with Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the Blackbird cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, to add access to Blackbird’s real-time editing tools into the TVU Producer cloud-based live production platform. “Improved access to content for editors reinforces TVU’s commitment to making its cloud-based solutions as […]

Blackbird Begins Trading On OTCQX Market

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the patented cloud native video editing platform Blackbird, is now trading on the OTCQX Best Market, in the United States, under the ticker symbol BBRDF. The company said trading on the US OTC market will have no direct impact on the trading of Blackbird’s existing ordinary shares on AIM […]

Blackbird Shares To Trade On U.S. OTC Market

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the patented cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, announced that it has submitted an application to the OTC Markets Group for the company’s ordinary shares to begin cross-trading on the OTCQX Best Market, under the ticker BBRD, on Wednesday, July 28, which will make Blackbird shares more widely available […]

Univision Chooses Blackbird To Drive Streaming Video Production Efficiencies

Univision has entered into a multi-year deal to deploy the cloud native video editing platform Blackbird to drive large-scale video production efficiencies across its streaming and digital media operations. Blackbird was selected by Univision for professional-grade, ultra-efficient cloud native video editing and publishing of content across its streaming and digital media operations. Univision’s multi-site production team will […]

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Cloud Editing Capabilities Grow, Latency Improves

With adoption pushed by the pandemic, cloud editing tools have expanded to cover light-weight, heavy-weight and hybrid workflows as vendors continue to minimize latency problems. Above, Avid’s Edit On Demand provides a fully provisioned and secure virtual editing environment, complete with Media Composer cloud editing and Avid NEXIS cloud storage, that can be deployed and scaled quickly.

LiveU Matrix And Blackbird Help RTL Boost Viewer Engagement Of German Elections

LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, and Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the award winning cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, Blackbird, today announced that Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland chose their newly pre-integrated live news solution to enhance live coverage of this year’s regional elections. The project was managed by CBC, the production and […]

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TVN Tech | Vendors: Storycentric Workflow Shift Long Overdue

Equipment manufacturers say newsrooms have been too slow to embrace a storycentric model of content creation, one far more in line with consumer habits than the old evening-newscast-as-endgame paradigm. Above, Sam Adams, the morning anchor for KHQ Spokane, is preparing clips for NonStop News, the station’s 24/7 streaming channel. He’s seated at the NonStop News Desk, which is where these clips are prepared. He can produce and present the clips in a very short amount of time. The lower TV in the distance is receiving NonStop News over-the-air on ch. 6.3.

Blackbird And Newsbridge Partner For End-To-End Cloud Video Management And Production

Blackbird plc and Newsbridge have partnered to provide media professionals with a flexible, powerful end-to-end cloud video management and production solution. The integrated solution combines two cloud-native services: Newsbridge’s smart asset management platform powered by AI and Blackbird’s video editing and publishing platform. Optimized for speed, flexibility and resilience, the companies say the solution “empowers users with easy […]

Blackbird Wins 18 More Stations With TownNews

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, says that Blackbird is being used by 18 more U.S. TV stations for digital news production following TownNews’ latest deployment. This is the fifth expansion of Blackbird by TownNews since the partnership began in 2018. Sixty-nine U.S. TV stations now use Blackbird remotely […]

BT Chooses Blackbird For Cloud Native Video Editing And Publishing

BT has selected Blackbird plc’s cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, for cloud native video editing and publishing. Blackbird provides rapid access to video content for the creation of clips, highlights and longform content to multiple devices and platforms. Blackbird says it lets enterprises “scale effortlessly, drive significant productivity improvements and assist in meeting sustainability and carbon reduction […]

LiveU And Blackbird Team For End-To-End Live And VOD Production

LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, has teamed up with Blackbird plc), the developer and seller of the cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, Blackbird, to speed up the production process and engage viewers with enriched live and video on demand content. The integrated solution lets production teams send reliable, high-quality […]

Blackbird Releases Video Emissions Impact Study

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the multi award-winning cloud-native video editing platform Blackbird, today launched a carbon awareness study titled “Video Shouldn’t Cost the Earth” developed in collaboration with environmental management consultancy Green Element. The study highlights the impact the video industry has on the environment and outlines key areas where companies can take greater […]

EVS Launches Blackbird Partnership For International Sporting Events

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform Blackbird, has announced a partnership with EVS with launch deployments for international sporting events. EVS is a global provider of live video technology for broadcast and new media productions. Through its range of products and solutions, EVS delivers some of the most high-profile and prestigious live […]

Object Matrix Partners With Blackbird For Cloud Video Editing

Object Matrix, a provider of object storage solutions to the media industry, has partnered with Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform Blackbird. The partnership includes the integration of Object Matrix’s MatrixStore, the on-prem and cloud storage platform, with Blackbird, the world’s fastest, most powerful professional cloud video editing and publishing platform. […]

Blackbird Wins Emerging Tech Company Of The Year Award

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, has won the Emerging Tech Company of the Year award awarded by SportsPro. A panel of 29 independent judges drawn from the elite of the sports media industry carried out an extensive deliberation process to choose winners from hundreds of entries across 14 […]

EditShare & Blackbird Partnership Expands Cloud Video Editing Workflows

EditShare and Blackbird have joined forces to give media professionals more options when it comes to collaborating and editing video in the cloud. The integrated solution combines EditShare’s EFS scalable storage, Flow media management, and open APIs with Blackbird’s cloud video editing and publishing platform. Optimized for both speed and mobility, Blackbird and EditShare connect […]

Blackbird And MOOV Partner To Enrich Fast Turnaround Sports Video Content

Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, and MOOV, a sports and events graphics company, have partnered to enrich fast turnaround sports video content with an integrated solution that streamlines cloud video workflows. Blackbird’s cloud video clipping, editing and distribution platform provides rapid access to video for the creation of clips […]

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TVN Tech | Broadcasters Warm To Cloud-Based Editing

Offerings from Blackbird, Grass Valley and Avid have seen a surge in usage since the pandemic spurred a remote workflow shift with costs coming down and performance improving.

Sky News Arabia Chooses Blackbird For Remote And Collaborative Cloud Video Editing

Blackbird, developer and seller of cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, has been chosen by Sky News Arabia for remote and collaborative cloud video editing and publishing of digital news content. Sky News Arabia is a 24-hour Arabic news channel broadcast across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). With a free-to-air TV channel, digital and audio […]

VENN Selects Blackbird For Remote Video Production

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the Blackbird cloud video editing platform, said that esports trailblazer VENN has selected Blackbird for remote video production. The deal is for three years and was brokered by Blackbird’s new US systems integrator partner, ASG. VENN is a new kind of TV network for the streaming generation, aimed at […]

Zixi Partners With Blackbird For Global Live Video Editing

Zixi, a provider of live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, and architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced a partnership and integration with Blackbird, which offers a  professional cloud video editing and publishing platform that provides rapid access to video content for the easy creation of clips and highlights to multiple devices and platforms. […]

A+E Networks Doubles Video Edited Through Blackbird

Cloud video editing platform provider Blackbird said today that A+E Networks will double the volume edited through the Blackbird platform to “both enable a significant expansion of remote video production capability, while ensuring the overall safety of its editors who will now be able to work even more effectively, remotely.” A+E Networks, a joint venture […]

Blackbird Launches Virtual Pre-NAB 2020

Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, today launched its virtual pre-NAB 2020 focused on enabling live or file-based remote video editing for enterprises. Enterprises responding to the global threat of coronavirus that need to enable remote or home editing for all or part of their content creation teams are […]

Bloomberg Chooses Blackbird For Digital News Production

Cloud video platform provider Blackbird has signed a multi-year deal with Bloomberg Media for fast turnaround news editing and social publishing. Bloomberg Media will use Blackbird for simple, fast, collaborative video editing and publishing from the cloud. The Blackbird platform provides users with the ability to edit and enrich clips, craft packages and longer form […]

Blackbird And MOOV Partner At IBC

Blackbird, developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, and sports and events graphics company MOOV have partnered to help deliver fast turnaround sports video content with an integrated solution that streamlines cloud video workflows. The Blackbird cloud video clipping, editing and distribution platform provides rapid access to video for the creation of […]

Corrivium Taps Blackbird For Live Video Clipping, Publishing

Live streaming provider Corrivium has chosen the cloud video platform Blackbird for the clipping and publishing of highlights of Global Rapid Rugby, a new international rugby competition. Corrivium delivers live streaming events globally. Rapid Rugby approached Corrivium to assist in the streaming, editing and publishing of highlights to its website, as well as social channels. Rapid Rugby is […]

Blackbird Signs Post-Production Facilities To New BP3 Program

Blackbird, the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video platform Blackbird, announces that it has signed up 14 post-production facilities to its new Blackbird Productions Partnership Program (BP3) in the last five months. Launched in January, BP3 enables post-production facilities to offer the Blackbird cloud video platform to media production companies internationally. The BP3 program is in line with […]

New Version Of Blackbird On Microsoft Azure Available

Forbidden Technologies plc, developer and seller of cloud video platform Blackbird, says that the new version of Blackbird on Microsoft Azure delivers even faster cloud video performance. Blackbird is exhibiting at the Microsoft booth (SL6716) at this week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas. Any company working with video for all or part of their workflows can use the […]