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 […]

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 […]

Simon Says Intros Assemble, A New Way To Edit Video

Simon Says, a timecode-based AI transcription platform for video professionals, today launched Simon Says Assemble, a new product and significant expansion to the Simon Says platform that makes video editing as simple as copying and pasting text. Assemble lets production teams and clients quickly and easily lock story from the web; import and transcribe interview […]

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 […]

Vizrt Streamlines Editing Workflow Capabilities For Viz Story 2 And Viz One 7 And Adobe Premiere Pro

Vizrt, a global provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools for media content creators, continues to add more powerful video editing capabilities into media production workflows with expanded integration for Adobe Premiere Pro. Editing is placed at the center of creative workflows with the newest releases of the Viz Story easy editing tool and the Viz […]

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 […]

NAB SHOW 2020

Boris FX Withdraws From NAB 2020

New product announcements and featured customer presentations will debut online in April.

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 […]

NAB SHOW 2019

Avid Overhauls Media Composer, Intros Nexis Cloudspaces

The inventor of TV’s first non-linear editing platform has reimagined the solution, adding a new UI, distributed processing, finishing and delivering capabilities and other features. It also brought to market a new cloud-based version of its storage platform, offering customers a free, three-month trial.

Grass Valley Unveils EDIUS 7 With 4K Support

GEARING UP FOR NAB: EDITING

Editing Systems Offer Range Of Upgrades

Compatibility is key in the editing products that will be on display at April’s NAB Show. According to the vendors and their customers, editing systems should not only accommodate the ever-growing list of video formats, but also interact with competing platforms. Other hot button improvements include improved graphics and scalability, and around-the-clock access to tools from anywhere. And Apple hopes to win back customers with a new version of Final Cut Pro that restores many previous features.

TECH SPOTLIGHT

Controversy In the Edit Suite: Final Cut Pro X

The new, lower-priced version of Apple’s popular editing software has resulted in a firestorm of reaction. Many professional craft editors don’t like a lot of the changes, especially the inability to transfer projects from Final Cut Pro 7 to the new version. But for many television stations — on a mission to lower costs and hire less skilled personnel to spread video content to a wide array of new platforms — the $299 price tag means it may live alongside server-based news editing systems from companies such as Avid and Grass Valley.

Avid Continues To Struggle With New Identity

The company has released new software-only versions of its most popular products in an effort to compete with a number of Macintosh and PC-based vendors that offer less expensive NLE products based on off-the-shelf technology.