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Cloud-based editing enables ‘edit & roam’

The following is an article written by John Maxwell Hobbs for Feed Magazine TV about Blackbird in September 2019: Forbidden Technologies was doing cloud-based video editing before most companies even thought it was possible. The company’s new incarnation, Blackbird, aims to takes its pioneering technology mainstream. Blackbird is flying into...

September 2019: Blackbird Product News

Twitter Embedded Playback and Geo-Restrictions Blackbird’s existing integration for direct submission to the Twitter platform has been enhanced with the capability to include additional content controls for the use of media sent to the social media platform. This includes control of embedded playback and geo-restricted white list and black list...

SnappyTV is ending soon

It’s finally official. Twitter announced over the Summer that its live video editing tool, SnappyTV, will be phased out on 31st December 2019. Acquired by Twitter in 2014, SnappyTV allows live video producers to create highlight clips from their broadcasts and share them via tweets to boost audience engagement. A...

This may be the fastest video editing technology anywhere

The following is an article written by David Shapton for RedShark News about Blackbird in July 2019: With a video editor in a browser that works with a 2MBit/s connection, Blackbird has some seriously impressive technology Do you remember when Gmail first arrived? It was a quantum leap for email. All of...

Blackbird Plans Launch into Video Distribution

The following is an article written by Adrian Pennington for Streaming Media Europe about Blackbird in July 2019:  Blackbird, a developer of cloud-native postproduction tools, is moving into video distribution. Blackbird Player is built around core compression technology originally devised three decades ago by R&D director Stephen Streater. The player is likely...

‘WE’RE THE FASTEST IN THE WORLD – AND WE’RE NOT LEAVING THE UK’

The following is an article written by Alistair Hardaker for BusinessCloud about Blackbird in July 2019: Listed video firm Blackbird has built a roster of high-profile international clients but CEO Ian McDonough says it remains a UK company at its core. A London company whose software is used by hit...

Blackbird No Longer Forbidden

The following is an article written by Jay Ankeney for The Broascast Bridge about Blackbird in June 2019: Blackbird has developed new frame-accurate codecs and rendering technologies that are faster than real time. And it’s all done in the cloud. This company that is riding the crest of some remarkable...

What else can Blackbird do for your production?

Blackbird (formerly known as Forscene) is a cloud video platform which has been used by over 1000 productions as the industry standard viewing and logging tool. However, did you know that there is so much more you can do with Blackbird to help reduce the cost of your production? Here’s...

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