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February 2019: Blackbird Product News

Blackbird Platform The Blackbird Platform has been undergoing a number of transformations. The platform is now available on https://cloud.blackbird.video – your login details are unchanged but password managers will require you to enter your credentials at login. Please update your bookmarks accordingly. Blackbird Ascent and Forte The JavaScript version of...

Blackbird Takes Flight for Fast, Cloud Native Video Publishing

The following is an article written by Digital Media World about Blackbird in November 2018: Cloud infrastructures have become more interesting to media companies because of their potential to cost-effectively, and rapidly, scale operations up or down. Also, within a cloud environment, organisations can use or offer customers services and...

December 2018: Blackbird Product News

Blackbird Edge server for OS X This recently released and field proven technology enables remote production teams and executives to gain visibility of content and the ability to begin operations faster than ever. The ability for Edge on OS X to fulfil live operation with its HLS ingest capability also...

Blackbird is transitioning to a browser based editing application

To all Blackbird users: We are thrilled to announce that Blackbird is transitioning to a browser based editing application. As part of this transition you will be able to login into your existing Blackbird account using a web browser (Chrome recommended) with no requirement for Java applet configuration or installation...

Finally it’s a reality – professional cloud video editing in JavaScript

The sheer audacity of it! Who – apart from Forbidden Technologies, the makers of Blackbird – could even envisage a professional-level cloud video editor in JavaScript? When we originally voiced this idea, it was met with incredulity. Yes, it would allow the ultimate cloud experience for the booming video market....

IABM interview with Forbidden Technologies’ CEO, Ian McDonough

The following is an interview that Forbidden Technologies’ CEO, Ian McDonough, gave to IABM at IBC 2018: We asked Ian McDonough, CEO at IABM member Blackbird, to tell us a bit about this apparently new name in our industry. Forbidden Technologies could really be described as a customer-centric R&D company for many...

Reflections on a successful IBC 2018

Rewind to NAB this year and we had just elevated the Blackbird brand and begun the process of re-engaging with existing clients as well as new prospects. Key themes from the show were artificial intelligence (AI) amongst others where the true value was being hidden behind excitement for its potential....

Hangin’ With … Blackbird CEO Ian McDonough

The following is an interview that Forbidden Technologies’ CEO, Ian McDonough, gave to SportsBusiness Daily in August 2018: IAN MCDONOUGH is the CEO of Blackbird, a cloud-based platform that allows users to quickly edit and publish video content from any browser remotely. Based in the U.K., the technology is helping...

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