11 September 2023, Blackbird plc (AIM:BIRD; OTCQX:BBRDF), the technology licensor, developer and seller of market-leading cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, announces a contract win with an OEM partner for use at a global Summer Games in 2024.
This Summer Games deployment will involve Blackbird’s cloud video editing platform being used to edit and publish content from up to 70 concurrent live streams and provide rights holders all over the world with the availability of the full editing suite. The deal also covers Blackbird’s usage on two other events, including a schools project and a global Youth Games.
Blackbird plc’s CEO, Ian McDonough, commented:
“We are delighted to announce that Blackbird will again be deployed on this world recognised international sporting event next year. An event of this scale and complexity requires unremitting reliability in its partners and we have a successful track record in delivering on tournaments of this stature.
“We are both proud to have been selected and honoured to sit at the epicentre of content creation during this iconic competition. This win is testament to the resilience of our tech which has proven itself again and again as a trusted partner for live sports production.”
Ian McDonough, Chief Executive Officer
Stephen White, Chief Operating and Financial Officer
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