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FORscene now supporting Serial Digital Interface (SDI)

Forbidden Technologies plc (Forbidden or the Company)

Forbidden Technologies today announces that FORscene, one of the worlds most advanced browser-based video editing applications operating in The Cloud, now supports SDI video input in both Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) resolutions.

SDI is the industry standard video carrier format – used for transmission of uncompressed digital video (with audio and time code) within broadcast production.

The SDI video input meets both Phase Alternating Line (PAL) and National Television System Committee (NTSC) standards.

SDI support allows FORscene to ingest source material from any professional video source in real time, opening up the web to the world of high quality formats.

Forbidden Technologies plc will be exhibiting at IBC2009 on stand 7.A08.

Stephen Streater, CEO of Forbidden Technologies, said:

"We remain committed to advancing Forbiddens leading web based post-production platform FORscene, which is becoming increasingly relevant across the broadcast industry. Support for SDI video meets a growing need as FORscene is used in ever more sophisticated ways.

For those attending the IBC 2009 exhibition, we would be delighted to welcome you to the Forbidden Stand, number 7.A08".


For further information please visit or contact:

Forbidden Technologies plc
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8879 7245
Stephen Streater, Chief Executive

Bishopsgate Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7562 3350
Maxine Barnes
Robyn Samuelson
Siobhra Murphy

Notes to Editors

Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, listed in February 2000.

The Company develops and markets a powerful internet video platform, FORscene, which is used by broadcasters, in professional web video, in education and by consumers. FORscene is one of the worlds most advanced browser-based applications, operating in The Cloud.

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