Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market leading FORscene cloud video platform, is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with Bridge Digital Inc, the US integrator and value-added reseller of all tiers of data storage hardware, media asset management software, digital distribution services and customized technology solutions, to represent FORscene to the broadcast industry in the Americas.
Richie Murray, President, Bridge Digital Inc, said:
"The intelligent mix of compression, on-premises services and cloud computing make FORscene the obvious next step for our customers production requirements. With a powerful feature set and great pricing model, we expect to replicate the success Forbidden has enjoyed in its local market here in the Americas."
Greg Hirst, Business Development Director, Forbidden Technologies plc, said:
"We believe that the synergies between Forbidden and Bridge Digital will bring us to a new chapter in delivering FORscene to the Americas. Bridge Digitals dedicated sales and technical team has great experience in asset management and post production, and valuable reach into Central and South America. We are confident they will be able demonstrate the advantages of FORscene to a wide range of new users who place the emphasis on high-quality, cloud-based editing within an SaaS model."
About Forbidden Technologies
Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT, www.forbidden.co.uk) floated in February 2000.
The Company develops and delivers cloud-based solutions for collaborative video post-production. Its flagship product, FORscene, is one of the worlds most advanced cloud-based video post-production platforms. Launched at IBC in 2004, FORscene has been used to log, edit, review, and publish more than 3 million hours of professional video content. Forbidden partners with high-profile media and technology organisations including: Atos, BIM, deltatre, EVS, Key Code Media and Techtel.
For more information, please visit www.forbidden.co.uk or contact:
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Stephen Streater, CEO
Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245
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Bobbie Hilliam, Corporate Finance
Alex Aylen, Sales
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