28 August 2020, London and Mumbai – Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD), the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, has partnered with Tata Communications, to launch its cloud-based video editing services for live video to the media & sports industry. Blackbird plc has recently secured a multi-year order from Tata Communications.
Tata Communications is a digital ecosystem enabler that powers today’s fast-growing digital economy. The company is leading the technology disruption in the media, entertainment & sports industry through its global network infrastructure and advanced suite of media and entertainment solutions. This includes its broadcast quality video network service (‘Video Connect’) for managed video services as well as cloud and edge-based solutions as part of its Media Ecosystem. Blackbird will be leveraging the wider video acquisition capabilities of the Tata Communications’ Video Connect network as well as the cloud media infrastructure of Media Ecosystem to jointly deliver a leading cloud-based video editing service for live video.
Blackbird is the world’s fastest, most powerful professional cloud video editing and publishing platform, providing remote and rapid access to video content for the easy creation of clips, highlights and longer form content to multiple devices and platforms. A fully-featured editor accessed through any browser, easy to learn and needing only limited bandwidth to use, Blackbird powers significant productivity and efficiency benefits for any enterprise organisation working with video.
|Blackbird plc||Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245|
|Ian McDonough, Chief Executive Officer|
|Adrian Lambert, Marketing Director|
|Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)||Tel: +44 (0)20 3328 5656|
|Nick Naylor / Asha Chotai (Corporate Finance)|
|Amrit Nahal (Sales)|
About Blackbird plc
Blackbird plc operates in the fast-growing SaaS and cloud video market. It has created Blackbird®, the world’s most advanced suite of cloud-native computing applications for video, all underpinned by its lightning-fast codec. Blackbird plc’s patented technology allows for frame accurate navigation, playback, viewing and editing in the cloud. Blackbird® underpins multiple applications, which are used by rights holders, broadcasters, sports and news video specialists, esports, live events and content owners, post-production houses, other mass market digital video channels and corporations.
Since it is cloud-native, Blackbird® removes the need for costly, high end workstations and can be used from almost anywhere on almost any device. It also allows full visibility on multi-location digital content, improves time to market for live content such as video clips and highlights for social media distribution, and ultimately results in much more effective monetisation.
Blackbird® is a registered trademark of Blackbird plc.
Blackbird is best-of-breed
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