LONDON, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbird plc (AIM:
BIRD), the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video
editing platform, Blackbird, announced today that EduTech
leader, Boclips, has deployed Blackbird for remote and
efficient cloud native video production.
Boclips is a cloud-based educational platform that provides
teachers and courseware developers easy access to over two million
rights-ready video clips from the world's most respected content
Blackbird is the world's fastest, most powerful professional
cloud native video editing and publishing platform, providing rapid
access to video content for the easy creation of clips, highlights
and long form content to multiple devices and platforms. Blackbird
enables enterprises to scale effortlessly, drive significant
productivity improvements and assist in meeting sustainability and
carbon reduction targets due to the platform's highly efficient
cloud native architecture.
The globally distributed Boclips production team will use
Blackbird to rapidly access incoming video content from over 200
providers. Working remotely, the team will use Blackbird's
browser-based professional level toolset to rapidly edit and enrich
content for publishing to the Boclips platform for immediate
availability to its global community. Blackbird will also pick up
content from the Boclips' AWS storage solution giving access to
pre-existing content for re-versioning work so that the value from
assets can be realised effectively.
Boclips Head of Content Operations, Rob Weeks said: "Blackbird will
dramatically speed up our video production capabilities and drive
significant efficiencies throughout our operations. We're excited
to be working with a fantastic partner that offers such a
great solution for our video workflow."
Blackbird CEO, Ian McDonough,
commented: "Really happy to have a client of Boclips'
quality and educational mission on the Blackbird platform. Once
again Blackbird has proven to be an ideal solution for the
education and e-learning sector. By replacing traditional methods
of production with Blackbird across distributed and remote
production, Boclips' team can transform their production
cycles. The Blackbird technology and architecture that enables
genuine collaborative cloud native video editing is reducing
content delivery lead times and boosting productivity."
Blackbird drives awareness, monetization and efficiencies for
brands in the sports, news, entertainment and enterprise
sectors. The company's customers include Tata Communications,
EVS, IMG, Deltatre, BT, Sky News Arabia, A+E Networks, NHL, Eleven
Sports, Riot Games, the U.S Department of State and 50 local US
news stations with TownNews.
About Blackbird plc
Blackbird operates in the fast-growing SaaS and cloud video
market, and has created the world's most advanced suite of
cloud-native computing applications for video, all underpinned by
its lightning-fast codec. Blackbird's patented technology allows
for frame accurate navigation, playback, viewing and editing in the
cloud. Blackbird enables 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.