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Blackbird flies to Australia to showcase at ABE 2018

August 1, 2018

Forbidden Technologies will be showcasing Blackbird, the workstation experience in the cloud, at the ABE Show in Australia next week.

A team from Blackbird will be at the event to provide demonstrations and discuss Blackbird’s unique benefits for managing video in the cloud. The team will talk delegates through the revolutionary strengths of the Blackbird cloud video platform which significantly enhances the way organisations work with digital video – maximising the value of video assets and increasing monetisation in a rapidly evolving broadcast and digital landscape.

Blackbird is the only cloud-native provider of high precision video production and delivery tools, ensuring a true workstation experience in the cloud. Video professionals and non-professionals alike working with live, non-live and high-volume video content can seamlessly collaborate through hyper-accelerated accessibility, editing and distribution of video content across the world on any device using bandwidth as low as 2Mb per second on any device – Blackbird is so powerful that it enables users to frame-accurately view and edit video content just 6 seconds after live.

The ABE Show is the leading annual trade event for the media and entertainment industry in Australia and New Zealand bringing together hundreds of professionals from around the region. Running from 7 to 9th August in Sydney, this year’s conference theme is ‘Empowering Content Production and Delivery Technology’ with industry experts discussing hot topics such as IP production and delivery, 4K, HDR, HEVC, OTT and cloud broadcasting.

Forbidden Head of Operations, Max McGonigal said: “We’re really looking forward to showcasing Blackbird to the Australian and New Zealand media industry. ABE looks very well attended with a great line up of speakers and exhibitors and we’re sure that the event will prove to be very productive as Blackbird continues to spread its international wings.”

Blackbird has enjoyed a very strong year to date with contracts and partnerships announced with leading technology and media companies including, Veritone, Our House Media, Dragon Touch Systems, Middlechild, Fanview and ESP Gaming.

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