25th September 2019, London – Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD), developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform Blackbird, received a ‘What Caught My Eye’ award at IBC 2019 – one of just 6 products to win the prestigious accolade from over 1700 on display during the show.
The ‘What Caught My Eye’ awards are given to the most exciting, innovative and important products at IBC. They focus on leading, unique products that are changing the face of broadcast and on-demand publishing and driving the media technology revolution.
Blackbird was selected for the coveted award on behalf of IBC by guest expert, Renard Jenkins – a 30 year veteran of the television and film industry and VP of Operations, Engineering and Distribution at the Public Broadcasting Service in the US.
Blackbird is the world’s only video editing platform developed from the ground up specifically for the cloud. The fastest video clipping, editing and distribution platform on the market, Blackbird provides rapid access to live and non-live video for the creation of clips and highlights to multiple devices and platforms including web, broadcast, OTT and social. Accessed through any browser, easy to learn and needing only limited bandwidth to use, Blackbird delivers significant productivity and efficiency benefits to any enterprise level company working with video.
Blackbird is driving major awareness, engagement and reach for brands in the sports, esports, news, entertainment and enterprise sectors. Customers include IMG, Deltatre, MSG Networks, Gfinity, Peloton, TownNews and A+E Networks.