Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, and award-winning architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), announced a partnership and integration with Blackbird, the world’s fastest, most powerful professional cloud video editing and publishing platform that provides rapid access to video content for the easy creation of clips and highlights to multiple devices and platforms. Blackbird powers significant productivity and efficiency benefits for any enterprise organization producing video content with a highly responsive, fully-featured editor accessed through any browser, easy to learn and needing only limited bandwidth to use.
The only professional video editor developed specifically in, and available for the browser, Blackbird delivers unbeatable speed, scalability, and richness of editing features and video output. The platform allows users to quickly go to market, scale effortlessly and flexibly across organizations, ensure content quality and drive massive efficiencies across any enterprise organization. This fast, powerful cloud video editing and publishing platform can be deployed in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud instances with live Zixi workflows, and enables the ability to insert branding, advertising and sponsored content for delivery to subscriber platforms. The integrated SDVP provides ultra-low latency video delivery with the Zixi protocol, proven reliability and extensive transport, network and content quality analytics through Zixi Video Solutions stack. ZEN Master, the industry’s leading virtual control plane, allows remote users to maintain business continuity by enabling them to securely orchestrate, manage and monitor broadcast quality, low latency live video workflows from anywhere in the world.
“This partnership with a world-leading technology provider, Zixi, is an integral part of Blackbird’s OEM strategy,” said, Ian McDonough, Blackbird CEO. “Zixi is the default standard for the ingest and distribution of the live video. Blackbird enables customers to distribute and syndicate broadcast-quality video content to OTT, web and digital platforms and with our customers insisting on using these two great technologies together, we are very happy to have partnered to bring this offering to market.”
“The Blackbird Zixi integration allows for the real-time ingest of live video, and then lightning-fast video viewing, clipping, editing and immediate publishing for the realization of monetization,” said John Wastcoat, SVP Alliances, Zixi. “Blackbird is another example of the breadth of the best-of-breed technology partners in the Zixi Enabled Network that power every part of the end-to-end broadcaster workflow from ingest to editing to playout.”