EVS and Blackbird join forces to drive innovation in international sporting events

Logos of Blackbird and EVS

Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform Blackbird, has announced a partnership with EVS with launch deployments for international sporting events.

EVS Chief Marketing Officer, Nicolas Bourdon, said: “As a certified partner within our Technology Partner Program, Blackbird is helping EVS to expand its live and near-live content management and distribution offering with the integration of a flexible infrastructure and future-proof cloud-based video editing that meets the challenging demands of the world’s most prestigious sporting events.”

Blackbird CEO, Ian McDonough, added: “It’s a real thrill for us to announce this partnership with EVS who are synonymous with the production of the world’s most emotive and high value sports content as well as global news and market leading entertainment shows. To announce this together with a deployment on two of the greatest international sporting events taking place in the near future is simply fantastic. It highlights not only the attributes of the Blackbird technology but also the confidence that EVS has in our team to deliver on the biggest of stages.”

Blackbird’s customers include IMG, Deltatre, Sky News Arabia, A+E Networks, NHL, Eleven Sports, Riot Games, Arsenal FC, the U.S Department of State and 50 local US news stations with TownNews.

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