Zixi partners with Blackbird to enable real-time editing “from anywhere”

Webinar by Zixi with Blackbird

Zixi, a company known for enabling live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, has announced a partnership and integration with Blackbird, a cloud video editing and publishing platform that provides access to video content for the creation of clips and highlights to multiple devices and platforms.

Blackbird 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. In addition, ZEN Master 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 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 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” adds 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.”

Zixi and Blackbird will demonstrate their joint offering on Wednesday, April 29th at 11 AM EST/4 PM UK as part of Zixi’s two week  Zixi Powered! virtual showcase being run in lieu of NAB 2020. To register for the webinar visit Blackbird Zixi Live Video Cloud Editing.

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