Forbidden’s established web-based services are having a significant impact on today’s broadcast
and post-production world, as an increasing number of organisations modernise their workflows.
Tue 18th Jun, 2013
FORscene is now widely used by professionals for editing - from rough cuts to finishing
- and Forbidden gets direct market feedback on which upgrades will best allow FORscene
to move further up the value chain.
The Multiple video overlay tracks upgrade (including picture in picture and animated graphics with transparency),
brings FORscene into line with more sophisticated editors.
Fri 14th Jun, 2013
"Forbidden Technologies’ Cloud video platform, FORscene is being used by Wall to Wall, part of the
Shed Media Group, for series two of The Voice UK for BBC One",
"Having easy access to each artist’s timelines, including notes, greatly helped the first few weeks of edit, [enabling] easy searching of footage later on".
In the Trade Press,
reported that the BBC1 talent show The Voice UK,
"the BBC’s most successful new entertainment launch in over a decade",
had stepped up its use of FORscene,
with over 2,500 hours of material ingested and use for more of the workflow, quoting
Envy Post Production head of operations Jai Cave:
"The producers could easily search through previous footage on FORscene to create packages showcasing each artist’s journey.
They could do this either from Envy or back at the office".
Thu 13th Jun, 2013
that Wall to Wall, part of the Shed Media Group, is using FORscene for series two of The Voice UK for BBC One.
FORscene’s use was extended for this series to make use of the editing and new marker features.
Wed 12th Jun, 2013
FORscene has many video tutorials covering different aspects of the platform.
Today’s bonanza includes three new videos:
Freeze frame overview, Match frame overview and Fit-to-fill overview.
Tue 11th Jun, 2013
Tablet sales are expected to exceed laptop sales this year,
with Android tablet sales in particular growing rapidly.
Version 1.89 of Forbidden’s
Android app targets these devices.
Fri 7th Jun, 2013
Forbidden’s FORscene Cloud infrastructure is further benefiting from economies of scale.
This upgrade completes the connection of Forbidden’s multiple sites over dedicated leased lines,
cutting the marginal cost of backup traffic between the sites by a factor of 16.
Thu 6th Jun, 2013
Forbidden’s Clesh Showreel gives selected Clesh users the ability to publish their videos - without sacrificing any rights over their content.
Our latest publisher shows a more humorous take on life.
Tue 4th Jun, 2013
On Forbidden’s new contract win with deltatre, Proactive Investors
"Deltatre’s client portfolio covers a global range of the leading sports rights-owning federations and broadcasters".
Paul Bristow, Chief Commercial Officer of deltatre:
"We now plan to integrate this cloud based video editing platform into our product portfolio
as we believe major sports properties will benefit from the faster workflows,
collaborative production tools and significant cost savings that FORscene is able to provide".
Mon 3rd Jun, 2013
Following the successful integration for an international client, Forbidden has
its relationship with deltatre.
deltatre combine their technological prowess with their love of sport to deliver cutting edge services
to the global sports market - now to include FORscene.
Fri 31st May, 2013
looks how Forbidden’s new partnerships are transforming its business model by increasing the size of its typical deals and opening up new markets.
"Forbidden’s Olympic success is a prime example of that model in operation ...
The company also recently struck a Pan African deal with IT services heavyweight Atos".
Wed 29th May, 2013
Atos, the global Systems Integrator, launched their Media Services in South Africa
with FORscene the cornerstone of their offer.
Forbidden’s CEO Stephen Streater was the keynote speaker at both the
Fri 24th May, 2013
Forbidden continues to expand - this time
an R&D Manager. This senior position
managing the internal R&D team
and assisting the commercial team with planning large external integration projects.
Tue 21st May, 2013
covers the Atos launch:
"... It also means Atos can run its own FORscene cloud,
providing hosting and administration, customer support
and consulting on web-enabled workflow solutions to media clients across Africa,
including broadcasters and advertising agencies".
Forbidden’s broker Cenkos reiterates its BUY rating, concluding its note with:
"FBT has shown momentum with a number of channel partners over the last few months
and the potential with Atos is sizeable as they market cloud based post production solutions across the region".
Mon 20th May, 2013
Forbidden is sending a team to South Africa to support the
of their FORscene cloud.
Atos is the first company to install a FORscene cloud for their own clients’ use,
opening up new opportunities to scale the FORscene user base independently
of Forbidden’s own direct sales force.
Fri 17th May, 2013
Forbidden uses open source software, because all bugs can be fixed.
Forbidden has fixed the only bug reported in the previous version - meaning that there are again no reported unfixed bugs.
Tue 14th May, 2013
its 2013 AGM video.
Forbidden gives its shareholders a warm welcome at its Annual General Meetings,
which are followed by informal discussions and lunch.
Fri 10th May, 2013
With over 18,000 Android accounts set up to date, even rare issues are worth sorting.
Version 1.87 of the
improves feedback to customers who type illegal email addresses when creating accounts.
Thu 9th May, 2013
FORscene improvements have continued apace, with features aimed at fast sports editing of live events leading the upgrades.
Further software upgrades ensure the FORscene Cloud has significant spare capacity even under record load.
Thu 2nd May, 2013
Hybridan’s small cap wrap coverage of Forbidden’s AGM statement is
in Proactive Investors.
"The Company at its AGM explained that 2013 has started encouragingly well ...
Since the beginning of the year Forbidden has signed several significant agreements each of which extends the reach of FORscene".
Wed 1st May, 2013
Memory efficiency improvements underly the latest upgrade to
for Android, v1.86,
allowing download from the cloud up to 50% faster on high latency connections.
As a bonus, uploaded stereo audio comes out panned left and right, simplifying audio editing.