Burst Achieves Avid Platform Certification

Burst, the mobile video technology company that enables broadcasters, media companies, rights holders, and brands to instantly deliver mobile video to broadcast, OTT, and digital, has completed Avid Platform Certification.

Using the Avid Connectivity Toolkit, Burst and Avid collaborated to build a clean, effective connector between the Burst mobile video platform and Avid Media Central.  Now, mutual customers are assured of a simple and painless connection between the platforms and that each will work as designed to streamline the integration of mobile video into an Avid production workflow.

screen-shot-2017-02-23-at-8-26-25-pmEarlier this year, Burst announced its acceptance into the Avid Alliance Partner program and resulting inclusion in the Avid Connectivity Partner roster. The Avid Connectivity Partner Program offers a full range of resources designed to help developers and their organizations connect their media solutions to the MediaCentral Platform. These include the Avid Connectivity Toolkit, and professional and solution certifications. The Burst mobile video platform enables Avid customers to acquire video content from media teams, fans or followers and seamlessly integrate that video into Avid workflows for play-out to broadcast or post-production editing. The Burst Connector Module will work directly with Media | Director and the MediaCentral | UI Toolkit.

“Partnership with the leading technology providers in the industry is a critical element of our strategy to make Burst a must-have partner for any organization looking to easily add mobile video to production workflows,” says Bryant McBride, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Burst, Inc. “Certification by Avid, a true industry leader, will allow us to  show mutual customers just how easy it is to significantly reduce production time and expense for both curated video and user-generated content by integrating the Burst platform with Avid solutions.”

“Avid sets the bar high for Certified Partners because we are committed to delivering an industry-best experience for our customers,” says Alan Hoff, Vice President, Market Solutions, Avid. “Burst has met that criteria, and we’re confident that, together, we will help our customers incorporate mobile video seamlessly into their workflows giving them access to a new, cost-effective world of video content.”

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