Forbidden Technologies plc New sporting events using Forscene 


03/05/2016

Forbidden Technologies plc (AIM: FBT), the AIM-quoted owner and developer of Forscene (the market-leading cloud video platform), Captevate (the consumer video editor), and eva (the video social network), is pleased to announce that Forscene will be used during the summer of 2016 in two major sporting events, in each case for the first time.

The first new sporting event is a global tennis tournament occurring in London. Forscene will be used as part of a larger workflow with an existing client to collect, edit and distribute highlights packages to digital channels. This is the first time that Forscene will be used in tennis and brings in additional revenue from an existing client.

The second new sporting event is a major international sporting games for disabled athletes held in Brazil this year. Forscene will be used to edit and distribute highlight packages to social media and to various websites. This is the first time that Forscene will be used for this particular event and brings in additional revenue from an existing client.

Aziz Musa, CEO of Forbidden Technologies, said:

"Our commercial traction in 2016 continues unabated. We continue to demonstrate the effectiveness of our new strategy and its execution with our ability to sell our products into new workflows, growing revenues from both new and existing clients. The tennis event in particular offers an exceptional opportunity to leverage a valuable marketing case study to help drive further sales."