blinkx Partners with NBX Adding Hundreds of Hours of Exciting Sports Content to Search Index
SAN FRANCISCO - January 15, 2007 - blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, today announced a partnership with NBX, an online sports entertainment company. blinkx will index hundreds of hours of NBX’s sports highlights and analysis and make it easily searchable at www.blinkx.com.
NBX provides expert commentary on everything from football and baseball, to college basketball and hockey. blinkx users can find weekly in-season shows hosted by the top names in sports media, including Super Bowl champion Kevin Gogan and World Series MVP Dave Stewart. Users can also find competitive sports leagues, host discussions with friends, enter in weekly competitions and win prizes.
“We are delighted to partner with blinkx to offer users a superior online video experience,” said Tobey Corey, CEO and Chairman of NBX.com. “With blinkx’ s powerful search technology, NBX is able to give sports junkies informative video content that is readily accessible and intuitively organized.”
“We are thrilled to partner with NBX especially since the Superbowl is only weeks away,” said Suranga Chandratillake, CTO and founder of blinkx. “Through this partnership, our users will be able to find the best pre- and post-game game commentary and highlights.” As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to search new forms of online content such as video. With more than 100 partners and seven million hours of indexed video and audio content, including favorite TV moments, news clips, short documentaries, music videos, video blogs and more, blinkx uses advanced speech recognition technology to deliver results that are more accurate and reliable than standard metadata-based keyword searches.
blinkx is the world’s most comprehensive video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 7,000,000 hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out to solve a significant challenge - as TV and Garage Video on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to - and even see - the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is a privately-held company based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
About NBX, Inc.
NBX Inc. NBX Inc. (No Boundaries Experience) offers the NBX Fantasy Sportsbook integrated with the MyNBX Social Network and unfiltered sports media programs, providing the ultimate, interactive sports competition to avid sports fans. All NBX offerings are completely free. The NBX Fantasy Sportsbook allows sports fans to “wager” using NBX points, not their hard-earned cash. Players compete for bragging rights, weekly cash and prizes plus a chance to qualify for free fantasy sports tournaments with $10,000 grand prizes.
NBX, NBX Fantasy Sportsbook, MyNBX and The World Sports Betting Championships are Trademarks of NBX Inc.
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