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blinkx Advances Lead in Video Search, Surpasses New Milestone With Over 18 Million Hours of Content and More Than 220 Media Partnerships

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - October 29, 2007 - blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, today reached a new milestone: with more than 220 media partnerships and indexing over 18,000,000 hours of video, audio, viral and TV content, blinkx is the top destination for searching video on the Web.

“We continue to sign top quality partners in popular areas such as sports and entertainment content,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “New agreements this quarter include CelebTV, and PromQueen, and with the launch of our native language search for French, German and Spanish TV and video content, we are furthering our commitment to offering consumers the largest index and the most effective video search technology available on the Web.”

In addition to improving the video search experience for consumers, with introduction of AdHoc, the first contextual advertising platform for video, blinkx is delivering solutions to help media companies monetize their content on the Internet, attracting name brand advertisers such as Nokia, BestBuy, General Motors and ABC.

As a pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the most intuitive way to search new forms of online content such as video. blinkx uses advanced speech recognition technology to deliver results that are more accurate and reliable than standard metadata-based keyword searches.

About blinkx

blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s most comprehensive video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 18 million 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 user-generated content 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 based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at

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