blinkx Announces Agreements to Distribute Premium Content from the BBC, CBS and The Weather Channel
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. - February 28, 2008 - blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, today announced content partnerships with the BBC, CBS and The Weather Channel.
“We’re thrilled to be adding this exciting programming to our service,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “Through these partnerships, we’re able to further our commitment to our users by offering them the most comprehensive index of premium video content on the Web today.”
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx serves more than 50 million unique visitors every month. blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to search new forms of online content such as video. With more than 220 partners and 18 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 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 www.blinkx.com.
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