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blinkx Goes Green With New Environmentally Friendly Video

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – April 22, 2009 - blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced new partnerships with Gaiam, The Green Girls, and GardenGirlTV.  More green and environmental video is available than ever before at www.blinkx.com.  Leveraging its unique AdHoc platform, blinkx will also place contextually relevant advertising against these videos, and share resulting advertising revenue with the partners.

Hundreds of new eco-friendly clips have been added to blinkx’s index, just in time for Earth Day.  Visitors to www.blinkx.com will now have easy access to health and fitness clips from Gaiam, a provider of information, goods, and services to customers who value the environment, as well as green home, design, food and entertainment footage from The Green Girls.  Users can also check out garden and lifestyle tips from Garden Girl TV, a site devoted to educating people inhabiting just about any environment about sustainable living.

“The green trend has been embraced by companies and organizations all over the world, and blinkx is thrilled to be part of the group,” said Suranga Chandratillake, CEO and founder, blinkx.  “We think both seasoned environmentalists and those casually considering “going green” will enjoy the Earth-friendly clips available on blinkx, including footage from new partners Gaiam, The Green Girls, and GardenGirlTV.” 

“It’s more important than ever before to get the word out about intelligent, environmentally-conscious practices, products, and services that will benefit our Earth,” said Everett Sizemore, manager of SEO strategy, Gaiam.  “We’re pleased to partner with blinkx, who has devised a smart technology that will allow our clips to get exposure more efficiently and effectively than ever before.”

As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web.  The company has made more than 450 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.

About blinkx

blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 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.

About Gaiam

Founded in Boulder, Colorado in 1988, Gaiam is a provider of information, goods and services to customers who value the environment, a sustainable economy, healthy lifestyles, alternative healthcare and personal development.

About The Green Girls

TheGreenGirls.com is all about finding the fun in living green as well as giving inspirations in living a conscious lifestyle.  We provide coverage from red carpets to the freshest green tips. Regardless, your experience will always be positive!

About GardenGirlTV

Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, is a contributing editor to Fine Gardening’s GROW magazine, a columnist in Organic Gardening Magazine, a contributor to Farmers Almanac and the host of their public television show Farmers Almanac TV. Patti’s retail product line was named Best Retail product 2008 at the Independent Garden Center show in Chicago and Best Retail product at the New England Grows show 2009. Patti is rated the most watched Garden Host on the web by Tube Mogul, an independent third party tracking service.

Press Contacts for blinkx:

Tim Turpin
Sparkpr
+1 (415) 321 1894
tim.turpin@sparkpr.com

Nicole Love
Marlin PR
+44 207 869 8328
Nicole.love@marlinpr.com

NOMAD for blinkx
Charles Lytle
Citi

Press Contact for Gaiam:

Everett Sizemore
Gaiam
+1 (303) 222 8229
everett.sizemore@gaiam.com

Press Contact for The Green Girls:

Damon Levy
damon@adsmanagementllc.com

Press Contact for GardenGirlTV:

Patti Morena
GardenGirlTV
+1 (617) 989 0588
pmoreno@filmshack.com