blinkx Puts Viewers in the Driver’s Seat With New Car and Motoring Programs
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – April 7, 2009 – blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, today announced new partnerships with Automotive Rhythms, Live Car Shows, CarDataVideo, and Bumper2Bumpertv. Hundreds of new car and auto-related videos have been made available 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.
Casual auto enthusiasts and serious gear heads now have a one-stop shop for the latest car videos. From Automotive Rhythm’s urban automotive content and Live Car Shows’ car show coverage, to CarDataVideo and Bumper2Bumpertv’s expert car reviews, there’s sure to be something to get every car lover geared up.
“We’re delighted to offer this wealth of informative car-related content available to our viewers,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO of blinkx. “We’re positive countless users will enjoy ogling dream cars and researching future auto purchases.”
“We love transforming chance viewers into automotive fanatics and informed consumers,” said Automotive Rhythms President & Publisher, Kimatni Rawlins. “Likewise, we appreciate the opportunity presented to make our content discoverable to new audiences worldwide, which is why we’re so pleased to have our content available on blinkx.”
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.
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 Automotive Rhythms
Automotive Rhythms is a multi-media gateway for up-to-date information on new rides, bikes, car shows, vehicle technology, celebrity profiles and automotive lifestyle experiences. Consisting of Internet, print, radio, television and event properties, AR’s speaks to consumers in their respective voices from a unique perspective. AR is ranked number one on Google, AOL and Yahoo search engines under keywords “urban automotive.”
About Live Car Shows
Live Car Shows brings to you HD video of “one of a kind cars and owner interviews” you won’t find anywhere else. Shot in High Definition LCS travels the country to bring you hometown car shows and events.
Creators Kevin Muldoon and Steve Schuneman take their love for cars and brings it into you home on demand from blinkx.com. Contact them at email@example.com to list your show or arrange coverage of your event.
CarDataVideo is the video media arm of Car Data Co. a provider of premium automotive content for over 15 years. www.MyCarData.com
Bumper2Bumpertv looks at what’s new, what works, and what makes us scratch our heads about cars from the point of views of the potential buyer. If we like a car, we’ll tell you, if we don’t we’ll tell that too and say why. If we think the auto industry leaders are heading down the wrong road we will let them and you know. Most importantly we won’t waste your time with a review that goes on and on. After all you’ve got other things to do while surfing the web!!!
Press Contacts for blinkx:
+1 (415) 321 1894
+44 207 869 8328
NOMAD for blinkx
Press Contact for Automotive Rhythms:
+1 (877) 462 5844, ext 701
Press Contact for Live Car Shows:
+1 (661) 816 3297
Press Contact for CarDataVideo:
+1 (281) 633 0200
Press Contact for Bumper2Bumpertv:
+1 (404) 372 3269