blinkx Launches blinkx Beat for Google TV
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.—October 29, 2010—blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced the launch of blinkx Beat for Google TV. blinkx Beat, blinkx’s popular Web channel of viral videos, has been polished and perfected for the big-screen, lean-back experience of television.
blinkx Beat is a riveting playlist of the latest and greatest online videos—hilarious bloopers, amazing stunts, ridiculous pranks and cute animals—and it will be available in full-screen, with single button control, at http://beat.blinkx.com/googletv. You can replay videos that you like, share them with your friends, or simply sit back and enjoy!
“blinkx Beat was designed and built to be watched like television,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO of blinkx. “It’s an addictive channel of snackable videos which offers an ideal sit-back and surf experience and we’re thrilled to make it available through Google TV.”
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.
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