blinkx Partners with Dailymotion to Enhance Search Results
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.— January 21, 2013— blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a partnership with Dailymotion, the world’s #2 website for discovering and sharing videos. Under the terms of the agreement, blinkx will embed Dailymotion’s player alongside its own content to give users seamless access to Dailymotion’s rich video library on blinkx. Dailymotion will place advertising against these videos and share resulting revenue with blinkx.
blinkx’s audience will now have an even greater variety of videos to choose from, whether searching for the latest TV clips, browsing the hottest film trailers, or just clicking through comedy sketches for a quick laugh. blinkx will tap into Dailymotion’s index of over 30 million videos, including premium fresh content from their Motionmaker Program and independent content creators, to make them simple to search for, discover and share.
“This agreement enhances our video index with a rich library of compelling and varied video content,” said S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO of blinkx. “Adding Dailymotion to our strong roster of partners enables us to continue to grow our index of up-to-date videos and ensure we deliver our video-viewing audience the very best in entertainment content.”
“blinkx’s integration into the Dailymotion Publisher platform heralds a prominent validation of our network’s growth, value and reach,” said Luc Dumont, SVP International Development for Dailymotion. “Our Publisher Network offers a tangible incentive for publishers like blinkx to give incremental visibility to the Dailymotion player across their digital network: it means more content, more time spent and now more monetization.”
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 signed more than 800 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 – the growing amount of TV and user-generated content on the Web means keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to—and even see—video on 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.
As one of the leading sites for sharing videos, Dailymotion attracts over 106 million unique monthly visitors (source: comScore, Inc., Video Metrix, March 2012) and 2billion videos views worldwide, offering the best content from users,independent content creators and premium partners. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides high?quality and HD video in a fast, easy?to?use online service that also automatically filters infringing material as notified by content owners. Offering 34 localized versions, Dailymotion’s mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. For more information, visit http://www.dailymotion.com.
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