blinkx Leverages XOS Digital Content to Cover College Hoops Hype
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.— April 03, 2013— blinkx, the Internet Media platform powered by CORE, the world’s most advanced video engine, today announced an agreement with XOS Digital, the leading provider of content management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and professional sports organizations. This agreement will give blinkx users access to a wide array of original and high-quality sports content from teams throughout the country, allowing sports fans to catch every memorable play and three pointer during the 2013 basketball tournament season and beyond.
From highlights to post-game press conferences, blinkx will be the season ticket-holder for your favorite college sports. XOS Digital manages the distribution of copyrighted sports property content and brings fans into the center of the court and the strategy-huddles on the sidelines, ensuring you do not miss any athlete’s game-winning shot or coach’s game-changing play. For the basketball addicts looking to keep tabs on their brackets, XOS Digital will provide blinkx users with in-depth coverage of the best teams leading up to the finals.
“Sports videos are always in extremely high demand on blinkx, and the college basketball finals might be the most exciting and engaging season of the year,” said S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO, blinkx. “We’re very pleased to add XOS Digital’s extensive library of high-quality sports content to blinkx, giving our users the timely coverage they’re looking for.”
“XOS Digital manages the rights for more than 100 collegiate sports properties and provides highlights, press conferences and original programs to the blinkx audience,” said Chris McCleary, CEO, XOS Digital. “We are excited to partner our content with blinkx’s unique technology to provide devoted sports fans with the in-depth content they desire.”
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 (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the Internet Media platform powered by CORE, the world’s most advanced video engine. blinkx links viewers with content distributors and monetizes those interactions through advertising. Through its flagship site, blinkx.com, the company pioneered video search on the Internet and today has an index of over 35 million hours of searchable video and more than 800 media partnerships. In addition, blinkx powers video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites, including Ask.com and AOL. blinkx continues to develop innovative approaches to digital video distribution, and has expanded into mobile video and Connected TV through partnerships with Samsung, Sony, Roku and other industry leaders. blinkx is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and London, England. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
About XOS Digital
Founded in 1999, XOS Digital serves more than 400 sports organizations with advanced technology enabled solutions that improve team performance and capture, preserve and create enhanced value for their digital media assets. The ever-expanding portfolio of products and services including the XOS Thunder™ HD Coaching Platform, XOS ThunderCloud Suite, XOS Exchange™, XOS Digital Licensing Portal™, XOS Vault™ digital asset management system and the XOS Digital Sports Network™ reflect the XOS Digital commitment to continuing innovation. For more information, visit www.xosdigital.com.
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