As the Games Begin, blinkx Offers Curated Channel of Winter Olympics Coverage
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. — February 7, 2014 — As the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony unfolds, fans around the world are eagerly waiting to cheer on their country and witness the world’s best athletes compete. With more competitions occurring simultaneously than ever before, many will be turning this year to the Internet to find the most interesting sports and entertainment clips from the games, seeking out everything from alpine skiing highlights to figure skating routines. To celebrate this historic event and the online excitement around it, blinkx, the Internet Media platform powered by CORE video technology, has created a dedicated Winter Olympics channel on blinkx.com. Updated with the most news-worthy clips of each day, the channel will ensure fans don’t miss the memorable moments or pulse-pounding events that define the 2014 games.
During the 2012 Summer Olympics, blinkx saw an increase in both traffic and advertising spend during the two week period, as fans and advertisers alike flocked to online video for highlights and lowlights of the summer games. As such, for the 2014 Winter Olympics blinkx has taken steps to provide an even better viewing environment for easy-access to all the breaking news from the games.
Watch the most exciting events and memorable medal winners in blinkx’s up-to-date Winter Games Channel.
blinkx (LSE AIM: BLNX) is an Internet media company that connects consumers and brands through premium content online. Founded in 2004, blinkx pioneered Internet Video Search using its patented COncept Recognition Engine (CORE). This technology leverages speech recognition, text and image analysis to deeply understand the meaning and context of video content to generate improved search relevancy for consumers and a brand safe environment for advertisers. Today, blinkx is a broad digital media technology, distribution and monetization platform that connects consumers, advertisers and content across four screens. Through its partnerships with hundreds of media companies, including ABC, NBC, Conde Nast, Reuters and Bloomberg, blinkx has indexed and search enabled millions of hours of video content. blinkx powers video search, discovery or monetization on thousands of online properties including Lycos, ABC, CBS and Fox Sports. blinkx is headquartered in San Francisco, California with 15 offices worldwide. For more information please visit www.blinkx.com.
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