San Francisco, Calif. - November 27, 2006 -blinkx, the smartest and largest video search engine on the Web, today announced that Atom Entertainment, Inc. will use blinkx to power search at AddictingClips (www.addictingclips.com), its fast-growing user-generated- entertainment service, which enables users to upload, share, and discover video clips, cartoons and games on the Web. blinkx will index hundreds of hours of entertaining user-generated content from AddictingClips and make it available at www.blinkx.com.
AddictingClips allows users to upload, play and share unique user-generated video clips, cartoons and flash games online. AddictingClips content spans almost every category including short films, comedy, weird and wacky clips, movie and TV content, animation, games, and music. blinkx's unique ability to listen to, transcribe, and index audio and video will allow AddictingClips users to quickly access all forms of rich media content.
blinkx will power search for AddictingClips.com, enabling users to search content on the AddictingClips site as well as over 7 million hours of audio and video content from other online video providers.
"We are excited to extend Atom Entertainment's unique AddictingClips content to our users, and we are thrilled that they have chosen us to power video search on their website," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CTO of blinkx. "This venture will provide even easier access to content on AddictingClips.com for their users."
"AddictingClips offers a broad and dynamic lineup of content, publishing video and Flash content uploaded by its members, and pointing users to hot content on other sites," said AddictingClips product manager Brendan Jackson. "blinkx's video search capabilities will make it even easier for our users to quickly find what they are looking for on AddictingClips and beyond."
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to search. blinkx's advanced speech recognition technology delivers results that are more accurate and reliable than metadata-based keyword services, such as those offered by companies like Google and Yahoo!.
blinkx is the world's most comprehensive video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 7,000,000 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 Garage Video 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 a privately-held company based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
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