SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - February 12, 2007 - blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, today announced an agreement with Blip TV, a premium entertainment channel dedicated to high quality short films and entertainment. blinkx will index Blip TV’s premium short films, animations, spoofs, extreme sports and popular clips and make it easily searchable at www.blinkx.com.
Under the terms of this agreement, blinkx users will have access to all of BlipTV.com’s entertaining 10 second to 3 minute video clips. blinkx users will be able to find and watch a variety of popular short films including spoofs like “Birthday Girl” and “Bag Boy” to short documentaries like “Bicycle Gangs of New York”.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with blinkx to allow users greater access to our content,” said Paula Montondo, President Blip TV. “blinkx’s unique search technology ensures that our entertaining short film content is easy to view and find on the Web.”
“This agreement with BlipTV.com furthers our commitment to offering users the most extensive collection of online content by giving them access to the most high quality and entertaining short films on the Web and we are delighted to be partnering with them,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CTO, blinkx.
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to search new forms of online content such as video. With more than 100 partners and seven million hours of indexed video and audio content, including favorite TV moments, news clips, short documentaries, music videos, video blogs and more, blinkx uses advanced speech recognition technology to deliver results that are more accurate and reliable than standard metadata-based keyword searches.
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.
Blip TV is a premium mobile entertainment channel. Fast paced, funny shorts for people on the go! Blip TV provides the best in shorts, animations, spoofs, extreme sports and popular clips. We cut through the crap so you don’t have to! Unlike sites filled with hours of viewer-produced content with little production value or storyline, Blip TV carries content from established directors of Super Bowl ads and award winning short films. Blip TV can be seen on: Sprint, MobiTV,ROK TV, Cellfish and will be launching on additional mobile outlets shortly. Blip TV is based in Los Angeles CA. www.bliptv.com
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