SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.—October 5, 2010—blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced a partnership with KidMango, the world’s largest online library of independent, professionally produced video created for kids under the age of 12. Under the terms of the agreement, over two thousand kid-friendly videos will now be fully searchable and viewable at www.blinkx.com.
The KidMango Library contains popular shows from some of the world's best producers of animation and live action, including thousands of videos covering everything from Einstein to aliens and vampires to Leonardo da Vinci. Now part of GenMouse Inc., an online network of kid-friendly Web sites, KidMango was previously incubated by PorchLight Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent family entertainment companies. Since 1995, PorchLight Entertainment has produced award-winning children's programming such as Jay Jay the Jet Plane (PBS), Tutenstein (Discover Kids), Animalia (BBC, PBS) and Secret Saturdays (Cartoon Network).
“Kids today are spending more time online than ever before, from watching TV shows, to playing games, to interacting with friends,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “For parents who are looking for wholesome, premium online programming to keep their children entertained, we’re delighted to offer KidMango’s high-quality, kid-friendly content on blinkx.”
“We’re committed to providing the best children’s entertainment to our viewers,” said Kevin Biggers, director of product of GenMouse, Inc. “Through this partnership, we’ll be able to leverage blinkx’s unique technology and vast network to deliver our popular cartoons and kids videos to parents and children everywhere.”
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 made more than 720 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 – as TV and user-generated content 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 based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
KidMango is the world's largest online library of independent, professionally produced kid-friendly video created for kids under the age of 12. KidMango covers everything from its online syndication platform to its web site to its internet TV applications. The KidMango Library brings together popular shows from some of the world's best producers of animation and live action, and includes over two thousand videos covering everything from Albert Einstein to vampires to Leonardo da Vinci to the Care Bears.
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