SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - February 07, 2007 - blinkx, the world's largest video
search engine, today announced that it has been honored with the
prestigious DEMOgod award by DEMO 07 conference organizers.
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The DEMOgod distinction honors only 10 out of 68 DEMO 07 presenters,
recognizing "their ability to clearly articulate the significance of their
debuting technologies despite the pressures of a jaded audience, a make-or-
break level of expectation, and a glowing red six-minute count down clock."
DEMOgods are selected by DEMO Executive Producer Chris Shipley with input
from the production team, an inner circle of DEMO alumni and the reactions
of the DEMO audience.
During DEMO 07, blinkx unveiled "blinkx it," a free and simple tool
that enables bloggers to insert relevant video streams into their blogs,
and casual website builders to spice up their sites with video.
"It is truly an honor to be selected as a DEMOgod," said Suranga
Chandratillake, CTO and Founder of blinkx. "The conference attracts an
enormously influential audience, and we're thrilled to be recognized for
innovation at a show that has seen the debut of Java and the Handspring
device in previous years."
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 and podcasts. blinkx uses advanced speech recognition technology
that delivers 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
About the DEMO Conferences
Produced by Network World Events and Executive Forums, the semi-annual
DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are
hand - selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The
DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying
tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events
for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring, and U.S. Robotics, helping
them to secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships,
and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately
70 new companies, products and technologies. For more information on the
DEMO conferences, visit http://www.demo.com/ .
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