SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.— October 27, 2009— blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, today announced blinkx Music, a new tool for finding and watching music videos online. Offering music videos of every genre, from Rap to Country to Classical, and featuring a huge and varied constellation of artists, blinkx Music enables users to find their favorite music videos all through a single online gateway. From old favorites like U2, to rising stars on the scene like Lady Gaga, blinkx Music has indexed over 33,000 hours of music video from over 10,000 artists to become the most comprehensive source on the Web.
Search by artist, album, genre or song to watch the music video of your choice, or simply browse the top tunes of the moment. blinkx Music allows users to post comments and interact with other fans, and also offers background information about bands and their work.
“There are hundreds of thousands of music videos available on the Web today which makes it nearly impossible to navigate and find what you are looking for,” said Suranga Chandratillake, CEO and founder, blinkx. “Based on the success of blinkx Remote, our online TV guide, we recognized there was a need to help organize music videos and make them easily searchable on the Web. By leveraging our award-winning video search index, we built blinkx Music to help our users find their favorite music videos quickly, easily and in one place.”
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 530 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.
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