SAN FRANCISCO and ST. LOUIS (July 16, 2007) - blinkx (London AIM: BLNX), the world’s largest video search engine, has partnered with Vibe Solutions Group (VSG) to add Pyro.TV, a revolutionary Internet TV channel service, to its searchable index.
Under the terms of the agreement, blinkx users will be able to search for and have access to thousands of video channels on Pyro.TV, ranging from mainstream broadcast programming to niche channels.
“Vibe’s partnership with blinkx is just one example of how we are aggressively expanding distribution opportunities for Pyro.TV publishers,” said Ted Briscoe, chief executive officer, Vibe Solutions Group. “blinkx’s patented approach to online video search perfectly complements Pyro.TV’s channel-centric online video platform.”
Through its syndicated platform, Pyro.TV enables publishers to extend their reach to online audiences. For the consumer, Pyro.TV provides an easy-to-use, customizable Internet TV service that allows them to aggregate and share their favorite video channels. blinkx’s video search technology creates an opportunity for publishers seeking to connect directly to consumers based on their online search.
“By adding Pyro.TV to our index, we’re furthering our commitment to creating the most extensive collection of searchable online content,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and chief executive officer, blinkx. “We currently have 12 million hours of searchable audio, video, viral and TV content.”
The pioneer of video search technology, blinkx has established its reputation as the smartest way to find new forms of rich media content online. blinkx has indexed over 12 million hours of video and audio content, including top TV shows, news, short documentaries, and music from more than 150 partners. Using advanced speech recognition technology, blinkx delivers results that are more accurate and reliable than standard metadata-based keyword searches.
About Vibe Solutions Group
Vibe Solutions Group is a leading innovator of rich-media web services that are easy for consumers to use and completely customizable for our partners. Vibe Solution Group’s core product platform is Pyro.TV, an Internet TV Channel Service that is revolutionizing the way online video content is viewed, shared and syndicated. Pyro.TV is complemented by highly personalized web publishing and video communications services. Vibe’s solutions are ideal for broadband providers, media content companies and leading Internet portals. For additional information, visit www.pyro.tv or www.vibesolutions.net.
blinkx (London AIM: BLNX) is the world's most comprehensive video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 12,000,000 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 based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
Yin Chang for Pyro.TV
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Tim Turpin for blinkx
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