Selects blinkx to Power Video Search

Jun 05, 2007, 01:00 ET from blinkx plc

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx plc ("blinkx"), the
 world's largest video search engine, today announced that it will power
 video search at, a leading search destination and wholly-owned
 business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq:   IACI). In addition, blinkx will
 also provide the video search capabilities for's Smart Answers. users will benefit from blinkx's index of over 12 million hours of
 audio and video content.
     blinkx will generate revenue from this relationship through video
 searches undertaken by users.
     "'s momentum is impressive and we're very proud to be powering
 their new video search offering," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and
 CEO, blinkx. "This relationship further demonstrates our technology
 leadership in the video search space and is an exciting development for our
 130 or so media partners whose content can now be accessed through"
     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 130 media partners and 12 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.
     About blinkx
     blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world's most comprehensive video
 search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 12 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
     Tim Turpin
     OutCast Communications

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