blinkx Works With PBS to Add Hundreds of Hours of Documentary, News and Educational Streaming Video Content to Its Search Index

Diverse Selection of PBS Streaming Video Now Fully Searchable at

Apr 30, 2007, 01:00 ET from blinkx

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest
 video search engine, today announced that a wide array of PBS streaming
 video content will now be indexed and easily searchable at
     blinkx users can find PBS' award-winning educational, news and public
 affairs streaming content online, and will be able to search a broad
 variety of documentaries and other popular PBS programs. They will also
 find an array of educational programming, including streaming content made
 for classroom learning.
     "Working with blinkx is a great opportunity for PBS to bring more users
 to our ever-growing inventory of streaming video content," said Jason
 Seiken, Senior VP, PBS Interactive.
     "People are turning to the Web more and more for their news and
 entertainment," said Suranga Chandratillake, CEO and Founder of blinkx.
 "We're pleased to add PBS' content to our index, and make their innovative
 and informative content fully searchable and more accessible."
     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 150 partners and 7,000,000 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 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 PBS
     PBS is a media enterprise that serves 355 public noncommercial
 television stations and reaches over 75 million people each week through
 on-air and online content. Bringing diverse viewpoints to television and
 the Internet, PBS provides high-quality documentary and dramatic
 entertainment, and consistently dominates the most prestigious award
 competitions. PBS is a leading provider of educational materials for K-12
 teachers, and offers a broad array of other educational services. PBS'
 premier kids' TV programming and Web site, PBS KIDS Online
 (, continue to be parents' and teachers' most trusted
 learning environments for children. More information about PBS is available
 at, one of the leading dot-org Web sites on the Internet.
     Press Contact:
     Rachel Petersen
     Outcast Communications
     Kevin Dando

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