Sesam.se Partners With blinkx to Deliver New Video Search Capabilities Partnership Combines blinkx's Index of Over 12 Million Hours of Video

Content With Sesam.Se's Range of Swedish Services to Offer Users Access to

More Complete and Relevant Results



    SAN FRANCISCO, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- blinkx, the world's
 largest video search engine, today announced a syndication agreement with
 Sesam.se, one of Sweden's leading search engines. Under the terms of the
 agreement, blinkx will power video search for the Sesam.se website,
 combining results from blinkx's index of the Web with Swedish video
 content. blinkx will generate revenue based on video searches that are
 conducted.
     Sesam.se enables users to search Swedish and international Websites,
 pictures, news, encyclopedic articles and more. Sesam.se combines several
 different search services and presents the results from relevant services,
 resulting in more up-to-date and complete information for users. Sesam.se
 is part of the Norwegian media corporation Schibsted.
     "We are pleased to be powering video search for Sesam.se and deliver
 relevant video results to users," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and
 CEO of blinkx. "Through blinkx's patented speech and pattern recognition
 technologies, we are able to provide the best video results on the Web. By
 combining blinkx's index with Swedish local content, users will have an
 even more complete picture of content available online."
     "We aim to give users the best and most relevant results possible by
 combining various search services," said Jorgen Eng, Head of Product
 Development, Sesam.se. "By teaming up with blinkx, we now offer our users
 the best video search capabilities available on the Web today."
     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 100 partners and twelve 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 Sesame.se
     Sesam.se is now Sweden's leading search engine. Launched in November
 2006. Sesam.se enables users to search Swedish and international websites,
 pictures, news, encyclopaedic articles and more. Sesam.se is part of the
 Norwegian media corporation Schibsted. Other Schibsted-properties include
 several of Sweden's top 10 websites and two of the nation's leading
 newspapers.
     About blinkx
     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 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
     Press Contact:
 
     Rachel Petersen
     Outcast Communications
     +1-415-392-8282
     Rachel@outcastpr.com
 
     Edward Bridges, Haya Chelhot
     Financial Dynamics
     +44-20-7831-3113
     blinkx@fd.com
 
 

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