NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NewsLook, the country's leading video content distribution and syndication company, is pleased to announce that the company's central product has been awarded the 2013 SIIA CODiE for "Best Video Platform for Media & Publishers," recognizing it as the best platform software specifically designed for media, publishers, and information providers for publishing, distributing and/or monetizing their video assets.
The CODiE awards -- granted annually since 1986 by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), which is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries -- is the only peer-recognized program in the content, education, and software industries.
"We are extremely proud that our peers have recognized the innovation and vision behind our NewsLook Platform and the impact it has and will continue to have in the industry," said Fred Silverman, CEO of NewsLook. "Our turnkey video solution for publishers, data and information companies makes monetizing video content simple, easy and effective."
The NewsLook Platform helps publishers seamlessly incorporate video into their text-based product offerings. It combines the largest curated and professionally produced content library -- over 120,000 videos from 82 premium sources such as Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse, Bloomberg and National Geographic -- with proprietary technology that allows for easy discovery through search. The Platform also enables easy ingest of any video content outside of NewsLook's current collections.
NewsLook is run by editorial specialists dedicated to delivering the best quality and most engaging video content. By expertly curating 120,000+ HD videos, NewsLook has developed a fully customizable video solution that leads to an improved product and richer user experience.
NewsLook uses a proprietary process to extract and weigh metadata, pulling out the most important keywords and classifying them as specific entities. This process puts video on par with text to ensure accurate search and classification
NewsLook has partnerships with 80+ premium content producers including Reuters, AP, National Geographic, and Bonnier. Our library covers every major content vertical including news, entertainment, science, health, finance, extreme sports, and arts.
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