SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the smartest thing on your computer, today announced a content agreement with the award-winning news site washingtonpost.com. blinkx will automatically index hundreds of hours of breaking news stories and extensive original content from washingtonpost.com making them fully searchable online at www.blinkx.tv.
blinkx.tv uses advanced speech recognition technology to automatically index and transcribe video making search rapid and efficient. In addition, blinkx's unique index capabilities allow users to not only find the exact story they are interested in, but also jump inside the video to the exact point they are searching for.
"We are excited to be partnering with blinkx," said Caroline Little, CEO and publisher of the Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive. "Their technology helps makes our award winning multimedia content easy to find and readily available to even more users throughout the United States and around the world."
"With more and more people turning to the web for news and entertainment, we are pleased to be partnering with the Washingtonpost.com, a leading source of news and information," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CTO of blinkx. "This agreement also shows our commitment to our users to continue building a stellar list of content partners."
As a pioneer in video search, blinkx.tv has been gaining rapid momentum with both users and content providers, adding thousands of hours of video content to its index every week as well as winning new users from all around the world. With over a million hours of sports, news and entertainment programming, blinkx has become the definitive place to find and watch clips from more than 50 popular content partners.
blinkx, the smartest thing on your computer and on the Web, is changing the way that people think about search. Only blinkx can harness the desktop, Web and TV -- unifying content with a one stop search tool. Available to users on the Web at www.blinkx.com and www.blinkx.tv as well as free to download, blinkx automatically and intelligently links to content anywhere and in any format, on the Web, on the desktop and even on TV. blinkx's conceptual toolbar means users are no longer limited to keyword search; instead, blinkx assesses all the information that the user is actively viewing, and automatically recommends and retrieves relevant content, from local, Web and TV searches, based on context. In addition, www.blinkx.tv makes thousands of hours of TV content fully searchable and available on demand for the first time. blinkx is a privately-held company based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.
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