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blinkx's unique, patented and award-winning video and audio analysis technology, which literally watches and listens to rich media content online, has enabled it to build a massively detailed, objective and scalable index. blinkx's index of over 26 million hours of video is searchable to a much deeper degree than the weak, manually-created, metadata-based approaches to video search of the past.350 media partners.


THE DISRUPTION: Web video search and ad insertion

THE DISRUPTED: Search engines and the TV ad business

The largest segment of Internet advertising, thanks to Google, is search. And the fastest-growing segment is video. San Francisco-based Blinkx believes that by putting them together, it can create a business that is greater than the sum of its parts. Blinkx is a video search engine that indexes more than 14 million hours of video available on the Web, everything from YouTube clips to old episodes of Seinfeld. Blinkx's special sauce - something even Google doesn't have - is software that can turn speech into text and count how many times a word pops up in a video. This is very useful to anyone selling targeted ads for, say, Junior Mints. Blinkx can also cluster videos together by topic.

In June, Blinkx announced a video advertising service called AdHoc, which CEO Suranga Chandratillake, borrowing a phrase from Google's business model, describes as "AdSense for video." The ads can take many forms: clickable "bugs" that crawl across the screen, banners that appear around the video, and, perhaps most innovative, a list at the end of the video of all the products mentioned in it. This fall Chandratillake will try out the ad system in his own peer-to-peer Internet video service, Blinkx Broadband TV.

Blinkx faces some formidable challengers: Google (Charts, Fortune 500) and Yahoo (Charts, Fortune 500) have not given up on video search. But video is a different beast than the rest of the Web, and Blinkx has shown that it knows how to hunt it. If Blinkx can stay ahead of its giant rivals, it could one day take on regular TV. "It is only a matter of time before cable and satellite providers let you forage beyond the set-top box," Chandratillake says. "When that happens, you will need a really good search engine."

blinkx video demo of broadband tv feature should be comming soon
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BLNKF News: Prospectus Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3) (424b3) 07/08/2016 11:00:16 AM
#447   Blinkx PLC changed to Rhythmone PLC: Renee 07/07/16 04:03:44 PM
#446   blinkx launches RhythmOne plfminthemiddle 04/23/15 07:44:05 AM
#445   Well I have done a lot of thinking plfminthemiddle 04/18/15 11:35:45 PM
#444   Companies blinkx bought plfminthemiddle 03/05/15 08:12:30 AM
#443   Blinkx To say that tech play Blinkx (LSE:BLNX) suffered plfminthemiddle 01/24/15 11:29:40 AM
#442   Is Now The Perfect Time To Buy Blinkx Brenton 11/21/14 11:24:08 AM
#441 janitor_unbound 07/06/14 08:10:43 PM
#440   blinkx delivers more video ads than anyone! plfminthemiddle 12/17/13 09:51:12 PM
#439   Wall street article on blinkx acquires another company today. plfminthemiddle 12/03/13 09:01:16 PM
#438   no ,in wntr should this2shallpass 11/18/13 12:45:25 PM
#437   hey you still in blinkx? plfminthemiddle 11/17/13 09:54:46 PM
#436   new article on blinkx plfminthemiddle 11/02/13 10:58:55 PM
#435   blinkx to report earnings Tuesday nov. 5 2013 plfminthemiddle 11/02/13 10:55:52 PM
#434   Blinkx closed just off its record high, up plfminthemiddle 09/03/13 02:18:28 PM
#433   SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, plfminthemiddle 07/23/13 10:51:59 PM
#432   from shareholders meeting 7-11-13 plfminthemiddle 07/12/13 08:27:21 AM
#431   looks like a buy to me . this2shallpass 06/26/13 03:35:20 PM
#430   message by sobeit: plfminthemiddle 06/18/13 09:21:14 AM
#429   news SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, plfminthemiddle 06/12/13 09:44:26 AM
#428   The Future of Online Video: It's About More plfminthemiddle 06/10/13 10:43:14 AM
#427   another great message from sobeit plfminthemiddle 05/31/13 11:23:51 AM
#426   message from sobeit on another board.. plfminthemiddle 05/23/13 09:18:28 AM
#425   SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, plfminthemiddle 05/22/13 09:01:42 AM
#424   new video for blinkx what is blinkx its plfminthemiddle 05/15/13 12:14:02 AM
#423   Revenue Up 73% at Blinkx (from motley fool) plfminthemiddle 05/13/13 10:51:03 PM
#422   That usually means goldman is selling, j/k. great SweatpantKing 05/13/13 04:59:23 PM
#421   Blinkx earnings link plfminthemiddle 05/13/13 05:42:16 AM
#420   goldman rates buy price target $2! plfminthemiddle 05/07/13 03:47:33 AM
#419   P/E ratios are the last thing you should plfminthemiddle 04/26/13 12:37:22 PM
#418   Article Online video boom leads search engine blinkx to plfminthemiddle 04/25/13 11:34:12 PM
#417   what is exciting is blinkx is still growing. plfminthemiddle 04/25/13 11:21:09 PM
#416   Interesting point. Since there is a global slowdown, SweatpantKing 04/25/13 04:26:14 PM
#415   post from sobeit on another board. plfminthemiddle 04/25/13 12:18:10 PM
#414   I didn't know about the google bid rumor. SweatpantKing 04/24/13 11:58:54 PM
#413   from motleyfool plfminthemiddle 04/24/13 09:54:50 AM
#412   BLINKX: The video search engine company rose amid plfminthemiddle 04/10/13 11:42:27 AM
#411   Yeah, that was a great bump when I SweatpantKing 02/12/13 08:18:50 PM
#410 plfminthemiddle 02/11/13 11:45:29 PM
#409   Good find on LSE with the following article: plfminthemiddle 02/11/13 02:17:31 PM
#408   Blinkx Surges 21% plfminthemiddle 02/11/13 12:19:35 PM
#407   Blinkx expects to beat on earnings. plfminthemiddle 02/11/13 09:23:26 AM
#406   blinkx re-does web site when you play plfminthemiddle 02/04/13 10:31:21 PM
#405   0732 GMT [Dow Jones] Citigroup raises blinkx (BLNX.LN) plfminthemiddle 01/16/13 05:04:13 AM
#404   a p/e of 30 for a tech company SweatpantKing 01/01/13 01:41:19 PM
#403   motley fool said on blinkx shares.. plfminthemiddle 01/01/13 11:35:09 AM
#402   Let's hope blinkx isn't pulling the same shenanigans, SweatpantKing 11/20/12 08:04:29 AM
#401   (this post by safari Norman thanks) There is plfminthemiddle 11/04/12 06:42:51 AM
#400   finally getting some respect with the Q3 report. SweatpantKing 11/01/12 10:46:54 PM
#399   Good stuff today. at least they show they SweatpantKing 10/29/12 10:34:24 PM
#398   blinkx plc plfminthemiddle 10/29/12 06:12:41 AM