blinkx Leverages XOS Digital Content to Cover College Hoops Hype
From buzzer-beating shots to gravity-defying dunks, the best sports videos are
now available at www.blinkx.com
SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --blinkx, the Internet Media
platform powered by CORE, the world's most advanced video engine, today
announced an agreement with XOS Digital, the leading provider of content
management solutions and digital media services for collegiate and
professional sports organizations. This agreement will give blinkx users
access to a wide array of original and high-quality sports content from teams
throughout the country, allowing sports fans to catch every memorable play and
three pointer during the 2013 basketball tournament season and beyond.
From highlights to post-game press conferences, blinkx will be the season
ticket-holder for your favorite college sports.XOS Digital manages the
distribution of copyrighted sports property content and brings fans into the
center of the court and the strategy-huddles on the sidelines, ensuring you do
not miss any athlete's game-winning shot or coach's game-changing play. For
the basketball addicts looking to keep tabs on their brackets, XOS Digital
will provide blinkx users with in-depth coverage of the best teams leading up
to the finals.
"Sports videos are always in extremely high demand on blinkx, and the college
basketball finals might be the most exciting and engaging season of the year,"
said S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO, blinkx. "We're very pleased to add XOS Digital's
extensive library of high-quality sports content to blinkx, giving our users
the timely coverage they're looking for."
"XOS Digital manages the rights for more than 100 collegiate sports properties
and provides highlights, press conferences and original programs to the blinkx
audience," said Chris McCleary, CEO, XOS Digital. "We are excited to partner
our content with blinkx's unique technology to provide devoted sports fans
with the in-depth content they desire."
As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as
the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has signed more
than 800 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content
blinkx (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the Internet Media platform powered by CORE, the
world's most advanced video engine. blinkx links viewers with content
distributors and monetizes those interactions through advertising. Through its
flagship site, blinkx.com, the company pioneered video search on the Internet
and today has an index of over 35 million hours of searchable video and more
than 800 media partnerships. In addition, blinkx powers video search for many
of the world's most frequented sites, including Ask.com and AOL. blinkx
continues to develop innovative approaches to digital video distribution, and
has expanded into mobile video and Connected TV through partnerships with
Samsung, Sony, Roku and other industry leaders. blinkx is headquartered in San
Francisco, CA and London, England. More information is available at
About XOS Digital
Founded in 1999, XOS Digital serves more than 400 sports organizations with
advanced technology enabled solutions that improve team performance and
capture, preserve and create enhanced value for their digital media assets.
The ever-expanding portfolio of products and services including the XOS
Thunder™ HD Coaching Platform, XOS ThunderCloud Suite, XOS Exchange™, XOS
Digital Licensing Portal™, XOS Vault™ digital asset management system and the
XOS Digital Sports Network™ reflect the XOS Digital commitment to continuing
innovation. For more information, visit www.xosdigital.com.
Contact: Press Contact for blinkx, Tim Turpin, Sparkpr, +1 (415) 321 1894,
email@example.com, Nicole Love, Marlin PR , +44 207 869 8328,
firstname.lastname@example.org, Charles Lytle, Christopher Wren, Citigroup Global Markets
Ltd, NOMAD and Broker for blinkx plc, +44 207 986 4000, Press Contact for XOS
Digital, XOS Corporate Communications, XOS Digital, +1 (407) 404-5689,
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