blinkx today announced a partnership with celebTV.com, the first-ever real-time entertainment video news channel created for, and istributed exclusively on, digital platforms.
Under the terms of the agreement, blinkx will transcribe and index video content from CelebTV.com, making it easy for users to find and watch at www.blinkx.com.
CelebTV.com covers entertainment coverage, including headlines and the hottest celebrity news, is updated throughout the day. Since its launch in February, CelebTV.com has broken several entertainment news stories and achieved citations by major entertainment news sources around the world.
"Hollywood- and celebrity-oriented searches are among the most popular at blinkx.com," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx.
"We are delighted to add CelebTV.com's first-class content to our index. Their videos are optimized for the new media environment, delivering top quality entertainment reports on demand and in easy-to-consume formats."
"We're pleased to be working with blinkx to make CelebTV.com's content available to audiences around the world. blinkx's technology enables users to search video much more easily, whether it's for breaking news, the top entertainment stories of the day, or the latest video of their favorite stars in the Hollywood scene. blinkx delivers the most tailored, accurate results on the Web," said Dana Golden, general manager, CelebTV.com.
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 200 partners and 14 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.