blinkx today announced that it will power video search at Goal.com, the world's largest website for international soccer news.
Goal.com represents the largest football community in the world, with 16 language versions, covering 210 countries.
Under the terms of the agreement, blinkx will enable Goal.com to access blinkx's index of over 14 million hours of audio and video content.
blinkx will bring video search and its popular video wall feature to the Goal.com website, in addition to automatically delivering relevant videos to accompany the thousands of text articles available to users at Goal.com.
"We're delighted to be powering video for Goal.com," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO of blinkx. "Now soccer fans will be able to watch their favorite players, matches, or moments, while catching up on the latest football news or participating in community forums."
"Through our partnership with blinkx we're bringing our users the best rich media experience on the Web," said Chicco Merighi, president of Goal.com. "blinkx's extensive index of soccer video enables us to deliver exciting, relevant footage alongside our news and community features."
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 100 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.