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Blinkx.tv Ends a Busy Year with a New Feature and Some New Content

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It's been a very busy year for multimedia search engine, Blinkx/Blinkx.tv in 2005 and company is ending the
year with a new service and the addition of some new searchable content

+ Today, Blinkx.tv is announcing a new service named "blinkx.tv To Go" that allows users to download video blogs to their iPod and other type of portable video devices with just a single click.

From today's announcement:

blinkx.tv To Go enables users to enter a search of video blogs, and with one click, either upload specific results to their iPod or portable video player, or save the search as a "channel," which is automatically and perpetually updated and fed to their devices, where it can then be viewed as a single media stream. blinkx takes care of all the formatting, regardless of the original file type.

Blinkx.tv continues to crawl material from well-known broadcasters like CNN, Fox News, Bloomberg, and The New York Times. In most cases, Blinkx.tv provides transcript search that (all spoken words in a webcast/broadcast) from these sources.

In June 2005, BlinkxTv began crawling and making podcast content seachable. A few months later in October, Blinkx announced that they will host, and make searchable (for free) user generated video content as a part of their My Blinkx.tv service.

+ Last week, Blinkx.tv announced a deal to make over 800 one minute video clips of authors talking about their books from www.meettheauthor.com and www.meettheauthor.co.uk keyword searchable and viewable online.

Here's a brief review with a few other key Blink/Blinkx.tv posts from the past year:
+ Speeches, Lectures, and More Added to BlinkxTV Database
Note: I hope that this service continues to grow in 2006. Good idea.
+ blinkx.tV Adds Video Content from HBO
+ RSS + Video Search = Blinkx.tv SmartFeed
+ Blinkx Now Offering Podcast Search
+ Blinkx.tv Inks Deal with iFilm

Postscript: 2005 also saw the debut of Blinkx.tv in China.


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