Goal.com Selects blinkx to Power Video Search

blinkx, a video
search engine, announced that it will power video search at Goal.com, the
world’s largest website for international soccer news.

represents the largest football community in the world, with 16 language
versions, covering 210 countries. Goal.com provides users with the breaking
news, live scores, match previews and latest club news through its interactive
web site and community forums. 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.

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.

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.

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