Blinkx, InfoSpace Partner

    June 25, 2007

Video search engine blinkx has partnered with InfoSpace to provide video search for InfoSpace’s metasearch brands including

Blinkx, InfoSpace Partner
Blinkx, InfoSpace Partner

Dogpile is a search engine that returns results from Google, Yahoo, Windows Live and InfoSpace’s partnership with blinkx will give users the same search results as it does with text-based searches.

"Video search has become increasingly popular among today’s Web searchers, and this addition allows us to offer Dogpile users a more visual and interactive search experience," said Brian McManus, executive vice president of the online business unit at InfoSpace.

"blinkx is a leader in the video search space, and we chose them to power our offering because of their extensive video content library and advanced video search technology. blinkx also provides results from a variety of video aggregators such as Brightcove, which makes this partnership a great fit for Dogpile, as the leading metasearch site in the U.S."

blinkx says they have twelve million hours of indexed video and audio content, including news clips, short documentaries, music videos and video blogs. They use speech recognition technology to return results that are accurate and reliable.

"InfoSpace has a well-established and trusted family of metasearch products, and we’re delighted to provide video search capabilities to their millions of users worldwide," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx.

"This partnership continues to build upon the momentum for our patented conceptual search technology and further demonstrates our leadership in the online video arena."