SAN FRANCISCO, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced that Founder and CEO Suranga Chandratillake will be presenting at Medientage Munchen on Friday, October 30th at 11:45 a.m. CET. Mr. Chandratillake will deliver a keynote presentation regarding the state of online video in Europe and abroad, including an examination of current business models and analysis of Internet television's impact on traditional media companies.

A leading European media conference since 1999, Medientage Munchen attracts thousands of attendees from around the world, including decision makers from key media and communications organizations. Each year, thought leaders and industry luminaries from across the globe gather to analyze the current landscape and future trends in the media sector. This year, Mr. Chandratillake has been invited to deliver a presentation preceding a panel entitled Online Summit: From newspapers to interactive multimedia tools - challenges for the media of the future. Following his keynote, Mr. Chandratillake will be joined in discussion by some of the world's biggest names in media and communications today, including leading executives from Microsoft Deutschland and Ogilvy Group Germany.

A highly regarded expert on the convergence of the Web and TV, Mr. Chandratillake has more than a decade of experience in next-generation search. He has been recognized as a thought leader in the media industry, including being named a Young Global Leader Honoree by the World Economic Forum, one of 25 Digital Entertainment Executives to Watch by Digital Media Wire, and a top 10 leader in Science and Innovation by The Observer.

As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has made more than 530 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.

About blinkx

blinkx plc is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx's founders set out to solve a significant challenge - as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx's patented search technologies listen to - and even see - the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world's most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at

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