SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced that Founder and CEO Suranga Chandratillake will be presenting at the 2010 Piper Jaffray Europe Conference at 3:30 p.m. BST on June 22 at the ANdAZ Hotel in London. The conference brings together key industry executives, investors and analysts to provide multiple perspectives, investigate critical trends and identify the leaders in the markets that are driving our economy. Mr. Chandratillake will participate in a 30-minute presentation and QA session to share his expert perspective on online video.
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 720 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.
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 http://www.blinkx.com.
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