SAN FRANCISCO, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, was recently awarded "Best AIM Company Achievement" by Shares Magazine (http://www.sharesmagazine.co.uk), the leading weekly publication for stock market professionals and private investors in the United Kingdom.
Voted on by the readers of Shares Magazine, the awards have been designed to find the very best providers across a range of categories including stock broking, derivatives trading, online research, software and fund management, and recognize excellence in all sectors of the investment, trading and securities industries. The "Best AIM Company Achievement" award is given to an AIM company that has delivered exceptional performance for investors.
"We are honored to receive this award on behalf of all our employees, shareholders, customers and partners," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO of blinkx. "Since 2007, blinkx has executed on its strategy and has created significant value for investors. The AIM market and investment community has provided a strong foundation on which our commercial and strategic development will continue over the coming years."
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.
CONTACT: Tim Turpin of Sparkpr, +1-415-321-1894, email@example.com,or Nicole Love of Marlin PR, +44-207-869-8328, firstname.lastname@example.org,both for blinkx; or NOMAD and broker, Charles Lytle or Christopher Wren,both of Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, +44-207-986-4000, for blinkx