blinkx Introduces BBTV

Apr 08, 2008

blinkx, a video search engine, announced the availability of blinkx BBTV, which leverages blinkx's patented speech and visual recognition technology to simultaneously deliver a high-quality television experience over the internet, and link it to the universe of information on the web, adding dimension and context to the viewer's experience. Launching with a library of independent films and a variety of high-quality programming from existing partners, blinkx BBTV is a small download (0.5 MB) that is available free of charge. With hybrid peer-to-peer streaming and a point-and-click channel interface, blinkx BBTV delivers a new kind of online television: full-screen, TV-quality and truly immersed in the internet. By fusing TV and other video with the web, blinkx BBTV enables users to instantly browse or interact with online sources related to what they are watching. Key features of blinkx BBTV include: Speech-based Navigation; Full-Screen, TV Quality Experience; Clickable Video; and Automatic Web Linking.