blinkx CEO Suranga Chandratillake to Speak at X Media Research's OTTCON West

By Blinkx, PRNE
Sunday, February 27, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 2011 - blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today
announced that Founder and CEO Suranga Chandratillake will be speaking at X
Media Research's OTTCON West at 11:15 a.m. PT on March 1 at the San Jose
Airport Garden Hotel in San Jose, California.

For over 10 years, X Media Research has hosted conferences and expos
bringing together industry experts from the technology, service provider and
content owner communities in order to help decision-makers. Mr.
Chandratillake will participate in the executive panel discussion titled,
"What is the OTT Delivery Platform That Will Take OTT to the Next Level?", to
share his perspective on the various platforms currently enabling the
delivery of Over-the-Top Television and how they will shape the future of the
Connected TV industry. The other panelists include Jim Funk, vice president
of Roku; Sean Besser, vice president of Rovi; Gary Tondini, director of Media
and Entertainment at Microsoft; and Wilfred Martis, general manager of Retail
CE Products for Intel's Digital Home Group.

Mr. Chandratillake has more than a decade of experience in
next-generation search. He has spoken at several other leading industry
events including Financial Times' Digital Media Conference, Cannes Lions
International Advertising Festival and Monaco Media Forum. He was named a
Young Global Leader in 2009 by the World Economic Forum and has also been
recognized as one of the top 10 leaders in Science and Innovation by The

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 signed
more than 720 content partners and indexed over 35 million hours of online
video and audio content. blinkx recently launched a TV API (Application
Programming Interface) to provide partners in the fast-growing Connected TV
ecosystem - from box makers and TV manufacturers, to app developers and game
consoles - access to blinkx's video index.

About blinkx

blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) 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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