blinkx to Provide Search, Personalization and Recommendation Feature for Amino's Award-Winning Hybrid/OTT Set-Top Box

By Blinkx, PRNE
Monday, November 8, 2010

Leading set-top box manufacturer partners with video search pioneer to deliver best-of-breed solutions for OTT market

SAN FRANCISCO, November 9, 2010 - blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today
announced a partnership with Amino Communications, the world's leading
developer of pure IPTV and hybrid/OTT devices and solutions. Under the terms
of the partnership, Amino and blinkx will develop an integrated search,
recommendation and personalization solution powered by blinkx technology to
be deployed on Amino's hybrid/OTT set-top boxes, including the award-winning
Amino Freedom, which brings broadcast, on-demand TV, open Internet and local
content together in a single device.

Based on technology that was perfected over 12 years at Cambridge
, blinkx uses a combination of patented conceptual search with
speech and image recognition software to understand rich media more
thoroughly than any other solution available today. This deep understanding
of content enables blinkx to deliver unrivaled accuracy and relevancy in its
search, personalization and recommendation capabilities.

Amino Communications, which already works with over 850 customers in 85
countries, has chosen to incorporate blinkx functionality into its Amino
Freedom media centre. Through the partnership, Amino will leverage blinkx's
vast Internet video index and functionality to fuse broadcast and broadband
TV on their devices, and deliver the rich, easy-to-navigate entertainment
experience consumers are demanding.

"We're thrilled to partner with blinkx to provide our consumers with a
best-of-breed OTT experience that combines our next-generation set-top box
with blinkx's advanced video technology," said Andrew Burke, CEO, Amino
Communications. "Our newest offerings bring together a wide range of
expertise in stylish, state-of-the-art devices. We built our set-top boxes
with the user experience in mind and we've partnered with the best in the
industry to help us achieve our vision."

"A true OTT experience successfully combines traditional broadcast
programming with internet-delivered video to give viewers access to a vast
universe of video content," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO,
blinkx. "blinkx is ideally suited to help viewers navigate this hybrid
universe, both through our technology and our massive index of online video.
Amino Communications has established itself as a provider of cutting-edge
IPTV solutions and we're delighted they have chosen to incorporate our
search, recommendation and personalization capabilities in their suite of

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.

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

About Amino Communications:

Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV and hybrid/OTT innovator -
bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. With
over three million devices sold to 850 customers in 85 countries, Amino's
award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service
providers worldwide. Amino's speed-to-market, agility and leading-edge
technology has secured important partnerships with global vendors, including
Intel and Ericsson, to deliver the rich entertainment experience consumers
are demanding. Amino Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amino
Technologies plc and listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative
Investment Market (AIM: symbol AMO). It is headquartered near Cambridge, in
the UK, with offices in the US, China and Sweden.

Nicole Love of Marlin PR, +44-207-869-8328, at; or Tim Turpin of Sparkpr, +1-415-321-1894, tim.turpin at; or NOMAD and Broker, Charles Lytle or Christopher Wren, both of Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, +44-207-986-9756, all for blinkx

will not be displayed