blinkx Unveils Chic Fashion Clips From FashionTV, CHIC.TV and VIDCATBy Blinkx, PRNE
Monday, May 30, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2011 -
- From the top designers to the best ready-to-wear trends, hundreds of
fashion-forward videos are now available on www.blinkx.com
blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today
announced partnerships with FashionTV, CHIC.TV and VIDCAT to offer fashion,
beauty and celebrity-style enthusiasts access to the best in fashion advice,
news and trends. Leveraging its unique AdHoc platform, blinkx will also place
contextually relevant advertising against the videos and share resulting
advertising revenue with the partners.
From D.I.Y. fashion and haute couture, to celebrity style and beauty
trends, fashionistas everywhere can find and watch the best fashion videos at
www.blinkx.com. FashionTV provides an exclusive worldwide overview of
fashion, beauty, lifestyle and luxury, showcasing the best shows from the
main fashion capitals of the world, top designer's shows, top models,
Hollywood stars on the red carpet, parties and fashionable events from around
the world. CHIC.TV is a fashion and lifestyle video magazine that is at the
forefront of established and emerging trendsetters. VIDCAT specializes in
fashion and beauty and its video archives include fashion runway shows
(1980s-present), backstage footage, designer interviews and vintage fashion
newsreels from the 1950s-60s.
"Fashion videos are very popular on blinkx because fashion enthusiasts
not only strive to stay up-to-date on upcoming trends, but also want to
remember vintage styles from recent history," said Julia Blystone, chief
marketing officer, blinkx. "We are thrilled to provide our users with such a
comprehensive collection of high-quality fashion TV."
"FashionTV entertains and inspires its trendy and fashion-forward
audience with the latest news from major fashion shows, designer events and
so much more," said Olga Chepurko, Business Development, FashionTV. "As the
world's largest video search engine, blinkx is the perfect vehicle for
budding and seasoned fashion fanatics everywhere to easily discover and watch
relevant video content online."
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 (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 - the
growing amount of TV and user-generated content on the Web means
keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx's patented
search technologies listen to - and even see - video on 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 www.blinkx.com.
Since its inception in 1997, FashionTV has been setting the highest
standards for excellence in fashion and lifestyle broadcasting. It has become
one of the most widely-distributed satellite channels in the world with over
75 satellite and thousands pay-tv operators, totaling around 400 million
households and 7 million public locations in 193 countries across the five
continents. The only TV equivalent to fashion print media appealing to
everyone interested in fashion, style, beauty and trends, FashionTV
understands and caters to its audience by providing original, unbiased and
informative programming not available on other networks. A strong image and
exceptional awareness of FashionTV's brand projects a unique, cosmopolitan
and a modern style allowing for influential partnerships with many global
Established in 2006 and based in New York City, CHIC.TV is a fashion and
lifestyle video magazine airing on largest Internet TV syndication network in
the industry and best known for its 10 seasons of covering the New York
Viewed by millions CHIC.TV's top shows, CHIC.TV Fashion and CHIC.TV
Models include a library of hundreds of video clips and hours of editorial,
original and independent content. CHIC.TV is at the forefront of style
depicting established and emerging trend setters and is targeting lifestyle
connoisseurs who wish to better their sense of style and enjoyment of life.
Whether on the go, at the office or at home, CHIC.TV is always fun, exciting
VIDCAT is a New York based video production and distribution company
specializing in fashion and beauty. Our video archives include fashion runway
shows (1980s-present), backstage footage, designer interviews and vintage
fashion newsreels from the 1950s-60s.
We have produced training, trend and image programs for major fashion
companies and international retail stores. We often use footage from the
VIDCAT archives to enhance the productions for our clients. In addition, we
license fashion footage from the video archives to television and corporate
clients for broadcast and multi-media usage. We recently launched VIDCAT TV ,
an Internet Television Channel that features fashion videos from our archive.
The channel is available for syndication to fashion and beauty related
Tim Turpin of Sparkpr, +1-415-321-1894, tim.turpin at sparkpr.com; or Nicole Love of Marlin PR, +44-207-869-8328, nicole.love at marlinpr.com, both for blinkx; or NOMAD and Broker Charles Lytle or Christopher Wren both of Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, +44-207-986-4000, both for blinkx plc
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