woomi Incorporates blinkx Video Content in OTT Offering

By Blinkx, PRNE
Monday, February 14, 2011

Miniweb's Video Distribution Platform Will Offer blinkx Content on Millions of Connected Devices Worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO, February 15, 2011 - blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today
announced a partnership with woomi, the new connected TV destination from
Miniweb Technologies, the leading cloud-based video distribution platform
Under the terms of the agreement, audiences worldwide will have access to
blinkx's index of over 35 million hours of online video through the woomi

woomi enables device manufacturers to enhance their products with a
feature-rich connected TV service that offers a wide variety of online video,
including content from blinkx's extensive index. The woomi system is enhanced
with user-friendly functions such as search, discovery, single-click payments
and personalization. Now live across all Samsung smart TVs in the UK, woomi
will be rolling out to multiple territories over 2011.

"We're thrilled to extend our partnership with Miniweb through our
collaboration with woomi," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO,
blinkx. "woomi gives users access to a diverse array of online video from
multiple content partners within a single application, and optimizes the
Connected TV viewing experience for users with advanced functionality like
discovery, recommendation and related content - truly fusing the best of
broadband and broadcast entertainment."

"We're delighted to be able to incorporate blinkx's unparalleled video
index into the woomi offering," said Jerome de Vitry, CEO, Miniweb. "With
compelling content partners like blinkx, woomi helps device manufacturers
offer consumers a complete connected TV solution."

blinkx also recently launched TV API (Application Programming Interface)
designed 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 index of over 35 million hours of online video.

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 Miniweb

Miniweb's leading cloud-based video distribution platform for connected
TVs (www.miniweb.tv) enables a revolutionary broadband entertainment
experience on the TV. With easy navigation and consumption of Internet video,
Miniweb's ground-breaking platform provides a seamless experience across
hundreds of video publishers to empower the viewer with search,
recommendations, micro-payments, community and personalization functions.

Miniweb's consumer brand, woomi (www.woomi.tv) is the first
combined micro-payment and advertising supported content marketplace for
connected TV devices. Woomi enables video publishers to maximize their revenue
opportunities by dramatically extending their audience reach globally across
any kind of connected TV device. Woomi gives TV device manufacturers and
operators a wide array of content from hundreds of video publishers within a
single app, allowing them a broader and richer video proposition and
additional revenue streams.

Miniweb's Connected TV Services Platform has garnered substantial
industry acclaim including TVB Europe Editors' Award Best of IBC 2009, Best
Interactive Service/Application at IPTV World Series Award 2009, Pick Hit
Award for Innovation at IBC 2008 and the Red Herring Europe 100 Winner 2008

Press Contacts for blinkx, 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; or NOMAD and Broker for blinkx plc, Charles Lytle, or Christopher Wren, Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, +44-207-986-4000

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