EU and Blinkx offer European news

More online customers can start being able to access audio and video content created through the European Commission since Blinkx, the recording internet search engine, is including in the database content in the European Commission Audiovisual Service.

The Ecu Commission Audiovisual Service includes videos, photos and audio coverage of European news dating back the 1940s. The information is presently on the ecu Commission website but tend to achieve a broader audience through Blinkx.

Blinkx enables customers to look for key phrases and discover multimedia material from a multitude of sources, including major television stations like CNN, BBC News and also the Discovery Funnel in addition to amateur video sites like YouTube.

100s of hrs of content in the European Commission, including the kind of footage that may be utilized by media professionals and productions targeted at offering details about Commission guidelines, will end up available, Blinkx stated on Monday.

Blinkx competes using the other popular sites including Yahoo and google, which have the ability to developed video search services. Movie sites, particularly video discussing sites like YouTube, have become significantly in recognition in the last year.

Blinkx claims that it is search uses better and reliable technology than individuals provided by Yahoo and google. It licenses its technology to be used by other content providers including Lycos, which utilizes it to power its video internet search engine, and America online, which utilizes it on its site targeted in school kids.