blinkx is adding a dedicated app for Sony Internet-enabled home entertainment devices. The video search engine is available on Bravia TVs, Blu-ray Discs and streaming media players, and home cinema systems.
Video search engine Blinkx has announced that its app is now available on Roku. The app can be found in Roku’s channel store and allows customers to search, discover and watch videos from blinkx’s extensive index of professionally produced content.
Blinkx, best known for its video search engine, has launched a TV API (application programming interface) designed to allow TV and set-top box manufacturers access to the company’s index of over 35 million hours of online video.
Belgacom has announced a strategic partnership with Blinkx, a video search engine to facilitate retrieval of TV and video on the new entertainment platform from Belgacom TV.This strategic partnership is exclusive to Belgium and Luxembourg and will pave the way for new business models and opportunities in digital television and entertainment.
The most recent non-proprietary video compression standard, High-Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC), also known as H.265, was placed into final draft for ratification in January 2013 and is expected to become the video standard of choice for the next decade. … [Read More...]