SAN FRANCISCO Feb. 15, 2011
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."
Jerome de Vitry
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.
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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