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A patent (/ˈpætənt/ or /ˈpeɪtənt/) is a form of intellectual property. It consists of a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or their assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for the public disclosure of an invention.
The procedure for granting patents, the requirements placed on the patentee, and the extent of the exclusive rights vary widely between countries according to national laws and international agreements. Typically, however, a pa...

blinkx Unveils New Online Video Ad Unit – Dubbed “Un-roll”

blinkx, the world's largest video search engine, today introduced the Un-roll Unit, an entirely new and immersive branding experience that gives advertisers the unique opportunity to tell a compelling story through their brand and online television, and enables users to engage with a brand continuously …

PixelFish Picks Up EyeSpot To Develop Platform for Video Advertising

PixelFish, a leading provider of affordable and effective video advertising solutions, has acquired Eyespot Corporation for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition enables PixelFish to accelerate the development of its market leading video advertising platform by augmenting its custom video ad creation and optimization technology with …

Video Ads Served By Panache Increase 850% YOY In 2008 Vs 2007

Panache, the ad-insertion platform for major media and entertainment companies, today announced that its Media Maps have resulted in nearly one billion online video ads to date. The figure reflects more than an 850 percent increase from 2007, and underscores significant usage from major media …

blinkx Launches Automated Video Metadata Enrichment Service for Publishers

blinkx, the world's largest video search engine, today announced the availability of an Enhanced Metadata Enrichment solution for publishers, as part of the blinkx Advanced Media Platform. Based on technology that was perfected over 12 years at Cambridge University and is protected by 111 patents, …

Nexidia Speech Recognition Technology To Assist With Enhanced Video Search

Nexidia, the market-leading provider of highly scalable and accurate rich media search and speech analytics software, announced today they have been chosen by Thought Equity Motion, the world leader in providing access to high quality film, video and music content, to augment Thought Equity's online …

TubeMogul Aquires Illumenix for More In-depth Online Video Analytics

TubeMogul, the Web's most popular syndication and tracking service for online video, announced the acquisition of video metrics firm Illumenix today. TubeMogul is a service that provides online video producers a way to automatically syndicate their videos to over 20 video sharing sites (e.g. YouTube). …

Internet Video for Kids – New Family Version of Blinkx Video Remote

blinkx, the world's largest video search engine, today announced the availability of a kid-friendly version of blinkx Remote, a free Web site for watching TV on the Internet. Parents now have easier access to full-length children's television shows online than ever before. From Bugs Bunny …

EveryZing Introduces Revolutionary Online Video Player – MetaPlayer

EveryZing, a company that we have covered many times in the past, has released a ground-breaking new player to the industry, dubbed, "MetaPlayer."  With this new player, partners of Everyzing can include video content from multiple video platforms into one seamless player.  So, if a …

The First Contextual Ad Platform To Leverage Image and Video Recognition Technologies Launched Today

Eyealike, a visual-based search innovator, today announced Eyealike VisualAd, the world's first image and video-based contextual advertising platform for social networks and rich media websites. With a unique ability to recognize facial features, skin color, hair, gender and age, as well as objects like logos …

BitGravity Launches An API for High-Definition Web Video

BitGravity, Inc., a leading provider of next-generation Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) for interactive broadcasting, today announced the new release of its patent-pending Advanced Progressive(TM) application programming interface (API), which provides extensive control over progressive downloads within Flash. This new API enables developers to inject advertising, …

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