TRUVEO KICKS OFF MAJOR WORLDWIDE EXPANSION
Truveo Unveils New Video Search Destinations for Eight Major Markets Across Europe and Asia
Building on the success of its industry-leading video search engine, Truveo has announced plans to expand its rapidly growing service into several major markets for online video worldwide. As the first step of this international expansion, Truveo is unveiling video search portals for France, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. These new sites are available starting today at:
- France - http://fr.truveo.com
- Germany - http://de.truveo.com
- India - http://in.truveo.com
- Japan - http://jp.truveo.com
- Korea - http://kr.truveo.com
- Spain - http://es.truveo.com
- Taiwan - http://tw.truveo.com
- United Kingdom - http://uk.truveo.com
Over the next two months, Truveo will continue to build on this expansion with the launch of video search sites for additional countries including Australia, Brazil, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, Russia and Turkey.
The Truveo video search engine lets users search and browse through tens of millions of videos from thousands of sources across the Web. Over the past year, Truveo's service has experienced widespread adoption, and it currently reaches over 40 million users a month.* Truveo's critically acclaimed flagship destination, www.truveo.com, has received widespread praise since its August launch, establishing itself as the leader in the fast growing video search market.
"The recent explosion of online video is a worldwide phenomenon. All over the world, individual users as well as major media companies are making their video available on the Web," said Timothy Tuttle, CEO and Co-Founder of Truveo and Senior Vice President of AOL Video. "Truveo's ongoing mission is to index and organize all of the video on the Web so that users can easily find the video they want – no matter where in the world they reside.”
With a large percentage of its traffic originating from outside of the United States, Truveo currently serves a worldwide audience. To better serve its users from around the world, each new Truveo international destination will feature popular, high-quality video of regional interest and allow users to search and discover videos in their native language.
Truveo is a one-stop destination where consumers can search across a wide range of content from major video websites around the world. In addition to indexing user-generated video from popular video uploading sites such as YouTube, Dailymotion, Kewego, MyVideo.de, Pandora.tv, and Tudou, Truveo also features a wide selection of high-quality, professionally produced video from many of the world's major media brands. For example, Truveo's video sources include: L'Equipe, Le Monde, France 24 and TF1 from France; Berlin TV, Spiegel and ZDF from Germany; NDTV, IBN Live and India Times from India; KBC from Korea; El Mundo, Telecinco and digital+ from Spain; Tawain Television from Taiwan; BBC, Daily Star, EuroNews, EuroSport, ITN, Skynews, The Sun, and UEFA in the United Kingdom; and thousands more.
As part of its worldwide expansion, Truveo has been working closely with major regional content providers to make their video searchable across the hundreds of websites powered by the Truveo video search network. As part of this effort, Truveo has enabled numerous content providers to better serve their local user base as well as reach millions of new users in countries around the world.
Truveo™ is the search engine for video. Truveo, based in the US, was founded in 2004 by some of the industry's leading experts in video search technology. Over the past three years, Truveo has built one of the largest and most up-to-date indexes of high-quality video on the Web. As a result, Truveo enables users to find video that cannot be found in any other search engine. Truveo first launched its industry-leading search engine in the fall of 2005 and today, the Truveo search engine powers some of the most popular video destinations on the Web, reaching an audience of over 40 million users a month. For more information on Truveo, visit http://www.truveo.com.
* comScore Media Metrix, May 2007 Custom Report