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San Francisco, CA, United States, 2008/01/21 - Lycos to utilize Pixsy Video, Image, and News Search across the Lycos network of sites.
Pixsy Corporation, a media search platform that powers private label video and image search engines, today announced a distribution deal with Lycos, Inc., a leading provider of social publishing, media and search services. Under the terms of the agreement, Lycos will utilize Pixsy’s advanced media search platform to offer video and image search to their network of owned and operated properties and affiliates.
Pixsy’s award-winning media search technology enables Lycos users to search a vast index of the web’s latest videos and images providing up to the minute content. Pixsy technology makes it easy for any site to run a branded multimedia search engine with content customized to that specific audience, thereby creating new search activity and targeted advertising inventory.
“We chose Pixsy for their robust multimedia search offering and deep index of the most popular consumer content on the web,” said Edward Noel, General Manager of Search Products for Lycos, Inc. “This effort reflects our company-wide focus on providing Lycos users with a more visual-oriented, multi-media experience across all of our products and services."
Pixsy CEO, Chase Norlin added, “We’re excited to be working with such a world class search company and this is a great example of our ability to offer unique new products, such as Pixsy News, built off the powerful Pixsy media search platform.”
Pixsy Corporation (pixsy.com) is an award-winning media search platform that powers private label image and video search engines for websites and applications. Pixsy brings a new suite of tools to the multimedia search sector and is creating new search-based ad opportunities in the process. Pixsy’s multimedia spiders and index also let it create compelling vertical search applications for customers that can serve as multimedia launching points for vertical portals. Pixsy has offices in San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA and was founded by a team of engineers and business leaders hailing from Microsoft and ValueClick
About Lycos, Inc.
Lycos, Inc. (Lycos.com) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daum Communications Corp., a leading Internet portal and e-commerce destination in Korea with a growing presence throughout the Asian markets. Lycos, Inc. operates search and technology websites that foster online communities, including the new Lycos Cinema and SparkCast video platforms, combining community with high-quality broadband video content. Other Lycos products and sites include Lycos.com, Hotbot.com, Tripod.com, Angelfire.com, Gamesville.com, Lycos Mail, and The Lycos 50TM. Lycos was acquired by Korean Daum Communications Corp. in October 2004 and has its U.S. headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Daum Communications Corp. is traded on the KOSDAQ: 035720, Daum.net
Kathy O'Reilly, Lycos, Inc.
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