Pixsy, a leading developer of multimedia search solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Maxthon (Asia) Ltd, producers of the award winning browser “Maxthon” and a finalist for the “Red Herring 100 Asia”. Pixsy will be the primary provider of image and video search services for users of the Maxthon Browser, enabling end-users to search and access over 100 million pieces of online visual content.
Growing Importance of Media Search
With this strategic partnership, Maxthon has recognized the growing importance of offering end-users a comprehensive media search solution. “We chose Pixsy as our media search provider for their innovative approach to searching multimedia content on the Web,” said Netanel Jacobsson, Senior Vice President & Partner of Maxthon (Asia) Ltd., “We expect the Pixsy service to complete our current search offering and create another reason for users to adopt Maxthon as their browser of choice.”
Pixsy, a leading developer of multimedia search solutions, was founded by Internet veterans frustrated by traditional technologies for searching images and videos on the Web. The Pixsy founders have a combined 40 years of software and Internet experience at companies including Microsoft, Sony, Corbis, and InfoSpace.
Maxthon is an Internet Explorer based and very customizable tabbed browser. Awarded the Red Herring Asia 100 price 2005 and named as one of the best 100 products by PC World Magazine, Maxthon has reached 36 million downloads since its launch in 2005 without marketing. Being publicly endorsed by Microsoft and leading Wall Street Internet analysts, Maxthon is rapidly gaining popularity in Europe and the US.