US : Video search engine company Truveo launched a major update to its website for allowing consumers to search online videos.
Among the enhancements to the site are faster initial viewing of videos, expanded and easier video sharing, a simplified rating system and an improved display of related videos.
Since the company operates sites in 17 countries around the world, it has also introduced localized ranking algorithms to deliver the most relevant results to each country's users. The site has indexed over 100 million videos.
There are hundreds of millions of videos on the Web, and millions more are uploaded every day. As the amount of video on the Web explodes, it can be increasingly challenging to find the video you want. Truveo’s mission is to improve the quality of video search so that you can always find the right video to watch.
Truveo was founded in 2004 by some of the industry’s leading experts in video search technology. In 2005, Truveo launched its first commercial video search service, which was widely recognized for significantly improving the quality of video search. In January of 2006, Truveo was acquired by AOL and currently operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL, LLC.
Today, Truveo is one of the largest video search engines on the Web. Truveo is the search engine that powers many of the Web's most popular video destinations. Truveo currently powers video search for AOL, Microsoft Corporation, CNET's Search.com, Brightcove, Qwest, Kosmix, CSTV, Infospace, Excite, and hundreds of other applications worldwide. Across the network of websites it powers, Truveo reaches an audience of over 40 million users every month. The Truveo video search engine is widely recognized as being the most comprehensive and up-to-date video search service on the Web.