PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - Dailymotion (www.dailymotion.com) announced today the acquisition of Jilion (www.jilion.com), the development team behind cutting edge HTML5 video technology, SublimeVideo. This technology and talent acquisition will help Dailymotion take the lead in video experience across multiple platforms.
"The player is at the heart of our video distribution platform - it is key for us to offer the best experience on the market, and Jilion with its SublimeVideo engine is by far the best solution out there," said Cedric Tournay, CEO of Dailymotion. "The Jilion team will further help us connect users, content producers and advertisers on an unprecedented viewing experience on desktop, mobile, tablets and TV."
All the Dailymotion partners, including content producers, publishers and advertisers will be able to take full advantage of the augmented capabilities from SublimeVideo, including new customization options, enhanced playback features and increased social integration.
"Joining forces with Dailymotion is a tremendous opportunity for our team. We could not be more excited about sharing our technology with such a high-profile company and for the benefit of over 200 million unique users!" said Zeno Crivelli and Mehdi Jacques Aminian, co-founders of Jilion.
Dailymotion has 120 million unique visitors generating over 2.5 billion video views every month according to comScore (August, 2013). It is ranked the 35th most visited website in the world. Dailymotion offers the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners in the media and entertainment industries. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides HD video in a fast, easy-to-use online service. Dailymotion offers a high quality user experience across all digital devices (computers, mobile devices, connected TVs and tablets). Dailymotion is available around the world in 16 different languages and 34 localised versions featuring local home pages and local content. For further information, please visit www.dailymotion.com.