Picsearch powers video for all Lapcom sites - Hungarian newspaper sites select premium video solution

Pressmeddelande   •   Sep 29, 2008 15:04 CEST

Picsearch powers video for all Lapcom sites

Hungarian newspaper sites select premium video solution

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, September 29, 2008 - Hungarian media company, Lapcom, in cooperation with Swedish internet service provider Picsearch, launches video sharing services on Lapcom sites. Users will be able to view and share videos on the Lapcom sites.

The video sharing services are offered on two regional portals and as well as on Lapcom's real-estate portal. In addition to viewing videos, end users will be able to share the videos via e-mail, provide ratings, post comments and upload their own videos. Picsearch's advanced video searching technology will also be integrated into the video sharing solution so that users can find the most relevant videos.

Krisztian Dunder, Online Product Development Manager at Lapcom Kft said, "We want to give Lapcom users a more interactive and fulfilling internet experience. Therefore, it was important for us to choose a technology partner that could meet our expectations and who would work closely with us to achieve our goals. Picsearch has a proven track record of providing the most integrateable, scaleable and reliable video solutions on the market. This, along with their committed approach to making sure our needs are met, made our choice obvious."

Robert Risberg, Picsearch's CEO said, "We are very excited with this partnership! Lapcom is the largest media provider in Hungary and has very high standards for their technology solutions requirements. The ever-changing Internet landscape requires that technology and media providers must work closely to provide users the most useful, up-to-date and relevant experience. Therefore, we look forward to working closely with Lapcom to further enhance the service over time."

About Picsearch
Picsearch AB (publ) is a premium provider of multimedia search and video services. The web TV and other video services are built to be flexible and reliable, and are used today in video communities, e-commerce portals, real estate market places, auto portals, and for different video applications at news and corporate websites. Picsearch search services are market leading in relevancy and family friendliness. Picsearch powers numerous leading Internet sites as well as its own Internet properties. Picsearch was founded in 2000, is privately held and headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information please visit

About Lapcom
Lapcom Kft is a Hungarian subsidiary of one of the world's largest media holding companies, Daily Mail and General Trust plc, DMGT. DMGT is one of the largest and most successful international media companies in the UK and has interests in national newspapers and related digital operations, local media, business and financial information, exhibitions and radio.

For more information please contact:
Carl Särnstrand, Communications Manager at Picsearch
Tel: +46 73 204 14 79

Krisztian Dunder, Online Product Development Manager at Lapcom Kft
Tel: +36 306 98 39 04