Beamr is a video technology and image science software company. Our solutions and technologies are backed by 51 International granted patents, making us a world leading provider of video encoding, transcoding, and optimization software solutions that enable high quality, performance, and unmatched bitrate efficiency for live and VOD video services.
Hollywood studios, MSO's, and some of the world's largest OTT streaming services rely on Beamr's content-adaptive bitrate (CABR) technology and software encoding innovations to guarantee the highest video quality at the lowest bitrate possible.
Founded in 2009 by a team of pioneering image science experts, Beamr is backed by Verizon, Innovation Endeavors, and Disruptive.
Sharon Carmel is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record in the software space. In 1994, Sharon co-founded Emblaze (LON: BLZ), which developed the Internet’s first vector-based graphics player, preceding Macromedia Flash. The company went public in 1996, and in 2000 made a secondary based on its pioneering cellular video technology, reaching a peak market cap of $4B. In 2001 Sharon founded his second start-up, BeInSync, which developed P2P synchronization and online backup technologies, and was acquired in 2008 by Phoenix Technologies (NASDAQ:PTEC).
Tamar Shoham is a leading imaging and video scientist, with over 20 years experience in algorithm development and industry-oriented research, primarily in the field of video quality and compression. Prior to joining Beamr, Tamar was a research fellow at the Technion Signal and Image Processing Lab, performing and supervising research for the Israeli CSO NEGEV consortium. Prior to that, she was in the algorithm group in Comverse, pioneering video solutions in the company. Tamar holds a Bachelor of Science from Tel-Aviv University, and a Masters of Science with honors from the Technion Institute of Technology, both in Electrical Engineering. She has published many academic papers and is a primary inventor of 40 international patents to date.
Eli Lubitch is a senior international executive, with both corporate and entrepreneurial experience. For 20 years, Eli is focused on the intersection of imaging and networking solutions for the Graphic Arts, Publishing and professional content industries. Prior to joining Beamr, Eli served Eastman Kodak Company as VP Business development of Kodak Versamark Inc, and Kodak's corporate marketing. Prior thereto, Eli held various engineering, R&D and management position for Scitex, global leader in Graphic Arts imaging technology, that was acquired by HP and Kodak. Eli was the seed investor of Tivella Inc, world pioneer of ipTV that was acquired by Cisco. Eli holds M.Sc with honors in Computer Science from Tel-Aviv University and MBA with honors from Technion Institute of Technology.