News from beamr A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Apr 07, 2014, 13:10 ET

Beamr Raises $9.5M Led by Marker LLC and Innovation Endeavors

 Beamr (formerly ICVT), the leading provider of image and video optimization products, announced today that it has closed a $9.5M financing...

Apr 03, 2014, 10:00 ET
Example of 4K HEVC bitrate reduction by Beamr Video (photo copyright Blender Foundation | www.sintel.org).  (PRNewsFoto/Beamr Video)

Beamr Video Cuts HEVC Bitrate by 50%, Enabling Ultra HD Delivery to Broadband-connected Consumers

 Beamr Video (www.beamrvideo.com), a next-generation video optimization technology enabling smooth delivery of HD and 4K video at speed and...

Nov 12, 2013, 12:48 ET
Beamr is focused on improving the quality, speed and user experience of photo and video sharing.

Beamr to Showcase High Definition Media Optimization Technology at AWS re:Invent Conference

 Developers and technical leaders attending Amazon Web Services' (AWS) annual global customer and partner conference: AWS: re:Invent 2013,...

Sep 12, 2013, 09:12 ET
Beamr Video optimization technology automatically reduces the bitrate of any H.264 video stream by up to 50 percent without affecting perceptual quality or altering the format of the original stream. Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures.  (PRNewsFoto/Beamr)

Beamr Video Heralds New Era of User Experience, Delivering High Definition Video at Unprecedented Low Bandwidths

 Beamr Video (www.beamrvideo.com), a next-generation, patented video optimization technology enabling smooth delivery of HD video at speed...

Jul 09, 2013, 09:02 ET

Beamr Unveils Free Windows Edition of Flagship Photo Optimization Desktop App, JPEGmini

Windows users can now download a free version of JPEGmini for Windows, the flagship photo optimization tool from technology innovator Beamr...

May 09, 2013, 09:00 ET
Phil Hearing, http://www.flickr.com/photos/philhearing/, Creative Commons License.  (PRNewsFoto/Beamr)

Beamr Releases Highly-Anticipated Windows Version of JPEGmini, The Popular Photo Optimization Desktop App, Available Exclusively at B&H Photo Video Online

Novice or experienced photographers using Windows to manage their photo collection can now free up precious computer hard drive space with...

Apr 03, 2013, 09:03 ET
JPEGmini Photo Server, now available on Amazon Web Services Marketplace, reduces image file size by up to five times, drastically improving page load time and saving storage and bandwidth costs.  (PRNewsFoto/Beamr)

JPEGmini Photo Server Now Available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace

 JPEGmini photo optimization technology, capable of reducing image file sizes by up to 5x while retaining their full resolution and quality,...

Feb 12, 2013, 09:00 ET
Capable of supporting any resolution up to 4K UltraHD, Beamr Video's patent-pending optimization technology automatically reduces the bitrate of H.264 video streams by up to 75 percent (4x) without affecting perceptual quality.  (PRNewsFoto/Beamr)

Beamr Unveils Breakthrough Video Delivery Technology With Unprecedented 75 Percent Bitrate Reduction

 Beamr, the renowned team of media compression and delivery experts behind the widely-acclaimed JPEGmini photo compression technology, today...

Jan 25, 2013, 11:00 ET
Beamr logo.  (PRNewsFoto/ICVT)

JPEGmini and beamr Photo Optimization and High Speed Sharing Apps to Make Macworld/iWorld Debut

 Professional photographers, hobbyists, photo enthusiasts and the growing number of iPhoneographers attending Macworld/iWorld 2013, the...