Innovators: Sharon Carmel and Dror Gill
Ages: 42 and 46
Founder/CEO and CTO of Beamr, a Tel Aviv-based media technology company
Form and function
An image compression technology that radically reduces the file size of photographs (and soon videos) without sacrificing quality perceptible to the human eye.
“We take an image, make it five times smaller, but always guarantee that the JPEGmini image looks exactly like the original.” —Dror Gill