Elemental Technologies, Inc. is a software company headquartered in Portland, Oregon and owned by Amazon Web Services that specializes in providing multiscreen video solutions. Founded in August 2006, Elemental creates software that performs video encoding, decoding, transcoding, and pixel processing tasks on commodity hardware for adaptive bitrate streaming of video over IP networks. Elemental video processing software runs in turnkey, cloud-based and virtualized deployment models. The company has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, China, Russia, India and Brazil. Elemental was founded in 2006 by three engineers formerly of the semiconductor company Pixelworks: CEO Sam Blackman, CTO Jesse Rosenzweig, and Chief Architect Brian Lewis. In July 2012, Elemental products supported the broadcast of the 2012 Summer Olympics on internet devices for media companies including the BBC, Eurosport, Terra Networks and others.