• Raptor wins 2021 Innovation Award

    Raptor has won the Manufacturing Innovation Award at today’s event in Belfast, recognising our Eagle CCD camera. This is one of the most sensitive cameras in the world and it is being used by leading astronomers to enable deep exploration of distant and faint objects in our universe. Kirsty Dillon from MCS Group presenting the […]

  • Raptor launches the Ninox 640 SU, the best “scientific” SWIR camera in the World!

    Raptor Photonics has launched the Ninox 640 SU, a vacuum cooled InGaAs based camera with 640×512 sensor with a 15µm x 15µm pixel pitch for the highest spatial resolution. The Ninox 640SU is vacuum cooled to -80°C for ultra-long exposures of up to 5 minutes. Its ultra-low dark current and read-noise result in the best […]

  • Raptor celebrates 15 years in photonics

    Raptor Photonics was set up in September 2006 to design and manufacture high-performance cameras for a range of markets including scientific, surveillance, aerospace and industrial. The company has grown year on year and now sells cameras in over 50 countries around the world to a range of instrumentation companies, government bodies, research labs and universities. […]

  • Raptor builds sales team with two new appointments.

    Raptor Photonics welcomes two new members of staff to the sales team. Joe Graham joins the team as Sales Manager. As a key part of Raptor’s growth strategy to expand and pursue new markets, Joe will be responsible for growing sales worldwide. Joe is qualified in Mechatronic engineering and previously held leadership positions in the […]

  • Raptor wins brace in Larne Business Excellence Awards

    Raptor Photonics, a leader in innovative digital camera solutions has recently picked up two awards at the Larne Business Excellence Awards dinner, held on Thursday 9th September at The Ballygally Castle Hotel. The company picked up both the Excellence in Innovation and Best Export Company Awards in a glittering ceremony celebrating success in the Mid & […]

  • Raptor to attend SPIE Photonex in Glasgow

    Raptor will be attending SPIE Photonex + Vacuum Technologies event in Glasgow from 29 – 30 September 2021. Come and visit us at booth #318 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) to discuss your camera needs. You can register to attend the event here: https://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/photonex-and-vacuum-technologies/attend/registration  If you would like to book an appointment with one […]

  • Raptor camera used in XUV, Soft X-ray and Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) spectroscopy applications

    High energy spectroscopy requires precision analytical tools that help scientists and researchers to investigate molecular and atomic spectra from the infrared into the soft x-ray and short ultraviolet wavelength regions. Raptor has worked with McPherson Instruments to develop a unique solution using their Model 251MX flat field spectrograph and Raptor’s Eagle XO, a cooled, direct […]

  • Raptor SWIR camera used for In-Vivo Imaging in NIR-II (600-1700nm)

    Non-invasive fluorescence imaging of small animals has been a technique widely used for years as a method in preclinical research. Techniques have developed considerably in recent years, but still face a number of limitations. Researchers detecting in the 500-900 nm range suffer from shallow imaging depth and high background due to light scattering and tissue […]

  • Raptor launches the fastest EMCCD on the market

    Raptor Photonics has launched a new EMCCD camera, the Kestrel 1000, offering ultra-low readout noise while running at 1,000 frames per second (fps) in full frame and up to 1,800 fps with ROI. The camera has a 128 x 128 back-thinned sensor with 26um pixels for optimum image resolution in low light imaging applications. It […]

  • Raptor receives prestigious innovation award for Owl 640T camera

    Raptor Photonics, a leader in innovative digital camera solutions announced today that its Owl 640T camera was recognized among the best in machine vision by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2021 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies. The Owl 640T is the latest […]