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30/3/16

XCAM has been shortlisted for the ‘Insider Made in the Midlands’ 2016 award, in the advanced manufacture section, as a result of its development of a new camera system for high-end scientific applications. The RIXSCam™ has been developed in consultation with the researchers at one...

4/2/16

Drs Thorsten Schmitt and Bernd Schmitt from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) have visited XCAM to witness testing of the new RIXSCam...

17/10/15

Established in 1995 as a spin-out of the space research centre at Leicester University, we initially focussed on developing control systems for CCD detectors. In 2003, we started to take on work designing and making complete camera systems in response to enquiries for systems...

15/7/14

XCAM camera electronics has recently been launched into space on the UK Space Agency's first Cube Satellite.

The camera, called C3D, was led by the Centre for Electronic Imaging (CEI) at the Open University. C3D houses three new CMOS sensors from e2v technologies into a...

1/7/14

XCAM has been awarded a grant by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to perform a feasibility study for an in-situ tritium monitor for use in bore-holes at nuclear sites. XCAM has already developed technology which enables digital images to be taken of samples containing...

20/11/13

This contract, under a programme funded by the European Space Agency, will see the company developing a prototype particulates-monitor capable of monitoring the deposition and redistribution of 5 micron dust particles in real-time. This monitor will form a proof-of-concept...

21/9/12

XCAM was delighted to be awarded a second Invent grant to enable them to develop new production facilities in addition to a larger new stores area. Following on from this, we were even more pleased to be awarded an HPT grant worth £90,000; this was awarded to enable XCAM to do R+D...

1/6/12

XCAM has won a grant under the INV-ENT fund, co-sponsored by Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership (NEP) and Northampton County Council which will help to fund new facilities which are necessary to support XCAM's continued growth. The grant will provide a contribution to the...

14/3/12

Following on from the 2011 success winning the East Midlands Medilink regional award for Innovation, XCAM was shortlisted at the National Medilink UK awards ceremony, and on 14th March 2012 was voted the UK award for Innovation in Life Sciences. The full Medilink press release can...

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