ZUG, September 9, 2020 –
Dotphoton announces Pre-Series A round closure and opens orders for lossless image compression software for biotech
Eugenia Balysheva, eugenia.balysheva@dotphoton.com
Dotphoton, a fast-growing Swiss image processing startup, announced it has raised a seven-digit Pre-Series A round from Swiss private investors as the company launches new B2B product for biotech research.

The 2020 pandemic underlined the need in remote access to the big volumes of high-quality image data. Increasing requests from biotech industrial and research laboratories showed definite market need in JetRaw, Dotphoton’s lossless raw image compression solution for biotech imagery.

JetRaw enables researches to compress raw image data up to 10 times without compromising image data quality and reduce time and budgets spent on Big Image Data handling. Furthermore, PCO Imaging, a world-leading scientific camera manufacturer, collaborated with Dotphoton to commercialize JetRaw as an integrated feature in its current software.

JetRaw has been validated by leading biotech research centres and is available for purchase directly from Dotphoton or through resellers starting September 10, 2020. Closed investment round allows Dotphoton to create a dedicated product team to reinforce Jetraw product development and commercialization process.

Eugenia Balysheva, CEO Dotphoton
'We are grateful to our new and existing investors for sharing Dotphoton’s vision and for helping us to build a secure and strong company. The newly raised funds will help to scale Dotphoton’s image compression solutions and meet rising demand from the new customers.’
'We are very pleased to collaborate with Dotphoton on the camera specific compression of image data, because thanks to the high resolution, high dynamic and high frame rates of our scientific cameras, the generated image data create huge stacks of images which are worldwide discussed as “big data issue”. Since we are concerned of the tasks which move our customers, we try to help to solve these tasks by offering additional features, like the excellent Dotphoton compression. This Jetraw compression minimizes the storage load while it is still possible to enjoy and exploit the wealth of information created by the recorded images'

Gerhard Holst, Head of Science and Research, PCO
About Dotphoton
University of Geneva spinoff, Dotphoton is a Swiss deep tech startup specialised on quantum-based software solutions for raw image compression for critical applications. Dotphoton uses insights from quantum information field to provide high compression ratios whilst still preserving original quality and image fidelity. Dotphoton's products are already being used by market leaders in biomedical and space industries.
About PCO
PCO is a leading specialist and pioneer in cameras and optoelectronics with more than 30 years of expert knowledge and experience of developing and manufacturing high-end imaging systems. The company’s cutting edge sCMOS and high-speed cameras are used in scientific and industrial research, automotive testing, quality control, metrology and a large variety of other applications all over the world.
Eugenia Balysheva
Dotphoton AG
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