Rebellion Photonics, Inc., a Houston, TX-based provider of gas leak detection technology for oil rigs & refineries, closed on a $10.4m Series A financing round.
Backers included Tinicum L.P. and other private investment partnerships advised by Tinicum Incorporated.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate the market expansion of its Gas Cloud Imaging cameras.
Founded in 2009 by CEO Allison Lami Sawyer and CTO Robert Kester as a spun out of Rice University in 2010, Rebellion Photonics is commercializing a hyperspectral imaging technology for oil and gas safety. Its GCI can identify and quantify dangerous gas leaks within the digital image in true real-time (30Hz) video to enhance safety and operations and lower the risk of explosions.