SiOnyx Aurora Wins Electronics Category in 2019 Miami Boat Show Innovation Awards
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--SiOnyx™, a leader in low light imaging technology – today announced that the Aurora, a day/night action camera, has won the electronics category of the 2019 Miami Boat Show Innovation Awards. The awards annually recognize new, innovative products from the manufacturers and suppliers of the marine industry.
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“The electronics category of the Innovation Awards is difficult to judge, with incredible technology presented to our panel each year,” said Zuzana Prochazka, chair of the Innovation Awards and board member of Boating Writers International. “This year the Aurora really impressed us with its feature set including full color nighttime capabilities. The size, weight and versatility of this unique camera won in what is always a hotly-contested category.”
Designed for mariners and an active outdoor lifestyle, the Aurora is the only HD action video camera with true day and night color imaging. At just under eight ounces, it’s small and lightweight. The camera is capable of capturing still, burst and 720p video with an integrated HD OLED display for real-time color night vision.
“We’re delighted that the Aurora has enjoyed an enthusiastic reception by the marine industry,” said SiOnyx CEO Stephen Saylor. “As an active mariner, I’ve experienced firsthand the need for vision assistance while navigating active water ways. Aurora enables boaters running at night to identify navigation markers, explore dark anchorages, and imperatively, spot small water craft operating without illumination. With the Aurora, the fun doesn’t end when the sun goes down.”
Now retailing at just $799, the Aurora is based on SiOnyx’s Ultra Low Light technology that was previously only available in night vision devices costing thousands of dollars. It is IP67 water resistant, as well as GPS-, digital compass-, and WiFi-enabled. Free companion apps on iOS™ and Android ® enable real-time navigation or the ability to control the Aurora directly from a smartphone.
The Innovation Awards are judged by the Boating Writers International (BWI) and managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). The 2019 award winners were announced by BWI at the Innovation Awards breakfast, held February 15 as a part of the Miami International Boat Show.
About SiOnyx: Founded in 2006 by Professor Eric Mazur and Dr. James Carey of Harvard University, SiOnyx™ has commercialized a patented semiconductor process that dramatically enhances the sensitivity of silicon-based image sensors and cameras. SiOnyx products deliver superior performance for demanding imaging and detection applications. The company markets its lowlight technology under the XQE™ family of CMOS images sensors and has also entered the consumer electronics market with the launch of the Aurora day/night action camera.
SiOnyx is a trademark of SiOnyx, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks previously cited are hereby recognized and acknowledged.
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