Quick tip for the app: in live-view portrait mode, swipe hidden menus from the left or right edge of the screen to change additional camera settings.
Rotate the phone to... Read more
Video shooting tips
A few suggestions for shooting great videos!
1. Default frame rate is 30 fps. In video mode if you single-press SET to bring up video menu, you can change the... Read more
A few tips for how to use playback mode:
1. If you quickly double-click the up or down buttons next to SET, you will cycle through 1-up, 2x2 or 3x3... Read more
There are three groups of menus in the camera:
1. Quick press SET button from still / video / loop modes to bring up mode-specific menu options. For example, in... Read more
Zoom and Gain
Another quick camera tip: the left/right buttons (next to SET) apply digital zoom, while the up/down buttons adjust the image exposure value (image brightness).
In addition, you can control the... Read more
As you start to use your cameras, here's a quick shooting tip. In "Day" and "Twilight" modes the camera displays and records in full color. In "Night" mode you have... Read more
Aurora Cameras Cleared Customs Last Night!
Just in time for shipping out to our backers!
We are working now on updated tips and tricks, FAQ's and Instructional Materials. Your experience with the camera will be instrumental... Read more
XMAS lighting comparison
We were asked by one of the backers to post a picture to show what XMAS lights would look like. We didn't have any XMAS lights available but we did... Read more
Navigating At Night
When the sun goes down, Aurora can really help you navigate your way. The Red nun could not be seen by the naked eye until we were closer and the... Read more
Aurora's Final Surface Finish
Here's some pictures of what the final surface texture will look like on the production units
Now On Indiegogo InDemand
We've decided to continue on Indiegogo for a short time. Due to some of the feedback on Kickstarter, we're offering a Companion 2 Pack, limited quantity. Here's the link:
600% of Plan THANK YOU!!
WooHoo!!! We did it thanks to all of you. Thanks for all the support. As Kickstarter finalizes their processes, we'll get our surveys written and prepared to go out to... Read more
Start Your Engines! Aurora Production Begins
We again would like to thank all our backers. Thanks to you, we've initiated the first builds of the Aurora day/night camera off the actual production line. We're currently doing... Read more
Testing The Aurora Mobile App
We're putting the Aurora mobile app through its paces. Testing every control, feature and orientation for both day and night use. Here's a sneak peak.
Filming The Night Sky
A lot of you have asked about using Aurora for astronomy purposes. When other cameras fail to see anything or require long exposures, Aurora is very capable of capturing stars,... Read more
1st Look At Packaging
Here's a 1st look at the packaging. Love to hear from you, tell us what you think!
More Comparative Testing
We're heading out to shoot more video. Here's one of the rigs we use to do that. 3 Auroras are filming simultaneously, one in full Night Vision (IR) mode, one... Read more
Aurora Out To Play!
We head out to a Texas Rangers game to capture people's reaction to seeing Aurora for the 1st time.
Green Island Antiqua - A Blue Moon Rises
Team SiOnyx putting Aurora to the test. This March, the 2nd full moon of the month turned the night sky blue.... Read more
Compliance with US law.
We are shipping internationally for a discounted shipping fee. We cannot ship outside the US to countries prohibited by US law or ITAR restrictions.
Thank you all for helping us reach our goal so quickly! Those of us who have already been using the Aurora camera are greatly enjoying the ability to shoot video... Read more