Nightwave Marine Digital Night Vision Camera is True Boating Innovation

The SIONYX Nightwave marine digital night vision camera has been the talk of the marine community since its launch in late 2022, giving anglers and boaters night vision in color at an accessible price. Featuring new upgrades this season, boaters can not only view its video directly from a boat’s MFD, but the camera can now WiFi stream video to a tablet or phone with the SIONYX app and to a computer via USB connection. With additional colors added this year, Nightwave is set to introduce the upgrades at ICAST 2023 and is entered in the New Product Showcase within the Electronics category.

“ICAST attendees will be able to experience Nightwave’s low-light vision capabilities for themselves in our dark room at the SIONYX booth, #2005,” Says Michael Hauser, Global Maritime Sales Manager for SIONYX. “There will be no doubt in anyone’s mind after seeing it in action that this new technology for boaters and fishermen will be a major upgrade to how they operate at night.”

SIONYX is changing the night vision landscape with its proprietary digital night vision technology. Nightwave is a first-of-its-kind color digital night vision camera built around SIONYX’s patented Black Silicon CMOS sensor that offers unparalleled <1 millilux moonless starlight sensitivity. This advanced technology displays high-resolution color images and videos with exceptional clarity, allowing boaters to experience heightened visual acuity at night. Unlike thermal imaging, which relies on temperature gradients to create images, digital night vision employs state-of-the-art sensors and advanced image processing algorithms to capture detailed and vibrant visuals, showcasing an impressive level of color accuracy, contrast, and depth perception. By providing a true-to-life representation of the scene, Nightwave offers superior object recognition capabilities in the darkness of night. With Nightwave, now mariners of all levels can spot obstacles and debris in moonless starlight without white light or expensive thermal cameras.

Navigating in low-light conditions can be a daunting task for any fisherman. Nightwave’s 44-degree, stable field of view significantly enhances situational awareness, enabling you to spot unexpected markers, vessels, and land formations with remarkable clarity. This wide field of view ensures that no details escape your attention, making navigation in the dark more accessible than ever before. Whether you need to locate specific fishing ground before dawn or find your way back to the shore post-sunset, Nightwave provides the visual aid you need for a smooth and safe journey.

The Nightwave camera has a rugged marine-grade housing with an IP67 rating that protects against water, sand, salt, and dust. The camera is dry nitrogen purged to prevent lens fogging, so you can safely use it in inclement weather conditions. Nightwave offers flexible installation options, so you can permanently mount it or use a temporary ¼”-20 mount for a temporary or portable setup. The camera is compatible with most major brand MFDs, so you can view video using your existing electronics, over WiFi through the SIONYX mobile app, or to a computer via USB connection. Stay connected and in control of your movement, no matter where you are on the water.

With SIONYX Nightwave, seeing in the dark is your new superpower. Extend your day on the water and get home safe. Nightwave takes the darkness out of the night.

Nightwave is available in (new) black, white, and gray options for $1995 MSRP. For more information, please click here.

Notable features include:

  • <1MLX moonless starlight sensitivity: allows mariners to see well beyond human eyesight and detect a man-sized object at 170 meters.
  • Stable 44-degree field of view: increases situational awareness to spot unexpected obstacles, debris, markers, vessels, and more.
  • Convenient installation flexibility: permanent mounting hardware is included, as well as a standard 1/4”-20 mount interface. Nightwave can be oriented ball-up or ball-down to meet any challenging mounting requirements.
  • Up-to-date performance: the latest firmware and software releases are always available through the SIONYX mobile app.

Please join the SIONYX team at ICAST 2023 at booth #2005

About SIONYX

SIONYX is a silicon-based photonics company that develops and manufactures proprietary ultra-low-light CMOS image sensors and high-performance night vision camera systems. These sensors dramatically enhance the performance of light sensing devices commonly used in commercial, industrial, medical, and defense-related applications. The company is proud to be working with the United States Department of Defense (DoD). SIONYX has supported the U.S. Government (Defense and Intelligence) with advanced imaging and camera technology and recently was awarded a nearly $20M contract by the U.S. Army for the delivery of digital night vision cameras for the highly publicized IVAS (Integrated Visual Augmentation System) program. SIONYX is headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts.