AUROVIS was founded with the goal to revolutionize the virtual reality industry by providing an affordable 360-degree and VR camera to professional consumers and hobbyists. AUROVIS is built with the goal to push the boundaries of virtual reality industry.

Founded in April 2016 in Shenzhen, AUROVIS was pioneered by founder & CTO, James Zhan, co-founders Danny Zhu & Xiaobin Liu, each with 20+ years work experience in multimedia development for top international companies. James Zhan has applied for more than 100 parents during his career with rich research and development experience at Huawei.

The team now is made up of 25 members, includes more than 20 engineers who specialize in software, hardware, FPGA, algorithm, and test engineering.


  • Apr.2016

    Established in Shenzhen, China

  • Obtained the seed round financing from SOSV. Started HAX accelerator program

    Jun. 2016

  • Sep. 2016

    US company registered in Delaware, USA Sonirock, Inc.

  • First show in CES Roadshow in San Francisco

    Jan. 2017

  • Jan. 2017

    Obtained the angel round financing from Hexing Yongsheng Group, Dr. Chen, Yonghua, and SOSV

  • Crowd-funding in KickStarter NAB show


  • June.2017

    Obtained the Pre-A round financing from Hexing Yongsheng Group,Baize Investment Capital and Qianhai Wisdom Investment Co., Ltd.


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