ZWO is a Chinese technology company founded in 2011 by Sam Wen, with its headquarters based in Suzhou, China. The company focuses on developing innovative products in astrophotography, designing and manufacturing its line of CMOS astronomy cameras, innovative astronomy imaging controllers, accessories, and imaging capturing/editing software.
As one of the earliest companies in China focusing on CMOS astronomy cameras and accessories, ZWO today serves customers from 100+ countries over the globe, including amateur astrophotographers, professional research astronomers, public observatories, and citizen science users. ZWO applies for more than five technology patents each year and has accumulated more than 40 patents and software copyrights. Half of the ZWO team members are developers dedicated to product development, algorithm research, software design, etc. Every year, ZWO has nearly ten new products introduced to the market, ensuring they meet customers' needs.