(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Swivl today announced Swivl Cloud, a connected service for its robotic mobile accessory for creating and hosting learning video content. The service is a companion to the company’s second-generation robot designed for tablets, smartphones, and handheld cameras. Swivl Cloud will be available for public beta in January, with free and premium levels to be offered depending on individual needs. The updated Swivl hardware will retail for $299.00 and is available directly through the Swivl website athttp://www.swivl.com.
The Swivl Cloud platform provides a seamless solution for instructors and professionals to create, manage, and privately share their own video content. The Swivl Capture application for iOS and Android devices is designed with video capture and playback features and the capability for embedding things like slide and presentation decks. The newly designed Swivl Robot accommodates all iOS and Android tablets and smartphones, as well as handheld video cameras, with an all-new form factor that retains the functionality of the original Swivl to track and follow your every move.
“Through the launch of the original Swivl, we’ve learned that all instructors and many professionals need a solution that empowers them to use video as an instructional tool,” said Brian Lamb, co-founder and CEO of Swivl. “We’ve focused specifically on how to make the most flexible, easiest solution for them to do that.”
Swivl will be at the 2014 CES show in the Transforming EDU Exhibit, Level 2 of the Venetian Ballroom, at booth 71221.
Brian Lamb and Vladimir Tetelbaum, veterans of the product design industry, founded Swivl in 2010. Swivl is backed by Grishin Robotics, Innovation Works, Kima Ventures, and more. Swivl’s mission is to connect every classroom and conference room using video that improves collaboration. For more information about Swivl, visit http://www.swivl.com.