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Other | May 1, 2012

Swivl.app Update Coming Soon!

Great News! Swivl App is getting a big update in a few weeks. This update will bring some new features, user interface improvements, and bug fixes. Some of the new feature will include the ability to record in three different video resolutions, and the ability to sync videos in the app through iTunes. We will be notifying cus...

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Other | April 20, 2012

Swivl gets it’s first firmware update!

“Firmware” is fancy word for software that is inside the Swivl.  We purposely built this feature into the system to fix problems and add features in the future. The latest firmware version is 1.2.9. Details, including how to check which firmware version and how to upgrade your Swivl can be found here. ...

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Other | April 12, 2012

Game changer for education?

Early in our development, during the user research phase, we have met with a lot of people from different backgrounds. Among them were educators experimenting with video in their classrooms. The primary concerns were high cost and ease of use. We listened to their thoughts on video and its use, and integrated the feedback into t...

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Other | March 14, 2012

Swivl Ships!

After years of hard work, amazing support from our friends and family, and an incredible outpouring of ideas, use cases, and orders from fans we are proud to announce first customer shipments. Just to be clear, I want to repeat this… Swivl is NOW SHIPPING! Our vision has become a reality and is on planes, shipping trucks, and...

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Other | March 10, 2012

IndieGoGo Units Shipping

Just shipped out the majority of our IndieGoGo units to supporters. We particularly like the chrome accents on the Nova and Supernova supporter units. Perhaps these need to come back as a limited edition version...          Everyone gets a personal message on the bottom as well. ...

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Other | March 10, 2012

Swivl on CNN at SXSW!

Looks like Swivl scooped some of the interactive folks at South by Southwest! We dominated a CNN Feature from the event today. Here are some pictures! ...

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Other | February 3, 2012

Last chance to reserve a Swivl at discounted reservation price!

Wow! What a month! Honestly, what a year. After the rush of CES and the break of Chinese New Year we have been busy putting together our plans to rollout Swivl. This month, we’ll visit our manufacturer for our final pre-production builds and prepare for our first production shipments. We're still on track to ship well before A...

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Other | January 24, 2012

CES 2012 – Live on CNN, FOX, and winning at Last Gadget Standing!

They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but with all the television cameras we encountered at CES, we can't be so certain! While we made it back to the Bay Area nearly 10 days ago, we are still sorting through hundreds of business cards, washing laundry and getting caught up on email, fed-ex, snail mail, television shows,...

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Other | January 11, 2012

CES 2012: Swivl is a finalist in Last Gadget Standing and introducing … the microphone!

Last night, Swivl made it’s “official” CES debut at Pepcom’s Digital Experience. We hobnobbed with other great tech brands, some startups, some well established and all unique in their own way.   I say “official” because Swivl has actually been to CES before! Last year in 2011, we brought our not yet perfected...

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Other | December 20, 2011

Swivl + Swivl iPhone App = Awesome Automated Cameraman!

First we unveil Swivl, our cool new brand and automated iPhone mount, and now we give you the Swivl iPhone app! This new app makes Swivl that much cooler, letting you use the marker to adjust tilt, as well as start and stop video recording. You can also use the app to review and share videos, and we have plans in the future to l...

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