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Other | January 14, 2013

1,030 Backers!

Just a few moments ago, our Kickstarter campaign reached its conclusion. We ended up with 1030 backers and $157,782 in backer rewards. We are extremely pleased with this end result. It has exceeded our goals and given us a strong foundation to work from to realize the new Swivl. Our small team is incredibly appreciative of all ...

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Other | December 11, 2012

Introducing the new Swivl

We are pleased to announce the public debut of the new Swivl. The new Swivl is the second generation of our award winning product. Since the successful launch of the original Swivl early in 2012, we kept getting calls from customers asking when we'll be able to support iPad's, DSLR cameras, and Android devices. The new Swivl is ...

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Other | November 2, 2012

iPad Mini and iPhone 5 compatible

We've gotten lots of questions lately about the Swivl's compatibility with iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. So we thought we'd do a quick update on the subject. We got our first iPhone 5 a few weeks ago. After a few comments like "wow, that's light" and, "how can they make it so thin" comments, we were ready to focus. We hooked it up to...

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Other | September 13, 2012

iPhone 5

Like everyone else in the world, we were eagerly awaiting yesterday's big announcement about the iPhone 5.  The day finally came, and it came with a variety of good news for Swivl! The rumors of a change to the 30 pin connector were of particular interest leading up to the announcement. As you probably know, the Swivl uses the...

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Other | August 21, 2012

Back to school!

August is drawing to a close and the start of school is rapidly approaching. For Swivl, this will be the beginning of our first full school year since our launch. I guess you could say it's our freshman year! Education is ahead of the curve in understanding the power of video as a learning tool. Due to the interest our product ...

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Other | August 16, 2012

New Features – Full Auto Pan and Tilt

The next release of Swivl.app and Firmware is expected in just a few short days.  This release (Version 1.3) is particularly special because it includes an option that many of our users have been asking for, fully automatic tilt. Yes, that means that tracking (both tilt and pan) will be fully automatic and follow the Marker. (...

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Other | July 3, 2012

Day with a Swivl

We are unveiling our new product video today! We call it "A Day with a Swivl". We've had this project in the works for a while and are excited to share it with everyone. Check it out here:   We worked closely with the great guys at Sandwich Video to create this new vision. And we think it turned out awesome!  The story ...

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Other | June 18, 2012

Going Global!

One of the hardest things to do is to tell people who want your product that they can't get one! And that’s exactly what we have been dealing with since launching Swivl. We have had to hold off on international shipping until we came up to scale and nailed down all of the launch details. But now all that is changing. Today, w...

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Other | June 10, 2012

Swivl on Amazon

For those of you within the United States we're excited to announce that Swivl is now on Amazon, the world's largest e-retailer! This gives you a chance to take advantage of all the great benefits that Amazon offers when purchasing your Swivl. And we're available just in time for Father's day. Go here to check it out! If you h...

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Other | May 22, 2012

Swivl Labs Goodness

We recently opened up a new section of our site called Swivl Labs that will interest both Techies and Swivlers! Check out Vlad's custom panaromic video and my full auto tilt and pan helicopter video.  These were made using modified Swivl Firmware Versions that are currently in development. There is more awesome stuff coming, ...

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