Swivl – Video observations that strengthen and inform teachers
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Other | March 5, 2014

Capture and share multi-media videos today with Swivl Cloud and Swivl Capture

We often hear from our users that being able to easily capture lectures, presentations and meetings as they happen is exactly what they have been searching for. And, while the reassurance that we’ve built a useful, effective and desired product encourages us, it encourages us to build more. Swivl wants to enable everyone—ed...

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Other | February 13, 2014

Swivl partners with educators and STEM programs through new sponsor initiatives

Using video in the classroom is by no means a novel concept. Many of us can likely remember when teachers once wheeled boulder-sized TVs into their classrooms, switched off the lights and popped in a VHS. Today, however, the use of video in education has changed, and it is much more than just an additive to support lessons—it ...

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Other | January 1, 2014

Re-introducing Swivl, the robotic platform for learning

Just before we started 2013, Swivl unveiled plans for the second-generation of our award-winning robot through a Kickstarter campaign calling for your support. Many of you answered by backing our project and sharing feedback that has since contributed to what we are pleased to share with you today. With the new Swivl Robot re...

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Other | December 12, 2013

Swivl gears up for TransformingEDU at CES 2014

Education technology is experiencing some very significant advances today. From more schools offering online courses and becoming cloud-based to teachers adopting game-based learning and the flipped classroom model, the way we teach and learn is evolving. We think Swivl is a part of the movement driving innovation in education ...

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Other | June 23, 2013

Swivl at ISTE – Booth #9295

Swivl is attending the ISTE show this week. ISTE stands for the International Society for Technology in Education.  It is a membership organization for educators and education leaders engaged in improving learning and teaching by advancing the effective use of technology in K–12 and teacher education.  The yearly ISTE show ...

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Other | May 22, 2013

Grishin Robotics Invests in Swivl

Grishin Robotics, a global investment company dedicated to supporting personal robotics, has made an investment of $500K in Swivl, the makers of the award winning personal cameraman robotic video device. The funds will be used accelerate the development of the second generation Swivl, as well as assist with the launch of Swivl'...

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Other | April 8, 2013

Weekly webinars

We're launching a weekly webinar series! Webinars will be intended for both existing and prospective customers of Swivl. We'll be using the webinars for a couple of things: Share popular or interesting use cases that we've learned about from our customers Provide tips and best practices for operation of the Swivl (and for usi...

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Other | February 12, 2013

Swivl + iPod Touch = Flipped Class

We just returned from the TCEA show in Austin Texas.  As usual at tradeshows, the Swivl drew a great crowd and response (something about shiny spinning robots gets peoples attention!). We were surprised and impressed by the amount of school districts that had a 1:1 initiative for iPad's.  It's clear this is major movement in ...

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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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