SWIVL : Redefining Audio and Video Capturing

SWIVL is a portable Video and Audio caputuring robot used to reflect on own teaching such as teacher-talking time versus student-talking time, or to observe aspects of student behavior such as interaction patterns, evaluating student learning styles and ensures no one ever misses a moment of instructi


With SWIVL you can use devices such as iPads and smartphones to record and stream easily and effectively. You’ll have the freedom to move around while the Swivl robot continues following you. Capture great video and audio using SWIVL wireless microphones staying in frame and capturing high quality audio.


SWIVL is presently been used for


Micro Training: Capturing parts of training programs such as warmers, activities to develop listening, reading, speaking, vocabulary and language skills, and fillers and sharing these with other teachers.

Observation: Observation by peers and Colleagues, peer review and performance review. 

Critical reflection: Swivl is used to reflect on own style of delivering verbal communication and body lanuguage. 

Assessment capture for evidence: Record spoken assessment tasks for feedback from peers, either as a formative or summative assessment. Presenter can also record themselves and then play the recording to develop skills and strategy training.

Mentoring: Trainers can observe trainee remotely  for later reflection and portfolio evidence for their qualifications.

Deliver bite-sized content to kick-off a lesson or activity:  Presenter can talk to the camera and then upload and sync PowerPoint slides, 

Flip lesson material: Students view video material outside class time to allow them full use of class time for activities that benefit from more teacher guidance and support,


Provide standardised induction information: Easily create and share induction videos and continuing professional development resources to assist with mastery learning. 


Record case studies for action research: Swivl allows teachers to collect classroom evidence to reflect on and support hypothesis testing in action research.  It allows teachers to observe later and discover aspects of our teaching and or students’ behavior that we may have missed


Click below to view video and learn more about the various models of SWIVL