Let’s imagine you’re trying to use a Skype or FaceTime video call but you are also busy moving around an doing things. You can’t hold the iPhone since your hands and fingers are completely full but you cannot place it down either because you are going to consistently become out of frame. Enter the Galileo robotic holders for the iPhone! It allows anyone on the other end of the call to automagically go along with you no matter which method you are going with complete, All over rotational capability. (And it really is adorable too!)
The Galileo is a innovative, iOS-controlled automatic iPhone system with infinite spherical rotation capacity. Just swipe your finger on the screen of your iPad or other iOS device and Galileo responds, orienting your iPhone or iPod Touch accordingly. With apps in regions of digital photography, cinematography, social network, and interactive video, Galileo gives iOS gadgets endless possibilities of remote-controlled movement. Capable of infinite 360 degree pan-and-tilt at speeds up to 200 per second in any orientation, Galileo is an invaluable device to everyone from an amateur photo taker to the qualified cinematographer, and enormously increases the experience of video chat for anybody being required to stay connected.
For everything from baby monitoring to remote studying, time lapse photography to cinematography, to all means of specialty imagining, the Galileo provides full 360 degree pan and tilt, can be controolled via your apple iphone, apple ipad, iPod touch or the web, and may even be mounted on standard tripods! The Galileo is rechargeable and can charge your iPhone too.
It works together with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4, and is available in black or white, or limited edition Kickstarter green.
But the most fascinating portion is this – Galileo has an SDK! Which means Galileo can be built-into full on robots. How cool is that?
Galileo originates from Motr and the innovative thoughts of Josh Guyot and JoeBen Bevirt, who previously produced the Joby and GorillaPod digital camera mounts. It’s up on Kickstarter now and has 13 days to go. So, if you want it, head on over the get a backing!