Let's say you're trying to have a Skype or FaceTime video call but you're also busy moving around an doing things. You can't hold your iPhone because your hands are full but you can't put it down either because you'll continuously be out of frame. Enter the Galileo robotic stands for the iPhone! It automagically follows you whichever way you go with complete, 360 degree rotational ability. (And it's cute too!)
For everything from baby monitoring to remote learning, time lapse photography to cinematography, to all manner of specialty imagining, the Galileo provides full 360 degree pan and tilt, can be controolled via your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or the web, and can even be mounted on standard tripods! The Galileo is rechargeable and can charge your iPhone as well.
It works with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4, and comes in black or white, or limited edition Kickstarter green.
But the most exciting part is this -- Galileo has an SDK! That means Galileo can be integrated into full on robots. How cool is that?
Galileo comes from Motr and the inventive minds of Josh Guyot and JoeBen Bevirt, who previously created the Joby and GorillaPod camera mounts. It's up on Kickstarter now and has 13 days to go. So, if you like it, head on over the get a backing!
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