Galileo offering iOS remote-controlled camera uses

Galileo lets remote users control iOS device cameras

Motrr is a developing an iOS-device accessory, Galileo, that provides new remote-controlled motion. The $129.95 tripod-mountable device is capable of 360-degree pan-and-tilt at speeds up to 200-degrees per second in any orientation, The Galileo allows the viewer to swipe finger on the iPad or iPhone screen and Galileo reacts remotely, orienting the device accordingly. For example, during a video chat, an attendee to move the camera from the speaker to another, easily. Other uses include baby monitoring, remote learning, and time-lapse photography (which can now encompass movement, too)

Motrr is going to provide an SDK for third-party apps. The device can also function as a portable charging station and has a rechargeable lithium ion battery. Galileo will be available in white, black, and limited-edition Kickstarter Green. The product will ship in spring 2012 and is now available for preorder globally via Kickstarter at a discounted price of $85.