Save Time with Swivl

Make Time for Video – Save Time with Swivl

With more time educators can engage with more students, coaches can mentor more teachers, and administrators can save more district resources. Swivl is the world leader in classroom observation technology and now we are extending that lead even further with Bookmarking and Comment playback.    




During a video observation, mark key moments in real time using the Primary Marker. It’s easy. Just press the Up/Down arrows (Left/Right for Gen2) on the Primary Marker during a video observation to automatically leave a bookmark in your project. After uploading to Swivl cloud, the bookmark will show up as a time-stamped comment. By marking key moments as they happen, you can spend less time searching for those moments when reviewing the video.  



Comment Playback

Coaches and peers leave time-stamped comments on teacher videos to focus the the conversation on specific rubrics or high impact moments. For longer videos this could mean dozens of comments. To save time, wouldn’t it be great to automatically watch only those high impact sections of the video where a comment was posted? Now you can. Just enable Comment Playback while reviewing your cloud video to optimize playback based on comments, including Bookmarks!


Is this mode working for you? Want to change something about how it works? We want to hear – please email:    




Bookmarking and Comment based playback are released in public beta today for all Swivl Pro, Pro Plus, and trial users.

If you are a Standard user, activate your free Pro Plus trial.

Requires iOS app version 6.7 and firmware 3.0.1 or newer. Swivl C-series and Gen2 robot supported.    


AI Smart Playback

For a select number of private beta users, we enabled a machine learning algorithm that intelligently and securely analyzes the video in your project to optimize playback. If you are interested in joining the beta, please email us at

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