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The in-app Swivl Settings control the functioning of the Swivl Robot, as well as the functionality of the app. Here is a list of all settings, along with the functions they control.
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- The profile tab includes information about the Swivl account currently open on the device. Here one can check the name, the team name, and the email address. Please pay attention to this information if you are using a shared device, to make sure you will record a video in your account.
- Account type: Displays the type of account you have
- Sign out after 24 hours: By enabling this option, one can be automatically signed out from the account after 24 hours since the last visit.
- Go to my account on web: allows switching to Swivl Teams directly from the app
- Sign out: sign out from the account
- App Version: Displays the version of the Swivl app you are running. Updates will be necessary from time to time when new features are released or bugs are fixed.
- Swivl Firmware: Displays the firmware of the Swivl robot you are connected to. Updates will be necessary from time to time when new features are released or bugs are fixed.
- Video quality: Choose HD or SD. SD is sufficient for everyday recording and takes less time to upload and less storage space on your device. Swivl Teams has unlimited storage, so always choose "auto-delete" when recording in HD to remove the video from your device's storage.
- Max recording time: Displays how much time is available to record a session. This is always dependent on your device's internal storage limits.
- Auto-upload: Automatically uploads your video projects over wifi to Swivl Teams when the recording is completed.
- Storage saver: Automatically deletes your video from your Swivl app when it is uploaded and stored on Swivl Teams.
- Upload over cellular: Uses your device's data network if applicable. Does not require wifi to upload your video projects to Swivl Teams.
CAPTURE SCREEN ACTION BAR
- Screencast: Add this quick-access button to your capture screen to display Screencast setup menu
- Multi-Camera: Add this quick-access button to your capture screen to display Multi-Camera setup menu
- Swivl Live with Zoom: Add this quick-access button to your capture screen for one-click setup - Swivl app will immediately switch to Distance Audio and open Zoom app
- Add presentation slides: Add this quick-access button to your capture screen so you can easily add slides to your presentation.
- Countdown timer: Add this quick-access button to your capture screen to display a countdown timer.
- Flip Camera: Add this quick-access button to your capture screen to easily decide whether you want to record with the front- or back-facing camera.
- Auto microphone selection: When enabled, this setting allows the app to select the optimal microphone to use.
- Auto-Exposure: If enabled adjust exposure automatically
- *Region of Swivl Usage: This setting allows you to adjust which region you are in while using Swivl. We recommend using the Automatic option.
- *Base port configuration: here you can select the necessary mode for the integrated audio or for speakers. If you are not sure which mode you need, then keep it automatic.
- *Audio Configuration: For everyday recording, Classroom Audio is default. For Swivl Live Streaming, choose Distance Audio.
- Multi-Marker Bookmarking: By default only the Primary marker can make bookmarks while recording. Enable this feature if you want all markers to make bookmarks.
* options appear only when the device is connected to the robot
Here is the tab where you can actually record a video.
At the left side, you can see options that were previously enabled in Settings.
1. The Maximum recording time available is displayed in hh:mm:ss format. It is determined by the resolution of the video and the available space on the device. You can modify the resolution of the video by going into the Settings and changing the Video quality from HD to SD.
2.By tapping the Robot icon, one can check connection status, markers, and adjust markers' sensitivity. If the mobile device has not been connected to the robot yet, you can find here brief setup instructions.
3. Tap this icon to start Multi-camera recording.
4. Tap this icon to do Screencasting.
5. Tap this icon to start Swivl Live with Zoom.
6. Tap this icon to flip the camera.
7. Tap this icon to record video with slides.
8-9. Tap the record button to start and to stop recording.
10. Tap the "x" to go back to Library.
- Tracking-pan: Manually enable or disable tracking from here.
- Tracking-Tilt: When this is enabled (green), the Swivl Robot will track the Marker vertically, adjusting the angle up and down to keep the Marker centered in the video.
- Tilt Correction (Experimental): Detects faces and adjusts the tilt automatically to ensure you remain in the frame. May consume additional battery life.
- Base battery health: Displays the battery charge on your Swivl robot
- Marker record button: Choose the function of the recording button on the side of the Primary marker.
- Marker Center Button action: This setting allows you to choose an action for the Center Button of the Marker. To see a full description of the options and their functions, see the article on Marker Features.
- Audio Route: Displays where audio is being routed from (your mobile device's internal microphone or the Swivl markers)
- Also displayed here are your markers when they are paired and turned on. The marker's firmware and battery status will be displayed here.
- Swivl.com/setup: lead you to our support site where you can find the information or contact support representatives
- Check network: quick test to check the network services
- Troubleshooting: some general troubleshooting steps
- All: here you can find all the projects that were recorded with Swivl on this device
- Videos: displays all the videos that were recorded with the Swivl app on this device whether or not they are stored locally
- Slides: contains slides that were imported in advance from Swivl Teams
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