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JOBY’s Motion Control Tools Get Creators Out of Tight Spots and Your Camera Into One

With its new affordable series of motion control gadgets, JOBY is getting into serious content creation, even with mobile still at the heart of its design.

The Spin and Swing accessories in combination with JOBY’s control app can offer creators several movement options to elevate their content. But the two separate gadgets are hearty enough to even help narrative and documentary projects looking to maintain a small footprint.

First, we’ll look at the JOBY Spin, which harkens back to the 360 Galileo hockey puck of the early days of mobile filmmaking.


The Spin is a palm-sized puck that can move a mobile phone or light camera in a preprogrammed circle, making it ideal for panning and timelapse. It is also designed to work in tandem with a secondary Spin unit paired through JOBY’s Pan Tilt bracket, enabling not only horizontal movement but vertical movement as well.

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Author: James DeRuvo
This article comes from No Film School and can be read on the original site.

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