There are so many challenges in a recording session and finding the perfect mic probably tops the list. Engineer’s who don’t have assistants would usually run back and forth to the control and live room to get the perfect mic position.
Jon and Mike Russo at DynaMount have come to the rescue by developing a line of robotic assistant engineers called the Remote Microphone Positioners. Key features also include WI-FI and USB Controls. Control apps for iOS/Windows that are used to customise and control RMP. Good news is the RMP works with most mics and stands.
Read more about this here: http://www.musictech.net/2017/11/dynamount-x1-r-review/