Atomos announces the availability of its network-enabled monitor/recorder ZATO Connect, Atomos Connect for NINJA V/NINJA V+, and Shogun Connect (see below). In parallel, the Atomos Cloud Studio service unveiled at NAB also went live today. However, only one of the planned functions has been released for the time being, namely Atomos Stream.
With Atomos Stream, a recording can be streamed live from a recorder with Connect(-extension) to Twitch or YouTube, soon Facebook Live will be supported as well. How this works is shown in the following video:
In addition to a sufficient Internet connection, a YouTube or Twitch account and an Atomos Cloud Studio account are required. This is available free of charge for testing during the summer months, during which further features will be added step by step. Collaborative workflows with Frame.io Camera to Cloud (C2C) will follow in the coming weeks.
Subscription options will then be introduced in October (starting at /month) to take advantage of the full functionality:
- Livestreaming across multiple services (via re-streaming).
- Capture to Cloud with div. services incl. proxy and hero recording
- Live video production with the virtual "Live Production" control room
- Add multiple devices to a single account
- Remote control of connected devices
- Advanced video quality settings
Atomos Connect hardware
The interface to the Atomos Cloud is the Connect hardware, which is available in the form of an add-on for Ninja V and Ninja V+, and is also already integrated into the Shogun Connect and Zato Connect devices.
Atomos Connect series
Atomos Connect for Ninja V and Ninja V+ () features a 12G-SDI interface for connecting professional digital cinema cameras, Atomos AirGlu wireless timecode for seamless synchronization of all cameras, multiple power options for a variety of on-set scenarios, and Wi-Fi 6, network Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth LE capabilities for flexible connectivity.
The Shogun Connect (1,299) offers the monitoring tools and recording options of the previous Shogun 7 and expands its HDR monitoring and RAW recording capabilities to include network and cloud workflows, while the Zato Connect () features a 5" (12.7cm) monitor. It supports nearly all HDMI and USB-UVC (USB Video Class) inputs, which can then be used as a livestream or webcam source, and has Wi-Fi 5 and Gigabit Ethernet (via USB-C) to connect to the network. You can find more detailed information in our news reports about the Shogun Connect and the Atomos Connect extension for Ninja V/V+ and Atomos Zato Conenct.
Here also again our NAB interview to the Atomos / Shogun Connect:
Bild zur Newsmeldung: