Atomos Connect and Shogun Connect Receive New Firmware Updates!

The ATOMOS CONNECT and SHOGUN CONNECT have received new firmware that now enables them to be used with Frame.io Camera to Cloud workflows. Cameras using the ATOMOS CONNECT or SHOGUN CONNECT can now be used …

ATOMOS CONNECT & SHOGUN CONNECT firmware update

The ATOMOS CONNECT and SHOGUN CONNECT have received new firmware that now enables them to be used with Frame.io Camera to Cloud workflows.

Cameras using the ATOMOS CONNECT or SHOGUN CONNECT can now be used to collaborate in real-time, with support for remote team members, regardless of the location or the budget.

A C2C workflow provides a direct path for production to send media directly to the post-production teams. Media is transferred from C2C certified devices on set to the cloud for viewing, approval, and editing.

Key benefits of the updates

The new firmware updates for the ATOMOS CONNECT and SHOGUN CONNECT bring a number of benefits to users, including live streaming from 4K/UHD resolution cameras. Users can now remotely share the footage with colleagues in near real-time. With AtomOS Connect 2.4 update, live streaming is available for both ProRes or H.264 formats with an added battery life indicator as well as a power fail-safe mode that will pause recording in the event of any low power situation.

Important information about the updates

If you’re looking to get started with the new firmware updates, first make sure that your ATOMOS CONNECT or SHOGUN CONNECT is updated to the latest version. Once you’ve done that, you’ll need to connect your camera to the device using an HDMI cable. To do this:

  • Go into the settings on your camera (from within the Camera) and select HDMI IN as the Input.
  • Select Output: Native as the Output.
  • Click Apply Changes in order to make these changes effective on your device. You will now be able to work collaboratively from Frame without needing a PC or laptop!

How Frame.io and ATOMOS technologies have already had an impact on their productions

Recently Trevor Elbourne, ATOMOS CEO, Paul Surrell, ATOMOS Senior VP Product, and Michael Cioni, Senior Director of Global Innovation at Adobe, sat for a virtual roundtable with filmmakers Armando Ferreira, Bobby Goulding, and Dru Williams to talk about the way filmmaking is evolving. In a wide-ranging conversation, the panellists discussed the state of the industry, how Frame.io and ATOMOS technologies have already impacted their productions, and how new ATOMOS devices will further accelerate their workflow while introducing new ways for their teams to collaborate. You can watch the ATOMOS roundtable discussion during their YouTube premiere on Thursday, August 18th, at 11 am PDT.

How do I get started?

The new firmware updates for the ATOMOS CONNECT and SHOGUN CONNECT are now available, and they bring with them some great new features! To get started, simply download the update from the Atomos website and install it on your device. Once installed, you’ll be able to use the new features immediately. Here’s a quick rundown of what you can expect:

  • The Camera to Cloud workflow lets remote team members collaborate in real-time
  • Support for Premiere Pro’s HDR mode
  • Workflow integration with Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro CC
  • Workflow integration with Sony Vegas Pro 14 Edit Mode
  • Redesigned codec list that allows users to toggle between HEVC (H.265) and AVC (H.264)

AtomOS 10.81 available for download

Frame.io C2C support is included in AtomOS 10.81, available for download now from my.atomos.com. Users can collaborate remotely, with remote team members able to review and comment on the shots as they are captured live by the camera operator. The new features of ATOMOS CONNECT/SHOGUN CONNECT also include Apple ProRes HQ recording at 1080p resolution at a bitrate of 50Mbps, up to 10x faster transfer speeds when used with an ATOMOS DURAVDR Wifi Dongle, improved performance when switching between HFR modes, and enhanced image quality when using colour-reproduction profiles such as Rec709 or Rec2020.

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