Right here at NAB 2022, the buzzword of the present appears to be Cloud. All the pieces is linked to the cloud, every part is obtainable wherever, on a regular basis. Atomos doesn’t make an exception to this rule with the launch of its all-new merchandise Atomos CONNECT and Shogun CONNECT.
Atomos has launched two new merchandise to not solely retailer captured footage on an area SD card or SSD drive, however to push it on to the cloud, so crew members can edit and evaluation the footage elsewhere (and instantly): Atomos Join and Shogun Join. Bringing all of it collectively is the brand new Atomos Cloud Studio suite.
We had the prospect to satisfy up with Atomos and speak about these new merchandise.
The Atomos Join is a module for customers of the Ninja V and Ninja V+ monitor/recorder. Simply plug it into your Ninja V/V+ and off you go. That is modularity at its best since you don’t should improve, after all, however in case you want camera-to-cloud (C2C) performance or different cloud providers, that is the module you’re searching for. And because the Ninja V has been round for fairly some time now, it’s very nice to see that there are nonetheless new modules and thus upgrades for this nifty machine.
The Atomos CONNECT covers your complete again of the Ninja V/V+ and supplies a battery plate to energy each units. The Atomos Join combines a few of the present modules into one compact add-on module. It supplies the performance of the unique Sync module and provides a 12G-SDI connector to the again of the Ninja. It additionally supplies two antennas for WLAN connectivity and a 1GBit/s Ethernet port for wired Web entry.
Atomos’ new Atomos Cloud Studio helps you to join, sync and management (through AirGlu™) all of the units on set. However the kicker is you could additionally use different on-line providers from throughout the Atomos Cloud Studio suite, comparable to Body.io C2C (Digicam-to-Cloud).
The great thing about that is that your complete workflow actually leverages the perfect of each worlds: Use the Ninja V/V+ to document high-quality digital camera media, comparable to numerous RAW codecs relying on the digital camera you’re utilizing, however on the similar time, the Atomos Join creates low-bandwidth proxy recordsdata for sharing throughout the Atomos Cloud Studio community. With Atomos’ new progressive switch protocol, clips are transferred to the Cloud Studio even earlier than the digital camera is stopped. From there, the recordsdata are then additional distributed through Body.io C2C, if wanted.
The Shogun Join is of a unique caliber. It’s a totally built-in unit that features each a fully-fledged Shogun 7 monitor/recorder and the aforementioned Join module. So it’s a streamlined unit slightly than a bolt-on attachment. With this unit, you may simply use C2C workflows in your tasks.
The Shogun Join additionally sports activities an SDI output, which the Atomos Join module doesn’t. There’s additionally an HDMI enter and output on the again of the unit. The display has a 2,000-nits panel with excessive brightness (the identical panel because the Shinobi 7). The Shogun Join will co-exist with the present Shogun lineup, so you’ve the selection of whether or not or not you want the extra community connectivity.
Pricing and availability
The Atomos Join module for Ninja V/V+ prices $399, whereas the fully-fledged Shogun Join unit is $1299. Each merchandise will probably be obtainable this June.
By then, the Atomos Cloud Studio service will even be launched. The primary three months will probably be free, after you could select a plan that fits your wants. Pricing is just not totally set but, however there will even be a free plan for some primary options. Utilizing the Cloud Studio will even help streaming on to widespread video platforms.
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