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Atomos releases Mac desktop Control Extension for NEON 17 and NEON 24

New update v1.0.2 available for AtomRemote app

AtomRemote desktop app
Image by Atomos

Earlier today, Atomos launched a new desktop Control Extension for their AtomRemote app for their NEON 17 and 24-inch HDR monitor/recorders.  

The new version of the AtomRemote app is compatible with Macs running MacOS 10.15 Catalina or MacOS 11 Big Sur.

AtomRemote allows users to wirelessly control all the functions of the Atomos Neon HDR monitors over Bluetooth. In the latest version 1.0.2 released days ago, users can benefit from improved user interface layout, as well as corrected UI for “legal” (broadcast) inputs.

AtomRemote app for MacOS – NEON 17 and 24

The new desktop Mac OS App allows users to wirelessly configure the input/output settings, monitor the colour pipeline as well as quick access to the list of recorded clips for playback.

In addition to the full suite of tools for image analysis, exposure and focus can be remotely turned on/off or adjusted via Bluetooth.


Wireless Control for NEON 17 and 24 from any desktop Mac running Catalina or BigSur

Currently Atomos also offers an iOS version of AtomRemote for iPhone and iPad running iOS 12 or higher. 

Launched at the end of last year, the Atomos NEON HDR monitors come in two sizes – a 17 inch and a NEON 24-inch model. Aimed at professionals working as focus pullers, colorists working in grading suites, and DITs looking for 10bit HDR monitoring, the NEON range can also record 4K/60p DCI ProRes as well as DNx HR.

10bit HDR monitoring and 4K/60p ProRes recording

Furthermore, the Atomos NEON 17″ features a 1920 x 1080 panel with 10bit processing, 4K to HD scaling and option for 1:1 display pixel mapping. On the other hand, the bigger NEON 24″ sports a true 10bit 4K DCI (4096 x 2160) panel and HD/2K to 4K UHD to 4K DCI upscaling without interpolation methods.

Both monitors feature a Full Array Local Dimming (FALD) backlight technology to deliver deep blacks at 1000nits full screen HDR peak brightness. In addition, both monitors have a 180 degree viewing and a Dynamic Contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1. Moreover, this provides exceptional detail across both the shadows and spectacular highlights.

The NEON monitors offer accurate and consistent SDR/HDR monitoring and can also record ProRes or Avid DNxHR at up to DCI 4K/60p.

Atomos Neon 17 hdr monitor 24-inch
Image by Atomos

Atomos NEON 17″ and 24″ Quick Features/Specs

  • NEON 17″ – Full HD 1920 x 1080p panel with 10bit processing
    • 4K to HD scaling, 1-to-1 display pixel mapping
  • NEON 24″ – 4K DCI, True 10bit panel
    • HD to 2K and UHD to 4K DCI upscaling w/o interpolation
  • 4K/60p DCI ProRes or Avid DNxHR recording
  • Full Array Local Dimming (FALD) backlight technology
  • 1000nits peak brightness
  • 180-degrees viewing angle / 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • AtomHDR engine with SDR and HDR selectable modes
  • DCI-P3 Color Space coverage
  • Rec.709, Rec.2100 HLG or ST.2084 PQ support
  • Built-in Color Space Transforms
  • Master Control Unit (MCU) with HDMI 2.0 In/Out
    • upgradeable I/O
    • users can save up to 8x 3D LUTs on internal memory (unlimited via SSD)
    • Xpansion port for AtomX SDI module with 2 x 12G SDI
  • Bluetooth LE – built-in
  • Remote control and operation via AtomRemote OS app for iOS
  • Anamorphic de-squeeze 2x, 1.5x and 1.33x

You can order the Atomos NEON HDR monitors at B&H

However, unlike the Atomos SUMO 19 recorder/monitor, the NEON monitors do not offer ProRes RAW or video switching capabilities. 

To learn more about the NEON head over to our previous post here, and check out the official page over at Atomos’ website here.

Download the latest update for AtomRemote from the app store here.

via Atomos


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