In a brief press release, Atomos announced that it's working with Panasonic to bring Raw video recording via HDMI to Panasonic's new S1H camera. According to the company, Raw recording will be supported using its Ninja V HDR monitor/recorder.

Atomos previously announced a collaboration with Nikon to support ProRes Raw recording from the Nikon Z6, which Nikon indicated will be available later this year. Curiously, today's announcement from Atomos doesn't specify what Raw format it intends to support on the S1H. We reached out to the company for clarification but were told it's unable to provide additional information at this time.

According to Atomos the Raw update will be free to Atomos users, though it's unknown whether there will be any cost associated with the upgrade on the Panasonic side. No timeframe for availability was provided.

Atomos and Panasonic announce 35mm full-frame RAW video over HDMI from the Lumix S1H to Ninja V

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Atomos is excited to announce co-development with Panasonic of RAW over HDMI from the brand new Lumix S1H to the Atomos Ninja V 4K HDR monitor-recorder. The RAW update will be available free on the Ninja V when released by Panasonic.

"We are very proud of continuing to develop new ground-breaking technology with a company of the caliber of Panasonic. We are both highly committed to the democratisation of filmmaking for creators, and the ability to transmit RAW over HDMI from the S1H to a Ninja V is a major leap forward in this endeavour," said Jeromy Young, Atomos CEO.

As the world's first full-frame mirrorless camera capable of 6K internal video, the Lumix S1H combines the quality of professional cinema-grade video cameras with the size and photo capability of a mirrorless, making it the perfect companion with the Ninja V.

"The leading brand of external monitor-recorders is definitely Atomos. Both companies have a very good relationship and we have been providing 4:2:2 10bit HDMI output recording for the Lumix GH series for years. We are very proud to be developing RAW output via HDMI with Atomos for the S1H," said Panasonic at their launch event in LA.

Added Young: "Our advancements in screen technology now allows creators to accurately monitor RAW video in real-time as it would be viewed in the home or cinema for perfect preservation of creative intent. Our pristine custom Atomos HDR screens are second to none in colour accuracy and representation of brightness from RAW signals. When combined, these advantages create a dream workflow for filmmakers."

The new Lumix S1H will be shown working with the Ninja V at the upcoming IBC show in Amsterdam from 13 September at the RAI Hall 11.D25, more information on the combination will be available during the show.