A very useful function when remote recording from a live room (or similar) and away from the computer would be a customisable or preset screen with large transport buttons and and additional smaller touch buttons for "new playlist" etc.
When you are using Avid Pre you can set up the gain directly in the mixer window. It's work with other products like Millenia, RME, etc...
It's very helpful for musician who are recording alone like drummer by instance. You don't need to go back in front of your mixer window to change the gain value... more »
Current Monitor Controllers effect the signal too much.
Pro Tools HD / Native needs remote (wired) a Monitor Controller to set the output level of the Main Outs (1-2). This way you can place your noisey hardware in another room (noise room) and have the controller set the output level "without" any audio compromise.