Dataton debuts WATCHOUT 6 at Prolight + Sound 2015

Dataton is at the Prolight + Sound show this year with the new version of its award-winning WATCHOUT multi-display software. Making its German debut in Frankfurt, WATCHOUT version 6 adds an outstanding feature-set for advanced projection mapping, multiple-source video playback, 3D media and modeling, pre-visualization – topped by a re-designed user interface.

Dataton unveils WATCHOUT 6 at Integrated Systems Europe 2015

Dataton brings a sharp new version of its award-winning WATCHOUT multi-display software to Integrated Systems Europe. Showing for the first time at stand 11-F80, WATCHOUT version 6 adds an unrivaled feature-set for advanced projection mapping, multiple-source video playback, 3D media and modeling, pre-visualization – all fronted by a radically revamped user interface.

Dataton WATCHOUT maps glass facade at Warsaw grand opening

Warsaw's new Museum of the History of Polish Jews celebrated its grand opening by transforming its entire glass facade into a single, impressive projection screen. AV company PRO4MEDIA was tasked with finding the technical solution for the event and chose Dataton's multi-display production and playback system, WATCHOUT.

Dataton WATCHOUT makes the cut in “Hair”

Dataton WATCHOUT provides the digital scenography for a new production of “Hair” which opened on January 7 at the Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv. The WATCHOUT multi-display production and playback system orchestrates the visuals in a dynamic set consisting of 50 monitors and a panoramic three-projector backdrop to bring this classic – but still relevant – 60s musical to life.

Dataton chooses ISE 2015 for WATCHOUT reveal

Dataton will unveil a major upgrade of their flagship multi-display software, WATCHOUT at the ISE trade show, stand 11-F80. ISE will be the first public showing for this new version of WATCHOUT, the most significant upgrade in the 15-year history of Dataton's highly acclaimed multi-display production and presentation system.


Dataton WATCHOUT helped bring a welcome burst of colour and light to the Latvian capital during darkest November. The Staro Riga 2014 Festival of Light attracted an estimated 500,000 visitors with light processions, art installations and architectural projections. Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display software provided projection mapping on four of the city's landmark buildings.

WATCHOUT entertains at SA bankers' conference

There was nothing remotely standard about the stunning visuals at Standard Bank's 2014 Corporate and Investment Banking conference, South Africa. At the key biennial event, the 1200 delegates were greeted by a seamless WATCHOUT show on a magnificent 360° scale playing out on fourteen 20K projectors.

Dataton shows new software at PLASA London

Dataton will showcase its new WATCHNET software at PLASA London, October 5-8. WATCHNET is powerful multi-tasking server software for custom control, scheduling and managing of Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display shows. Dataton and UK premium partner, Mirage Associates will demonstrate the new software at booth F30.

Dataton appoints Premium Partner in Southeast Asia

Dataton has appointed Audio Visual Technique Ltd as the Premium Partner for key markets in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Philippines.

Dataton wins industry awards at InfoComm 2014

Dataton was once again recognized by the industry with accolades for the company's products WATCHPAX 2 and new WATCHNET. Representatives from Dataton and North American premium partner Show Sage collected the Rental & Staging and Commercial Integrator BEST awards at InfoComm 14. WATCHNET was also named an AV Technology Best of Show Award Winner.

New Dataton manager software on show at InfoComm

Dataton's new WATCHNET software will take center-stage at InfoComm, June 18-20. WATCHNET is powerful multi-tasking server software for custom control, scheduling and managing of Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display shows. Dataton and North American premium partner, Show Sage will demo the new software at booth N547.

Dataton WATCHOUT powers election data display at National Results Operation Centre

The National Results Operation Centre (ROC) in South Africa deployed an unusual video application to provide an overall monitoring environment for the recent countrywide elections. With the Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display presentation system at the helm, political party results were shown across multiple screens in real-time and with dynamic geographical maps to illustrate voting progress.

New York headquarters welcomes visitors with stunning video wall

Visitors to Brookfield Office Properties' new corporate HQ in Lower Manhattan, New York, will be met with a massive and ultra high-resolution video wall. Composed of 36 ultra narrow bezel 55” screens, the video wall tells the story of Brookfield as a company, with high resolution visuals and motion graphics driven by Dataton’s WATCHOUT multi-display system.

Dataton WATCHOUT sets the stage for “Rebecca”

Rave reviews greeted the Scandinavian premiere of the musical “Rebecca” at Malmö Opera in spring 2014. Based on the book by Daphne Du Maurier and Hitchcock's famous thriller, the stage version features a backdrop of sweeping landscapes, crackling fire, wild seas, and shattering vases – all created with a four-projector setup under the command of Dataton WATCHOUT software.

Dataton WATCHPAX wins InAVation Award

And the winner is… Dataton WATCHPAX! At the annual InAVation Awards evening in Amsterdam, Dataton WATCHPAX won the 2014 InAVation Award for Most InAVative Content Management & Playout Solution.

Dataton previews manager software at ISE 2014

Dataton bring new creative possibilities to producers and integrators with the advent of WATCHNET, powerful multi-tasking server software for custom control, scheduling and managing of Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display shows

Dataton focuses on control at ISE 2014

Dataton is previewing new manager software for its WATCHOUT multi-display system at ISE, putting the focus firmly on control. New WATCHNET software will be showcased together with the latest version of Dataton's award-winning WATCHOUT multi-display system, a new generation of the WATCHPAX media player and the PICKUP audio guide system.

WATCHOUT show rocks at Lusofonia Games

The third edition of the Lusofonia Games got off to a spectacular start with breathtaking visuals created by projection designer Bart Kresa, BARTKRESA design. The inspiring show utilized 40 Christie projectors and 18 WATCHOUT servers displaying across the arena floor at the opening ceremony.

Dataton sets sights high at ISE 2014

Dataton has once again chosen Integrated Systems Europe as a forum for showcasing new products. Building on the success of WATCHOUT multi-display software, and the WATCHPAX media player launched at ISE 2013, Dataton will be revealing a new approach for show creators at its stand in Hall 11, F-80.

PICKUP audio guide a winner at ProIntegration Awards 2013

The 2013 ProIntegration Award for the best solution for objects of culture, leisure and recreation went to Media-Trade Ukraine for their work with “Memory of the Jewish people and the Holocaust in Ukraine” at the Jewish cultural center, Dnipropetrovsk. The installation features a Dataton PICKUP audio guide system, Dataton WATCHOUT visuals and a slew of modern multimedia technologies.

New Dataton HQ in Linköping

Mjärdevi Science Park in Linköping, Sweden, is the site of the new Dataton headquarters. Construction of the purpose-built HQ started during 2012 and the new building was completed in 2013.

WATCHOUT manages content for The Big Picture, the world's largest high definition video wall

Standing over 15 meters tall and 60 meters wide, “The Big Picture” has the official Guinness World Records title for the “Largest High Definition Video Wall”. Located inside the main lobby and entrance at Suntec Singapore, the system relies on Dataton WATCHOUT software to manage the large-format, dynamic and ever-changing content presented over 664 integrated LG LED flat panel displays.

WATCHOUT tours Sweden with Doctors Without Borders

Imagine walking straight from a busy shopping center into the harsh reality of a South Sudanese refugee camp. That’s the idea behind “I Am Here” an exhibition by Doctors Without Borders (MSF Sweden) which toured Swedish cities during October. The exhibition is composed of a 40 sqm exhibition cube which features an immersive Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-display show on four walls.

Victoria and Albert Museum’s ‘David Bowie is’ video wall powered by Dataton WATCHOUT

The ‘David Bowie is’ exhibition was one of the most successful and technically complex shows at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London. Opening to rave reviews on 23 March 2013 it was the best selling exhibition in the museum’s history. ‘David Bowie is’ is now on world tour starting at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada in September 2013.

WATCHOUT greets visitors to SINGLE STREAM at Museum of Moving Image, NY

Museum of Moving Image, Astoria, NY is currently showing SINGLE STREAM, a new large-scale video installation by artists Pawel Wojtasik, Toby Lee and Ernst Karel. The impressive 50x8-foot mural greets visitors in the museum’s lobby and entrance hallway and relies on Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation software to manage the content across five Barco projectors.

Dataton takes visitors on a Caribbean island retreat at The Reef Hotel & Resort

Scandinavians can escape to the warmer climes of the Western Caribbean at The Reef Hotel & Resort in Fredrikshavn, Denmark. The attraction uses the latest audiovisual technology to immerse visitors, with Swedish integrators Mediatec providing all audio, video, lighting and control, including WATCHOUT.

The Beautiful Game: WATCHOUT engages audiences at the National Football Museum

The National Football Museum in Manchester, UK reopened in July 2012. Systems integrator D J Willrich (DJW) used Dataton WATCHOUT™ to manage a variety of content across LCD displays in the Milestones gallery and in ‘Our Beautiful Game’, a 15.9 meter panoramic and immersive theatre. Mirage Associates, UK Dataton Premium Partner, provided project support to DJW during installation.

WATCHOUT and PICKUP engage visitors at Allison Customer Experience Center

The multi-million dollar Allison Customer Experience (ACE) Center and Demonstration & Drive track in Hungary chose D J Willrich (DJW) to install a multi-screen audiovisual spectacular that uses Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation software and Dataton PICKUP™ to inform, engage and enthral VIP customers at ACE.

Kyoorius Designyatra 2013: ‘Create Change’ theme delivered for design professionals

This year’s Kyoorius Designyatra event was held from 29-31 August at Goa’s Grand Hyatt Hotel. The event was themed ‘Create Change’ attracting high-profile presenters including BARTKRESA design, The Moment Factory and Facebook. Event partner Engineered Production looked to Video Design, Dataton Premium Partner for India for technical video products and services including WATCHOUT.

WATCHOUT wows crowds at INNIBOS Music Festival

Dataton Premium Partner PENMAC Audio Visual supplied WATCHOUT multi-image display and presentation software to synchronise picture and audio playout across seven large-scale LED displays at the tenth annual INNIBOS Music Festival in Nelspruit, South Africa during June 2013. For the event, all LED stock and technical expertise was supplied and installed by EPH Productions.

Dataton congratulates shortlisted projects in 15th AV Awards 2013 programme

Dataton technology is used by projection designer, BARTKRESA Design and systems integrator, D J Willrich (DJW) whose innovative projects have been shortlisted by the industry's finest judges in the 15th AV Awards 2013.

Dataton запускает WATCHOUT 5.5

новейшая версия Dataton WATCHOUT™, программного обеспечения для мультидисплейных систем и презентаций, имеет ряд новых и существенных особенностей: точная аппаратная синхронизация видеопотоков, блендинг кадров, динамическое присвоение IP адресов компьютерам, присвоение имен кластерам и захват изображений из сети.

A rising star: Dataton scoops four awards at InfoComm 13

Dataton was recognized by the industry for its unrivalled excellence in multi-image display. The company received four innovation and project awards at InfoComm 13, the largest annual event for the international audiovisual and electronic communications industry.

See it at InfoComm 2013: Dataton launches WATCHOUT version 5.5

Showing at InfoComm 13, the latest version of Dataton WATCHOUT software brings a number of new and significant features such as hardware assisted synchronization, frame blending, dynamic IP addressing of individual computers, cluster naming and insertion of URL based images. The company also announces shipping of its WATCHPAX™ solid-state media server with embedded WATCHOUT.



Dataton推出WATCHOUT 5.5版本

瑞典林雪萍, 七月4日到2013: 在InfoComm 13,Dataton推出Dataton WATCHOUT™多画面显示和演示软件最新版本5.5。该版本产生了许多新的功能,如同步、帧混合、动态IP寻址的个人电脑硬件辅助集群命名和基于URL的图像插入。该公司还宣布其WATCHPAX™固态媒体服务器与嵌入式WATCHOUT软件已经升级,以适应一些新推出的视频输出格式兼容性。

WATCHOUT show viewers can now jump directly into soundtrack with PICKUP

Making its InfoComm debut at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL next week is the WIRETAG transponder from Dataton.

Every picture tells a story: Dataton’s PICKUP helps supermarket chain win over families

An innovative storytelling experience from a Swedish entertainment company is being rolled out across supermarkets with the goal of keeping children amused while shopping. And it’s already succeeding in this aim, thanks in no small part to PICKUP™ audio-guide technology from Dataton.

Dataton brings art and photography to life at Sweden’s Fotografiska

Dataton collaborated with Fotografiska, Sweden’s premier photographic art forum at the Museums + Heritage event. Photographs from the ‘Burning Beauty’ exhibition by David LaChappelle were shown. ‘Burning Beauty’ has just completed a four month run at Fotografiska with a Dataton PICKUP audio tour guiding visitors through LaChappelle’s original perspective on everyday life.

Room At The Top – Dataton’s WATCHOUT powers London’s The View From The Shard

Deploying multimedia technology in way that enhances a naturally stunning visual experience is no easy task. Yet that is exactly what Event Communications and systems integrator DJ Willrich (DJW) have done at London’s The View from The Shard – utilising the features of Dataton WATCHOUT. For this project, WATCHOUT was provided by Dataton’s UK Premium Partner, Mirage Associates.

Dataton and Engineering Solutions power ‘Moon Spa’ at luxury Rome hotel

Covering over 100 square metres inside Rome’s luxurious Trilussa Palace Hotel, the new Moon Spa is a private wellness area unlike any other. Using Dataton WATCHOUT, Andrea de Martino, CEO of Engineering Solutions, has created what he calls “a space that can be transformed according to customers’ requirements with lighting, multimedia and environmental control solutions.”

PENMAC Audio Visual supplies WATCHOUT for second Ghoema Afrikaans Music Awards

WATCHOUT Premium Partner, PENMAC Audio Visual supplied Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation software to manage visual and audio content for the creative layout of the stage, set décor and LED screen information at the second Ghoema Afrikaans Music Awards.

Kraftwerk – The Catalogue 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 uses WATCHOUT as part of Australian tour

The dynamic interactive and 3D features of Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation software will continue to be used by German electro pop pioneers, Kraftwerk, in their hotly anticipated tours and concerts’ programme throughout 2013.

Dataton gets the vote as province of Ontario gets new Premier

In a powerful demonstration of its ability to integrate live data into a multimedia production with both local-venue and broadcast connectivity, Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation software has been deployed as a key presentation tool at the Canadian Liberal Party’s Ontario Leadership Convention in Toronto.

Dataton ships new WATCHPAX solid-state media server

Dataton returns to InfoComm celebrating its 40th year in business, and promising its most complete product offering at the show so far. Show Sage and Dataton will exhibit on Booth 3915 at InfoComm 13 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, from 12-14 June 2013.

Electrosonic Goes Back to Nature for Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center

Mohonk Preserve in the Shawangunk Mountains, New York, marked its 50th anniversary with a renovation of its award-winning Visitor Center. Electrosonic installed and programmed a 10-minute film produced by Richard Lewis Media Group, and displayed in the visitor orientation theater. The images on the 26-foot wide curved screen were blended and warped via Dataton WATCHOUT.

Dataton’s seamless solution helps BP convey a sustainable image

The use of cutting-edge multimedia technology to entertain consumers while reinforcing brand values is gaining momentum globally, and a shining example using Dataton WATCHOUT multi-image display and presentation software platform was to be found at BP’s ‘Fuelling The Future’ showcase during the London 2012 Olympics.

Dataton WATCHOUT powers spectacular show in Xi’an, China

At the Hua Qing Chi hot springs resort in Xi’an, China, ‘The Song Of Unending Sorrow’ is a brilliant fusion of traditional storytelling, song and musicianship with the very latest in audiovisual technology. Based on a ninth century poem, the show uses more than 30 Dataton WATCHOUT licenses, driving over fifty multiple high-power projectors, holographic screens, special effects and pre-recorded audio.

Bare The Musical

Entertainment technology providers, WorldStage has provided a customized iPhone software app, three videomapped Christie WX10K 10K projectors and integrated Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation software package featuring display computer, production computers and a Dynamic Image Server that supports live video streaming.

WATCHPAX makes Asian market debut at InfoComm China 2013

Dataton’s new WATCHPAX™ media server will make its Asian market debut at InfoComm China from 10–12 April 2013. After receiving its global launch at Integrated Systems Europe in Amsterdam earlier this year, WATCHPAX is set to win further attention as Dataton shows off the product at other tradeshows around the world.

Dataton provides the perfect backdrop for Otello in China

Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-display production software will be used to provide a dynamic backdrop for a new production of Verdi’s opera Otello at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, China.

WATCHOUT provides breathtaking images in "Ja Piotr Rivière"

Award-winning Polish multimedia company, MOOV uses Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation system to manage all content for the production of Ja Piotr Rivière. This musical drama is currently showing at the Musician Theater Capitol in Wroclaw, Western Poland and runs for three hours and fifty minutes.  

Dataton launches first ever WATCHPAX media server ISE at 2013

Celebrating its 40th year in business, Swedish AV innovators Dataton announce the introduction of WATCHPAX™, the company’s very first dedicated media server with built-in Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-display software. There is no tweaking of computers required, just plug in the WATCHPAX and start using WATCHOUT software.

WATCHOUT on tour in The Great Journey across Europe

Dutch installation Artist, Judith Nab has created a fully immersive theatre experience in the form of a custom-built digital bus tour for children aged between 4 to 7 years. Established in 2010, the bus uses WATCHOUT multi-image and presentation software, which was supplied by WATCHOUT Premium Partner, AV Trade.

Dataton to usher in a new era of innovation at ISE 2013

Dataton, the world-renowned manufacturer and developer of presentation and show-control products, ushers in a new era of innovation and creativity at the 2013 edition of Integrated Systems Europe. The company’s latest products, marketed as additions to the WATCHOUT suite of multi-display production and presentation software, will be showcased on Dataton's biggest ISE stand so far.

Kraftwerk relies on WATCHOUT for stereoscopic 3D and live interactivity

German electro pop pioneers, Kraftwerk will use the dynamic interactive and 3D features of Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-display presentation software, for all on-stage digital scenography at their hotly anticipated tours and concerts’ programme throughout 2013.

PICKUP Audioführung eröffnet neue Perspektiven

Das Jüdische Museum Berlin zeigt mehr als zwei Jahrtausende deutsch-jüdischer Geschichte und ist damit eines der größten jüdischen Museen Europas. Bei der Ausstellung „R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007). Obsessionen“ wird eine Audioführung mit dem Dataton PICKUP-System angeboten, die Besucherinnen neue Perspektiven auf die Werke und Gedanken des Künstlers eröffnen soll.

Dataton audio guide picks up award

Dataton and local partner, AVT China, showcased the Dataton PICKUP audio guide system at the recent Museums and Relevant Products and Technologies Exposition in Beijing and left the show as the proud recipient of a Technology Award. Presented by the Chinese Museums Association, the award acknowledges new and interesting technologies in the museum sector.

Dataton WATCHOUT allows ‘seamless’ blending of British ballgowns at the V&A

A spectacular display of over 60 designs for outfits from the last six decades of fashion, ‘Ballgowns: British Glamour since 1950’ is the first exhibition to use the newly renovated Fashion Galleries at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The exhibition has been given an additional dimension thanks to an AV installation in which Dataton WATCHOUT™ plays a pivotal role.

WATCHOUT greets visitors at Alexandria Center for Life Science, NYC

Dataton WATCHOUT multi-image presentation software was used by esteemed Niles Creative Group for a colossal 50 by 5 feet high digital video display in the foyer of The Alexandria Center for Life Science, an international hub for collaboration and innovation located the heart of New York City.

WATCHOUT to the fore at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea

Designed around the theme of ‘The Living Ocean and Coast’, Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea occupies more than 250,000 square metres and is playing host to thousands of visitors from all over the world. The Expo’s 74 pavilions and related exhibits have been wowing these visitors ever since the event opened on May 12, and some 25 of them have made use of Dataton WATCHOUT.

WATCHOUT powers large-scale projection as new show tours the world

Further enhancing its reputation as a core multimedia technology for visitor attractions, Dataton’s WATCHOUT is being used as the image-control backbone for ‘Van Gogh Alive – The Experience’ – a travelling exhibition that redefines audiences’ appreciation of fine art.

Dataton brings color, movement and sound to Les Baux de Provence

Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display and show-management software has been used as a core technology at a major new art installation in the south of France. Videmus supplied WATCHOUT to enable the transformation of stone labyrinth into ‘Quarries of Light.’

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, ‘Exploration Space:Explorers Wanted’ is a stunning addition to one of America’s most enthralling and best-loved visitor attractions. With Dataton WATCHOUT™, live theatre, interactive exhibits and new media components, the area was designed by BRC Imagination Arts, Inc, in collaboration with the Kennedy Space Center.