who we are
Dataton has a solid track-record of serving the pro-AV industry – since 1973!
First preview of upcoming features in WATCHOUT 7 at ISE 2023
WATCHOUT 6.7 release
WATCHPAX 42 presented
WATCHPAX 62 presented
WATCHPAX 60, model S release
20 Years of WATCHOUT
WATCHPAX 20A presented
WATCHOUT 6.6 release
WATCHPAX 60 launch
WATCHOUT 6.4, 6.5 release
WATCHPAX 40 presented
Dataton previews real-time motion tracking integration, and wins the award for Best Concept Product
Commercial Integrator BEST Award, AV Technology Award,
AV Awards finalist
WATCHPAX 4 and WATCHOUT in Guinness World Record installation
WATCHPAX 20 launch
WATCHOUT 6 release
WATCHOUT wins "AV Technology Best of Show" award
Dataton moves into new, purpose-built headquarters in Linköping, Sweden
First Dataton media server presented: WATCHPAX
Launch of the Dataton Academy!
WATCHOUT, world’s first multi-display production and playback system is launched!
Dataton launches TRAX and SMARTPAX: TRAX is the first Mac-based control software for the entire room and visuals
First export sales (to France) and debut of MS-DOS program for multi-image control, MicSoft
Dataton gets into slide projector control, with PAX series of controllers and handheld multi-image programming units
Dataton is founded by Björn Sandlund (also the current owner)
The first product is a modular synthesizers
In a hurry? The latest version of WATCHOUT
multi-display production and playback
software is just a couple of clicks away.
Current version: 6.7.2 released September 30, 2022.
Go create! In WATCHOUT you can orchestrate stills, animations, graphics, video, 3D UV maps, sound, text and live feeds into a single impressive show for playback on multiple display areas, edge-blended, mapped, or in an array of your choice. WATCHOUT has a rock-solid reputation when it comes to performance, reliability and flexibility backed by a 21-year track record.
WATCHPAX media servers
WATCHPAX 62 is a high-performance media server series available in four models. EDID management, smart restore/reset.
- 4 x 4K playback with additional 8 x bi-directional SDI in model C
- L 335 mm x W 448 mm x H 90 mm; approx. 10 kg
- Tabletop, rack mount (with rails), stackable
PRO LAB AT SLS EXPO
PRO LAB, Dataton's partner based in UAE, will be exhibiting at the Saudi Light and Sound Expo, Riyadh, May 28 to 30.
Visit hall 4 booth D29 to talk WATCHOUT and WATCHPAX with the experts!
Click here for free registration
See you at InfoComm
We'll be at InfoComm 2023 on June 14-16, booth 4121. Join Dataton and partners Show Sage for a look at the next WATCHOUT release, tech demos of WATCHOUT and WATCHPAX 62 media servers!
Invite code: DAT816
Thanks for joining us at ISE!
At ISE 2023, we previewed our upcoming WATCHOUT release. Follow the link to read about some of the features we showcased.
PS We'll be showing more at Prolight+Sound in April!
Step beyond the frame
Beyond Monet continues to captivate audiences throughout North America. This digital art experience pairs traditional paintings, an evocative soundtrack and cutting-edge projection technology. By Normal Studio for Paquin Entertainment, Beyond Monet debuted in Toronto in 2021. Behind the scenes: WATCHOUT and WATCHPAX 60.
Latest version of WATCHOUT
Get the latest version of WATCHOUT - just follow the link to download version 6.7.2
Released September 30, 2022
Presented at ISE: WATCHPAX 62 series
Dataton continues to develop and enhance its range of media servers with new WATCHPAX 62
Dataton Digital Academy
The Dataton Digital Academy consists of a series of online seminars, e-learning modules, and home assignments. The number of participants is strictly limited to ensure that each student gets maximum benefit from the course!