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who we are

Dataton was founded in 1973 in Sweden and is still going strong 46 years later!

2019 
WATCHPAX 60 launch
WATCHOUT 6.4
release
WATCHPAX 40 presented

2018
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

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2017
WATCHPAX 4 and WATCHOUT in Guinness World Record installation

WATCHPAX 20 launch

2015
WATCHOUT 6 release 

WATCHOUT wins "AV Technology Best of Show" award

2013
Dataton moves into new, purpose-built headquarters in Linköping, Sweden

2012
First Dataton media server presented: WATCHPAX 

Launch of the Dataton Academy!

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1999
WATCHOUT, world’s first multi-display production and playback system is launched!

1990
Dataton launches TRAX and SMARTPAX: TRAX is the first Mac-based control software for the entire room and visuals

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1986
First export sales (to France) and debut of MS-DOS program for multi-image control, MicSoft

1978
Dataton gets into slide projector control, with PAX series of controllers and handheld multi-image programming units

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1973
Dataton is founded by Björn Sandlund (also the current owner)
The first product is a modular synthesizers



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In a hurry? The latest version of WATCHOUT
multi-display production and playback
software is just a couple of clicks away. 
Current version: 6.5, released October 2019.

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OUR PRODUCTS

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WATCHPAX 60

High-performance media server range available in three models, all with redundant power supply.

  • 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; 10 kg
  • Tabletop, rack mount (with rails), stackable
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WATCHPAX 4

Portable, robust media server featuring a high-performance four-channel output configuration.

  • 4 x UHD (4K) playback
  • L 276 mm x W 214 mm x H 43 mm; 3 kg
  • Tabletop, rack mount (2 units together), stackable
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WATCHPAX 20

Pocket-size media server, perfect when space is limited or for mounting next to displays.

  • Up to 2 x UHD (4K) playback depending on content and setup
  • L 127 mm x W 127 mm x H 22 mm; 450 g
  • VESA compatible
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WATCHOUT

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 20-year track record.

NEWS

See you at InterBee!

Visit Dataton partner Laguna Hills at InterBEE in November! Take a look at the latest features in the WATCHOUT multi-display system, and new WATCHPAX 60 media server!

Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, November 13-15 Book a meeting

 

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Media server debut at LDI!

Meet WATCHPAX 40, our latest media server with a compact footprint! WATCHPAX 40 offers four times 4K playback and built-in EDID emulation for smoother setup of WATCHOUT shows. Easy to install, deploy and transport… Showing for the first time at LDI, booth 743!

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SEE YOU AT LDI

Join us at booth 743 and get close-up and hands-on with Dataton products. Mapping, media servers, and product specialists ready to talk WATCHOUT with you! Read more and book a meeting here!

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New version of WATCHOUT out now

We've just released version 6.5 of WATCHOUT! This upgrade adds a number of improvements and fixes, as well as support for SDI outputs on select Dataton media servers! Follow the link to download version 6.5.

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PROJECTION MAPPING WITH WATCHOUT

Three times a day, seven days a week, the white marble atrium of this fashionable hotel in London's bustling West End metamorphoses with projection mapping.

Read more… 

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new partner in sweden

Dataton has announced the appointment of Special-Elektronik as its new premium partner for Sweden.

Karlstad-based Special-Elektronik has offices in five key locations in Sweden and will be responsible for sales, marketing and first-line support of the Dataton product range on the Swedish market. Read more… 

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get certified – training schedule, fall 2019

We've released our fall training schedule which includes certified Dataton Academy training sessions in: Mumbai, Johannesburg, Madrid, Paris, Chicago, Barcelona, Las Vegas, and Linköping. Australia to be confirmed! Find out more… 

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SHOWCASES

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