who we are

Dataton has a solid track-record of serving the pro-AV industry – since 1973!

2022
WATCHOUT 6.7 release
WATCHPAX 42 presented
WATCHPAX 62 presented

2021
WATCHPAX 60, model S release

Dataton ISE 2020

2020
20 Years of WATCHOUT 
WATCHPAX 20A presented
WATCHOUT 6.6 release

2019 
WATCHPAX 60 launch
WATCHOUT 6.4, 6.5 release
WATCHPAX 40 presented

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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

2017
WATCHPAX 4 and WATCHOUT in Guinness World Record installation

WATCHPAX 20 launch

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2015
WATCHOUT 6 release 

WATCHOUT wins "AV Technology Best of Show" award

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

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2012
First Dataton media server presented: WATCHPAX 

Launch of the Dataton Academy!

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

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

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

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

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

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GET WATCHOUT

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.

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OUR PRODUCTS

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WATCHPAX 62

High-performance media server range 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; 10 kg
  • Tabletop, rack mount (with rails), stackable
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WATCHPAX 42

Notebook-sized media server offering a four-channel output configuration, EDID management, smart restore/reset.

  • 4 x 4K playback
  • L 276 mm x W 214 mm x H 22 mm; 3 kg
  • Tabletop, rack mount (2 units together), stackable
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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 21-year track record.

NEWS

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.

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See you at ISE!

We'll be at Integrated Systems Europe show, Barcelona January 31 to February 3. We're looking forward to sharing the latest news on WATCHOUT and our media servers with friends, customers and new contacts! You'll find us at booth #3N650

Dataton invite code: E9HZ7C1O

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Latest version of WATCHOUT

Get the latest version of WATCHOUT - just follow the link to download version 6.7.2
Released September 30, 2022

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Presented at ISE: WATCHPAX 62 series

Dataton continues to develop and enhance its range of media servers with new WATCHPAX 62

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Presented at ISE: WATCHPAX 42

The successor to our popular 4 and 40 media servers. WATCHPAX 42 has a compact footprint, four times 4K playback and built-in EDID emulation for smoother setup of WATCHOUT shows. Easy to install, deploy and transport. 

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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!

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