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

2021
WATCHPAX 60, model S release

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

Dataton ISE 2020

2019 
WATCHPAX 60 launch
WATCHOUT 6.4, 6.5 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



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: 6.6.7, released October 27, 2021.

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OUR PRODUCTS

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WATCHPAX 60

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 40

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

Update: Dataton & ISE

Due to the continued uncertainty around the global pandemic, Dataton has decided not to exhibit at the Integrated Systems Europe show in February 2022.

We look forward to other online or in-person opportunities to meet in 2022!

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New model in WATCHPAX 60 series

Dataton has extended its popular WATCHPAX 60 series of media servers with the addition of WATCHPAX 60 S.

Find out more: WATCHOUT 60 product page

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Latest version of WATCHOUT

Get the latest version WATCHOUT - just follow the link to download version 6.6.7.
Released October 27, 2021.

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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!

Find out more

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WATCHPAX 60 promo

Up your WATCHOUT game with dedicated, high-performance hardware. Check out our special offer on powerful WATCHPAX 60 media servers, models A, B, C!

Follow the link to find out more and register for the offer… Gear up to WATCHOUT 60

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Special offer on upgrades and license keys

Still got old keys kicking around? Or thinking of building WATCHOUT servers? Now's the time to do it! We're currently offering great discounts on WATCHOUT version 6 upgrades and new license keys. 

Follow the link to find out more –  Step up to WATCHOUT 6!

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