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who we are
Dataton was founded in 1973 in Sweden and is still going strong 46 years later!
WATCHPAX 60 launch
WATCHOUT 6.4 release
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
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
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 22 mm; 3 kg
- Tabletop, rack mount (2 units together), stackable
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 43 mm; 450 g
- VESA compatible
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.
See you at Monitor Roadshow Norge!
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.
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.
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…
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…