July 31, 2019

Dataton presents new media server series at InfoComm India

Linköping, Sweden: Visitors to the Dataton booth at InfoComm India, C50, are invited to see the company’s latest high-performance media servers in action. Showing for the first time in India, the rugged WATCHPAX 60 series is already an award-winner in the USA and has proved itself in extremely demanding show environments. Other highlights at booth C50 include eye-catching mapping and feature demos from the latest version of Dataton WATCHOUT, the industry-leading show creation system. Dataton will also be hosting training sessions in Mumbai to coincide with InfoComm India.

High-performance media server

The latest addition to Dataton’s range of dedicated media servers is WATCHPAX 60. The 2U server comes in three models, offering from four to twelve outputs including eight channels bi-directional SDI, dual power supply and support for uncompressed video playback. The new unit previewed at Integrated Systems Europe earlier in 2019 and all three models are now available. For their debut in India, WATCHPAX 60 units will be running key elements in the Dataton booth, C50.

“We are looking forward to meeting both old friends and new acquaintances at the InfoComm India booth. For people who are already familiar with the system, we will be delving deeper into the latest features, explaining the ins and outs of real-time motion tracking, the benefits of our new media servers and the key features in the recent WATCHOUT software release,” says Ashok Sharma, regional sales manager, Dataton. “For those new to the brand, we are offering an opportunity to get inspired and consider the potential of the system with its range of media servers. Our team on the booth are all experts and we look forward to meeting the many talented AV professionals who make India such a dynamic and creative market.”

New appointment and training

Mumbai-based Ashok Sharma (pictured) was recently appointed Dataton’s regional sales manager for the APAC region. In his new role, he will continue to develop the market in India and other countries in the region, working with Dataton’s vast network of system integrators, partners, planners and OEMs.

Registration also opens soon for the Dataton Academy certified training program, Mumbai, which will coincide with InfoComm India. The AVIXA-certified training sessions are a very popular global initiative. This occasion will be the second time the Academy has been held in India this year.

About Dataton

Founded in 1973, Dataton serves core markets in leisure and attractions industries, broadcast and theater, live events, retail and corporate AV. Dataton is based in Sweden with worldwide representation through an established partner network.

WATCHOUT is Dataton’s flagship software package for show production and playback across multiple display areas. The award-winning system is currently in use all over the world, in live events, 3D mapping, broadcast applications, signage, museums, planetariums, show rooms, visitor attractions and experience centers. WATCHOUT lets you compose and manage all the different media elements in your show – video, still images, animations, graphics, live feeds, sound – and then play it back on multiple displays, in sync and right-on-cue. WATCHOUT is teamed with media servers for playback. Dataton’s own-brand servers are: WATCHPAX 20, WATCHPAX 4, new WATCHPAX 60 and WATCHMAX series.

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For more info, please visit www.dataton.com or contact:

Jacquie McHale

Communications Officer

email: [email protected]

Phone: +46 13 102450

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