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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: 6.6.2, released August 31, 2020.





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


Notebook-sized media server offering a four-channel output configuration, EDID emulation, 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


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.



Out now: WATCHOUT 6.6.2. This release contains a version update for NewTek NDI® (4.5), fixes an issue regarding video media, enables pasting of task folders and includes a terminology change.

Follow the link to download the latest release!

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

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

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Hako: projection design workshops

Looking for inspiration in these challenging times? World-renowned BARTKRESA studio is inviting accomplished artists with an interest in projection mapping to participate in a series of free remote projection design workshops and a global exhibition! Meet Hako…

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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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TechTalks online now!

Got some time over? Watch these TechTalks from ISE 2020, online now:

Building fully automated redundancy for WATCHOUT in advanced fixed installations
Presenters: Lluís Badosa and Rainer Beddig

Connect, control, deliver – NDI® essentials and NewTek meets WATCHOUT
Presenter: Liam Hayter, NewTek

Using WATCHOUT in teaching applications
Presenter: Michael Buchberger, Angelica Cederin

TechTalks online

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20 Years of WATCHOUT

Calling talented WATCHOUT show creators worldwide… We're celebrating 20 years of WATCHOUT with an ongoing competition in 2020! We look forward to hearing from you and showcasing the winning projects during 2020.

Find out more!

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Immersive experience with mapping

Imagine a former retail store in Brampton, Ontario. Now imagine approaching the Golden Temple of Amritsar. These two worlds converged in the ‘IN5 Experium: The Golden Temple’ thanks to creative use of the latest multimedia technology. Pure AV provided the turnkey solution including immersive projection-mapping with WATCHOUT. Read more



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