What is 12G SDI and what are the benefits?

By David Aleksandersen 8. June 2019

With the demand for higher bandwidth (4K, 8K …) in applications such as broadcast, live events and fixed installations, the SDI standard has continued to evolve. There are now a wide range of products supporting 12G SDI in the market. But what is SDI, 12G SDI and why should I care?

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Temaer: SDI, 8K, 12G

Ice Projection – It's More Than A Game

By Jacquie McHale 30. May 2019

Awesome ice projections are guaranteed to drive the fans wild at NHL* matches. We talked to Dangers Inc, the Canadian mapping maestros with over 500 ice projection performances under their belt, about their approach, the technology and the challenges of projecting on ice. 

*The National Hockey League is usually described as the premier professional ice hockey league in the world and was formed in 1917. There are 7 teams from Canada and 24 (soon 25) from the US in the league. 

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Temaer: projection mapping, visitor experience, ice projection

InfoComm 2019 – Stats, Sound, Sessions and Sviatovid

By Nevil Bounds 24. May 2019

 

It’s that time of year again. Hard to believe that InfoComm 2019 is just around the corner at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida in June.

InfoComm is the largest professional audio-visual trade show in North America. With 1,000 exhibitors and an estimated 44,000 attendees from 110 countries, InfoComm is once again showing us that producer AVIXA continues to expand its professional development and certification, as well as a superb showcase for the latest technology.

Read on for facts, news and tips for your visit to the OCCC! 

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Temaer: avixa, meetings, networking, tradeshows, infocomm

8 tips to make the most of your next training session!

By Angelica Cederin 16. May 2019

We all understand the value of training to keep up-to-date with the latest technology, develop our skills and stay on top of the game. Training sessions can also be great source of inspiration and an opportunity to learn those tips and tricks that make everyday (work) life run just a little bit smoother.

It's not always easy to overcome the challenges of budget restraints, travel restrictions and last-minute projects to name a few… but once the stars align, and you find the budget and the gap in your schedule allowing you to sign up for tech training, make sure you really make the most of it!

Below are eight tips from Dataton’s Academy team based on more than seven years' experience organizing and hosting training sessions worldwide. Enjoy!

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Temaer: event, training, 8 tips, academy

The technologies that are changing entertainment… and us

By Anna Robb 2. May 2019

 

Entertainment is evolving as fast as technology and we in the business should be on our toes. The way that people communicate, tell stories, share information, seek and find entertainment is evolving. Anna Robb at TheatreArtLife looks at how technology is changing entertainment and what we perceive entertainment to be.

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Temaer: entertainment technology, AI, live entertainment industry, VR

NAB 2019: The Tech and the hype

By David Aleksandersen 19. April 2019

Welcome to NAB 2019: bigger, better, faster and more, more, MORE! David Aleksandersen reports from the world's largest trade show for the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, focusing on the broadcast sector of the AV industry. 

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Temaer: 8K, nabshow

What's a World Expo anyway?

By Jacquie McHale 12. April 2019

As participating nations begin releasing their pavilion designs for the 2020 World Expo in Dubai, we ask the age-old question: "What's a World Expo anyway?"

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Temaer: video pro, hospitality, brandbuilding, live entertainment industry, world expo

Listen up! 12 live entertainment podcasts you'll love

By Anna Robb 4. April 2019

 

Whether it be your daily commute, your late night hour to chill or your housework background audio, there is a Podcast to cater for anybody’s taste. Finding the perfect podcast for a live entertainment professional can be a hunt though, especially when you don’t necessarily dig Apple’s top rated on iTunes. Check out 12 industry-related podcasts for you to explore, compiled by Anna Robb at TheatreArtLife.

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Temaer: networking, social media, live entertainment industry, podcast

Social media in AV - peaks, pitfalls and tips!

By Nevil Bounds 28. March 2019

 

Over the last 10 years, social media has been used extensively in our business – but not always with the success that it may have deserved. In this blog, I take a look at some of the challenges of this astonishing way of communicating, and highlight a few of my personal favourite social media practitioners!

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Temaer: collaboration, avixa, meetings, networking, social media

Why is projection mapping so popular in events and marketing?

By David Aleksandersen 22. March 2019

Projection mapping is one of the most popular ways to create an event that’s out-of-the-ordinary. From small indoor stage effects to larger-than-life visuals on entire arenas, landmark buildings or other architectural landscapes, projection mapping as a marketing tool is here to stay. 

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Temaer: projection mapping, audience engagement, social media, brandbuilding

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This blog is created by Dataton, and is about multi-display software and surrounding technologies, media servers, content creation - basically anything within the AV industry that serves to enrich the audience experience! Since the 90´s, Dataton has published News & Views, with content reflecting the world of multimedia communication. 

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