NDI expands ecosystem on its path to transform the video industry

How can remote content improve collaboration between producers and content creators?

What is remote content and how does it relate to media servers?

What's trending in display technology?

How projection mapping makes an impact every time

In person, online or at college: Getting the edge with pro-AV training

Powering the big LED screens

Esports pioneers the future of hybrid immersive live events

It's not graffiti, it's projection art: The LUMA Festival in New York

A new era of stage management: Climate Crisis

A new era of stage management: Social Justice

A new era of stage management: Health & Safety

A beginner's guide to AV

ISE London: Stepping back on to the trade show floor

Leaders: Do you create or hinder success?

Guide to becoming a media server pro – Part 11: Choosing a system

Ten lessons from 2020 about theatre and stage management

Why AV industry production values are worth more than ever

Ten changes for life backstage in a COVID world

Map more – five creative projection mapping applications

Everything I need to know about sound design, I learned from Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Guide to becoming a media server pro – Part 10: Capture and input

A technician's purchasing experience

Maximizing tech support: get ready, get smart

Keep your cool backstage as a stage manager: 12 insights

Navigating The New Normal in Business Communication

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 9: The network standards

The Early Synth Days: Electronic music, the 70s and start of Dataton

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 8: The network

Dear Diary – VJ Spetto on life in lockdown

The science of color and light

Going virtual – museums in the age of corona

Multiexperience – the next tech trend in the AV industry?

There's no such thing as a free lunch

Podcast 101 – tips to get up and running

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 7: The infrastructure

Flexible LED content design demands a spatial mindset

The State Of The AV Industry 2020

Interview: Meet Roxanne Wilm, photographer, designer & slide fan

What every media server operator should know

How to avoid the event hangover

Interview: Meet David Willrich, DJW, UK

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 6: The display

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 5: Three dimensions

Tips on working cross culturally in entertainment

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 4: The images

The changing landscape of live entertainment: Immersive experiences

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 3: The bits

Guide to becoming a media server professional – Part 2: The tech

Guide to becoming a media server professional – part 1

AI and creativity: Is automation the new medium?

From comfort zone to collaboration

10 Tips to Prepare For a Better Life After AV!

Tech check: Projection in domes

5 Easy Steps To Becoming Rich and Famous While Working in the Sound Industry

Projection light sources: from arc to laser

A short history of projection

Eco-friendly & on tour? Tips for those on the move

What is 12G SDI and what are the benefits?

Ice Projection – It's More Than A Game

InfoComm 2019 – Stats, Sound, Sessions and Sviatovid

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

The technologies that are changing entertainment… and us

NAB 2019: The Tech and the hype

What's a World Expo anyway?

Listen up! 12 live entertainment podcasts you'll love

Social media in AV - peaks, pitfalls and tips!

Why is projection mapping so popular in events and marketing?

What are the challenges of distributing 4K or 8K video?

AI and IoT – in your hotel room

Common audio formats: Which one to use?


Why AV designs should be for the user experience – and how to do it

Interview: Stephan Mazurek on projection design in the theater

Stereoscopy – what, how, when and what happened to 3D TV?

Part 2: Network basics for media server operators

ISE 2019 & how to survive it

Top 10 News&Views blogs 2018

Is there anyone out there… Digitization & the unmanned booth

10 Gift Ideas for the AV professional in your life

Network basics for media server operators

Time and the account manager

Five reasons to map a building

Codecs revisited: What are H.264 and H.265?

Codecs revisited: Meaning, method and MPEG

4K in cinema: past, present and future?

What is HDD and SSD?

Five technology watersheds

Five examples of creative booth design

Inside a projection designer's mind – Robert Mallin

What are genlock, framelock, & timecode sync and when do I need them?

Tech Check: BlackTrax Real-Time Motion Tracking

LED: From display niche to leader in large screen visualization

Interview: Piotr Majewski on events, challenges and creativity

Get Inspired! Light & Mapping festivals around the world

AV at trade shows – hit or miss?

What is MPCDI?

Interview: Events, highlights & planning, UAE

Have you got what it takes to build your own media server?

Interview: Event challenges, highlights & planning

Five (more) examples of creative projection mapping

The importance of a great network (and we're not talking Ethernet)

Content management for media servers: What, why and how?

Five examples of creative projection mapping


4K, 8K, 16K – the race for higher resolutions is on!

What is projection mapping?

What is Dante?

Behind the scenes: Show networking best practices

I got 99 problems but EDID ain't one

Taking control of your AV, video and lighting environments

What is SDI?

Five FAQs on GDPR


Sales. How hard can it be?

What is the difference between a codec and a container?

Video has never been better – make it work for you

Just do it! 8 reasons to get certified

How can industry standards & certifications add value to your business?

Think audio and your audience will thank you

The Power of Pixels: How big screens can yield BIG results

10 tips on how you can improve your next corporate event

Ten technological turning points that change the way you live and work

How can fast failing give you a business advantage?

Choosing the right contrast ratio for your installation

Why Darth Vader never chose a lamp saber

HDMI 2.1 is here – what do you need to know?

How to understand DMX and avoid potential pitfalls

What is ASIO, and how can it improve media server audio playback?

What is WASAPI?

What is NDI® (Network Device Interface)?

What is camera-based projection auto-alignment?

Dataton’s commitment to the GDPR

Uncompressed video playback?

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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 90s, Dataton has published News & Views, with content reflecting the world of multimedia communication. Views, info, and opinions expressed in News & Views are solely those of the individual authors!

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