David Aleksandersen

David Aleksandersen is Commercial Support Manager at Dataton. Before joining Dataton, David held positions as CEO of Nordic Media Lab/Smart Simulation, Product Marketing Manager at Barco and Academy Manager at projectiondesign. He has been responsible for worldwide development and execution of marketing, sales and initiatives in knowledge transfer and partner training.
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Have you got what it takes to build your own media server?

By David Aleksandersen 2. August 2018

Getting ready to invest in a media server? Take your time, because choosing the right solution for your application requires careful thought and consideration. And before you do anything, you need to tackle the central issue: should you build your own media server or opt for a pro off-the-shelf unit? In this blog post, we take a look at some of the key factors to keep in mind before making the final call.

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Temaer: standards, video pro, mediaserver

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT TOOLS FOR A VIDEO PROFESSIONAL?

By David Aleksandersen 21. June 2018

As any craftsman will tell you, it’s not only a matter of knowing what you’re doing, but also having the right tools for the job. And in the case of video professionals, there are an awful lot of tools out there. Here's a list of my essential items. Think I’ve missed something off the list? Add your favorite in the comments box below!

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Temaer: tools, essentials, video pro

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

By David Aleksandersen 14. June 2018

We have embraced 4K, and while some are still struggling to get on top of the challenges that 4K brought, several manufacturers are gearing up for 8K resolutions – and beyond! What are the benefits and challenges of higher resolutions? What products are there in the market?

In this blog, I’ve taken a look at the race for higher resolutions, and sounded out two projector manufacturers, Barco and Digital Projection, as they ramp up for 8K.

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Temaer: video quality, future, displays, 8K, 16K, pixels

What is SDI?

By David Aleksandersen 3. May 2018

Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is a professional digital video interface standard that has been used since the early 90s. From its relatively humble beginnings to 8K support, here's what you need to know about SDI and its benefits compared to other interface standards!

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Temaer: video quality, SDI, 8K, BNC, optical fiber

Sales. How hard can it be?

By David Aleksandersen 12. April 2018

We've all been there… the oh-so-eager sales person on the other end of the line, across the table, or on screen, is too busy selling to start listening. Here are a few words on why some pitches succeed and others… don't.

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Temaer: customer engagement, sales, customers, meetings, customer relations

Is this a codec (or a container) which I see before me? 

By David Aleksandersen 4. April 2018

Are you finding containers and codecs and the difference between them a tad challenging? You are not the only one! 

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Temaer: audio, standards, video, codec, container, format

Just do it! 8 reasons to get certified

By David Aleksandersen 21. March 2018

If you are unsure on the importance the industry standards and certifications hold in today’s AV industry, here are 8 reasons why you should invest in certification.

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Temaer: business advantage, standards, avixa, certifications, cedia, dseg

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

By David Aleksandersen 14. March 2018

Did you ever see a movie just because the actor had won an Oscar? No worries. It’s human nature to embrace credibility, and industry standards and certifications matter to both integrators and customers because they provide credibility! But how can you use standards and certifications to increase your own or your company’s competitive edge?

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Temaer: ansi standards, business advantage, standards, avixa, certifications

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

By David Aleksandersen 28. February 2018

All organizations want to improve business performance. How can the modern business organization ensure that their meeting and collaboration rooms nurture sensible thinking and smart, efficient decisions?

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Temaer: projection, digital projection, business advantage, displays, collaboration, multi-display, desicion-making, efficiency

10 tips on how you can improve your next corporate event

By David Aleksandersen 21. February 2018

Are you planning your next corporate event? Planning may not be the most exciting part of the event, but thinking things through in advance will hopefully avert some of the biggest headaches on the day – and help ensure success. Here are 10 tips for you to consider for your next event with focus on how to add the WOW factor!

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Temaer: event, marketing, event management, corporate event, wow-factor, 10 tips

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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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