LED: From display niche to leader in large screen visualization

By Nevil Bounds 13. September 2018

Out of all the newer technologies that have been developed over the last 20 years, large screen LED displays surely rank among the most fascinating and influential across many market areas. Nevil Bounds shines a light on the success story of LED displays. 

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Temaer: visitor experience, wow-factor, tradeshows, LED, video quality

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, 16K, 8K, displays, future, 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: SDI, video quality, 8K, BNC, optical fiber

Video has never been better – make it work for you

By Nevil Bounds 29. March 2018

If you want to make an impact, the sky is the limit – literally in some cases! Industry-veteran Nevil Bounds talks about the effective use of video and how Dataton made a massive impact with WATCHOUT.

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Temaer: audience engagement, video quality, video, watchout, projection mapping

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

By David Aleksandersen 12. January 2018

With the recent announcement of version 2.1 of HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface), its hightime to considerthe implications for the AV industry. Resolutions up to 10K, high and variable frame rates, dynamic HDR and improved audio let's takea look at what the new HDMI 2.1 standard will bring. 

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Temaer: video quality, hdmi, interface, HDR, High Dynamic Range, HFR, High Frame Rate

Uncompressed video playback?

By David Aleksandersen 12. October 2017

Video compression is a challenge for a wide range of applications, as it reduces overall image quality and adds unwanted artefacts such as discoloration, break-ups and noise to the image. But when do you need uncompressed? And is compressed good enough?

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Temaer: compression, video format, watchout, video playback, video quality, uncompressed

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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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