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

By Ian Johnson 11. March 2021

 

Have you thought about becoming a professional media server operator or user? Unsure of what technical skills you need to become one? In part 11 of our guide, Ian D. Johnson discusses characteristics when choosing media server software with the focus on his preferred system, Dataton WATCHOUT.
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Temaer: watchout, mediaserver, professional

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

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

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