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Audiovisual: Dataton’s Immersive Dome Video Projection at Prolight + Sound 2012


Dataton, the Swedish experts in show control development and manufacturing, have teamed up Digital Projection International and to create an immersive video projection experience for the Prolight + Sound 2012 expo (March 21 to 24, 2012, Open Air Area F11.0, Stand A19).

On display will be a 10 meter 360° wrap around dome screen showing clips from “Cosmic Dance”, a fulldome movie via Dataton’s WATCHOUT™ multi-display presentation system. 

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WATCHOUT version 5 is a multi-display, timeline-based  software system which includes stereoscopic playback, 3D effects and other innovative elements, including enhanced live interaction.  Digital Projection International provided lenses for the high-brightness HighLiteTM series projectors, which were integrated with’s auto-alignment system.

The whole video projection experience shows off the expertise and leading edge technologies of the combined team, illustrating the potential for visitor attractions and events to create exceptional immersive educational and entertainment experiences.

Dataton’s Marketing Director,   Fredrik Svahnberg (right) says, “Prolight + Sound is the event of choice for the production and live events community and we’re very pleased to be jointly working with our technology partners. Each company’s respective technologies has been used in a number of high-profile projects already including the World Expo Shanghai, with many more in the pipeline.”

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