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Show Sage is Dataton's Premium Partner for North America. We sell, rent and provide support for WATCHOUT and WATCHOUT-tuned display systems across the U.S., Canada and Caribbean Islands.

For over a decade, we have helped our customers create sensational multi-channel audio and visual experiences through the use of leading-edge technology. With customers across the corporate, entertainment, cultural, educational and live performance spectrums, Show Sage is dedicated to finding and delivering groundbreaking AV solutions that push boundaries, address comples multi-channel challenges and help our customers achieve stunning successes.

In addition to providng Dataton solutions, we are an authorized reseller of Ovation, the award-winning multi-channel audio sequencer and playback solution; Lighware signal management solutions; and, Sand Box DMX solutions.

For more information about our products and services, click here.

News & Events

Show Sage to Launch New Website

In late February, Show Sage will launch a new brand new website. Completely redesigned, the new website will provide a more sophisticated and informative platform for obtaining useful information about the company, WATCHOUT and our other products. The website is part of a broader rebranding initiative begun last year that includes a new, contemporary logo and a new line of WATCHOUT and general-purpose media servers.

Dataton to Demo New WATCHOUT Version at ISE 2015

Be first
Visiting Integrated Systems Europe, February 10-12? Make a beeline for the Dataton stand 11-F80 and be the first to see new WATCHOUT, the most significant upgrade in the software's 15-year history!

Get a demo
Integrated Systems Europe will be the first time we demonstrate this brand new version of WATCHOUT, Dataton's highly acclaimed multi-display production and presentation system. Join us at stand 11-F80 and let us show you its fantastic feature-set and outstanding presentation potential.

To highlight what's new in WATCHOUT, we'll be running a specially made show by award-winning Polish producers, MOOV. The production uses some heavy-duty projection power kindly provided by Digital Projection, and promises to be mind-blowing!

As always, Dataton's stand will be staffed by experts, hailing from 20 countries. Please contact Dataton to book a meeting with a Dataton staff member or your Dataton partner.

Save the date
Join us at the Dataton stand at 5pm on Tuesday, February 10, for drinks. Välkommen!

An award-winning system for multi-display production and playback. Software-based and fully scalable, WATCHOUT is used to create and present high-impact shows using numerous projectors or display sources in sync. Find out more at

Dataton Hall 11, F80
Dataton invitation code: 706353
Integrated Systems Europe 2015
RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands | |    |    |  


WATCHOUT is Dataton's award winning multi-display production and playback software solution. Working with any type of display and any resolution, WATCHOUT's key features include real-time interactivity, support for stereoscopic 3D, hardware assisted synchronization, frame blending, real-time geometry correcton and support for up to 6 connected display devices per server.

To download the latest version of WATCHOUT, v5.5.1, click here.


WATCHPAX is Dataton's solid-state media player designed specifically for WATCHOUT. With a footprint of approximately 6 inches by 6 inches, this compact yet powerful media player is perfect applications such as mobile projection systems, digital signage or settings where installing larger servers is not practical.

WATCHPAX features include preinstalled WATCHOUT, hardware accelerated video playback (for H.264 videos), control and interactivity (via MIDI, DMX and TCP/IP) and stereo audio output.

Dataton PICKUP

PICKUP is a compact and technically sophisticated auido guide for museums, visitor centers, exhibitions and anywhere personalized mobile audio is required. PICKUP devices can be used standalone or, when used with infrared transponders, the audio playback can be instantly synchronized with video playback presented via WATCHOUT. PICKUP supports audio in multiple languages and with Dataton's "smart" charging stations, programming PICKUP untis is a breeze.


Ovation, by Merging Technologies, is the award-winning multi-channel audio sequencer and playback solution that has been used around the world in theaters, theme parks, concerts and other major AV installations. With seamless integration to WATCHOUT, support for over 300 channels and an integrated Pyramix Virtual Studio design tool, Ovation is an excellent choice for AV installations that require synchronized audio and video within an economical and easy to use solution.