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Articles September - October 2022

7 New Trends in AV Conferencing to look out for this yearNew!

From augmented meetings and interactive whiteboards to LED video walls and seamless acoustics - Pooja Shah, Editorial Assistant at PALM AV-ICN, reports a comprehensive roundup of the biggest AV conferencing trends to keep an eye out for in 2022.

Gone are the days of physical meetings, where people gathered in a single room, sat on leather-laden chairs, and used static whiteboards for their brainstorm sessions.... read more

Articles May-Jun 2022


Honouring the Legacy
Glimpse of One of The Plants at Noida, U.P.

This year PALM + AV-ICN is honouring the AHUJA FAMILY for their Leadership of over Eight Decades in the Pro Audio Industry with the Lifetime Contribution to The Pro Audio Industry Award at the PALM Sound & Light awards. This award recognizes over... read more

Articles May-Jun 2022


Awarded for highest standards in adopting best innovation and vision in AV Architecture
NARENDRA NAIDU, Chairman and Managing Director, Rhino Engineers Pvt. Ltd.

This award has been instituted for an AV Architect chosen by AV-ICN platform to be recognized for the quality of his body of work, incorporating the best innovation and vision in AV architecture. In this feature,... read more

Articles Mar-Apr 2022

Milind Raorane Sets the Tone at ToyRoom MumbaiNew!

ToyRoom outfitted its second outpost in Mumbai with Electro-Acoustic Design Consultant Milind Raorane to deploy a comprehensive Sound and Audio design that would enhance the unapparelled ambience of the nightclub. PALM +AV-ICN Reports.
Nex Protection Technology

Located in Kalina, Mumbai, Toy-Room Mumbai is established on the premises of the vibrant and stylish Grand Hyatt, one of Mumbai's sophisticated leisure and business... read more

Articles Mar-Apr 2022

The CHORDFATHER   Experience   New!

Neumann's first Studio Monitor Experience Center in Mumbai
Nex Protection Technology

Recently Neumann in collaboration with well-known music composer, producer, sound engineer, and live engineer, Sunny M.R.'s Chordfather Productions announced the launch of its exclusive Studio Monitor Experience Center for audio professionals... read more

Articles Jan-Feb 2022

Understanding the Dynamic Evolution of Projection Technology with NEC New!

Humans have always wanted to bring their imagination to life. Introducing 2K / 4K projectors that deliver superior colors’ and high resolution has made that possible.
Nex Protection Technology

The high detail, true color rendition and cinema-like quality video of projectors are being leveraged by Artists, museums, schools and businesses alike to educate, attract and engage customers or to uplift and inspire people in new and innovative ways...... read more

Articles Jan-Feb 2022

Integrated System Design Crafts a Savvy Aural Experience Hot!

HARMAN Professional Solutions & ISD install a comprehensive Aural setup at Pass Code Hospitality newly opened restaurants.
Integrated System Design

When Pass Code Hospitality opened three new bustling restaurants in Lower Parel, Mumbai, they reached out to HARMAN Professional Solutions and Integrated System Design to deploy a comprehensive Aural setup that enhanced each restaurant's theme well....... read more

Articles Jan-Feb 2022

Star Dimensions India accomplishes STATE-OF-THE-ART- LIGHTING ARCHITECTURE for the "BANDRA WONDERLAND" project in Mumbai New!

Ashish Mehta & Becket Tundatil Creatively Execute Seamless Architectural Lighting Design at the Iconic Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
Bandra-Worli Sea

Between 24th December 2021 and 2nd January 2022, the project came alive as the sun set on the city - with the entire 1.5 km of the Bandra Reclamation promenade being engulfed in specially themed displays that emphasized the four different seasons of the year, boasting different eye-catching..... read more

Articles Jan-Feb 2022

Understanding the Pro-Audio Market with Sennheiser New!

Sennheiser is a leading manufacturer of headphones, loudspeakers, microphones, and wireless transmission systems and has been creating unique sound experiences for customers. PALM+ AV-ICN got in touch with Vipin Pungalia, Director, Sales - Pro Audio & Country Manager, Sennheiser - India, to learn more about the company's plans for the Indian market.
Vipin Pungalia Pro Audio Country Manager Sennheiser

The live music industry had seen a boom before the third wave of COVID stuck. What are the current industry sentiments, and do you think that the industry is poised to see a boom again? India has always been a music-loving country, for global as well as local artists..... read more

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Indian AV industry affirms
AV Integrated Systems expo initiatives

The inaugural AV-ISE Expo and Conference in 2019, organised and hosted concurrently with 19th PALM™ Expo, attracting 25,000 trade visitors, has received warm and appreciative reception from the AV industry spread across India. The expo born out of a demand by AV consultants and Systems Integrators attending the PALM expo each year for a dedicated AV expo is being organized with a long-term vision and commitment.

India, the second largest market in Asia for the Audiovisual and Systems Integration segment continues to excite the market. The AV industry in India is on a fierce growth trajectory. The AV Integrated Systems Expo 2019 was launched to serve this booming AV industry with business opportunities that add up.

Over the years, PALM expo has witnessed phenomenal growth in the number of Systems Integrators and AV consultants sourcing products and solutions for entertainment venues and home theatre projects. The world’s leading audio brands participating religiously in PALM include HARMAN, Sennheiser, Shure, Bose, Genelec, Digico, AVID, d&b audiotechnik, Allan & Heath, Yamaha, Sonodyne, P Audio, Behringer, Outline, OHM, Audio-Technica, Pioneer, Denon, Taiden, JTS, QSC, RCF, EV, Martin Audio, Robe, OSRAM etc. Joining the marquee list of exhibitors at PALM are leading AV technology brands participating in AV Integrated Systems Expo 2019.

Focus product segments include Video Projection & Display, Digital Signage, Large Display, interactive Display, Unified communications, Education technology, Audio Processing, Digital Cinema, Cabling, Connectors and signal management, Conference and collaboration, IP & Network distribution.

AV Integrated Systems is leading the charge with several key initiatives. The expo’s eponymously titled publication – AV Integrated Systems, will drive the expo’s highlight features – namely the AV Integrated Systems Summit Conference, CAVS – Certified AV Specialist program, AV Education & Training Programme and AV Project Gallery Walk of Fame.


AV Integrated Systems Summit – Conference, Seminar, Workshops

The AV Summit aspires to engage audiences eager to learn more and provides professionals an opportunity to speak about their knowledge. The Summit will focus on key technologies and will aim to be a window to the future of AV in India.

Day 1 - Time : 13:00 - 14:00
Convergence of AV and IT

Kelvin Ashby King, T2 Consulting
With the rapid scaling up of networked AV technologies, the AV and the IT sectors are ineludibly moving closer to each other. The AV and IT professionals will get an opportunity to understand better technological advancement in order to create a secure, efficient, and productive IP-based AV networks. The session on Convergence of AV and IT will discuss the change in the industry, the direction and skill set for understanding the impact upon network configuration and performance. He would also be shedding light on how IOT will impact AV.

Day 1 - Time : 15:45 -16:45
AV Innovations in Workspaces

Rajeev Arora, Qubix Consulting
There is lot of visual and audio to be communicated in any workspace. The session on AV Innovations in Workspaces, while putting into focus and highlighting JLL’s most talked about Centre for Excellence will also discuss Critical AV Integration Design implications and innovations in the workspace.

Day 1 - Time : 17:00 - 18:00
ICT in Education

Vilaas Naik, CTS and ICT Consultant, VioAV Systems India Pvt. Ltd.
There is a tremendous market opportunity for Information & Communication technology business in the field of education in India. There has been an upsurge in adopting the next generation technologies in both public and private sector, India is in a very elementary stage of imparting quality digital education across the regions, we can leapfrog technologies to implement the latest technologies and employ the most effective solutions and methodologies. The session would revolve around the current trends and effective use of technologies in education.

Day 2 - Time : 12:00 - 12:45
Introduction to Dante Audio Networking in the InstallSpace

Dipanshu Mitra, Product Manager, ansata
Introduction to Dante Audio Networking in the Install Space Audio will explore how basic concepts of Dante and how it can allow for easy management of networked audio devices and multiple rooms / public spaces while allowing seamless expansion of Dante systems over Gigabit network infrastructure. Also in the scope of the seminar we will look at how Dante can be used to revive, old buildings with existing analog audio infrastructure in to the new age of networked audio.

Day 2 - Time : 13:00 - 14:00
Connect, Command, and Control

Kuldip Kamat, Director of All Wave AV Systems Private Limited
The session titled Connect, Command, and Control will talk about control and automation in workspaces, factories, airports etc.; functions of AV Control systems to deliver efficiency and central control, benefits of software-based AV Control and how integrators need to adapt.

Day 2 - Time : 14:30 - 15:30
Integrating Large Scale Projects

Sachin Prabhudesai, Vice President - Projects at Actis Technologies Pvt Ltd.
The session will throw light on the intricacies and imperatives of Integrating Large Scale Projects like airports, stadiums, etc. The session will cover the frontier end of integration in regards to design and networking along with information on large projects integrated by Actis, with a brief on the approach, execution, team deployment etc.

Day 2 - Time : 15:45 -16:45
Impact of Building Design on Audio Systems selection

Mathew M. George, MMG Acoustical Consultants
The new-generation buildings – residential, institutional and corporate are required to deliver users increased comfort, improved flexibility, satisfaction and productivity, courtesy a high-tech integrated design. All these buildings generally apply life-cycle analysis to optimize early investments into systems selection, besides other investments in the building; thereby impacting the selection of audiovisual components. The session on Impact of Building Design on Audio Systems selection will provide insight and case studies into how building design can impact selection of audio systems.

CAVS – Certified AV Specialist Program

Ranjit Singh, CTS-D, CTS-I and Principal Consultant for Workspace Technology and Experience at PTS Consulting, Singapore

The three-day Certification Course in AV Install & Integration will be conducted by Ranjit Singh, CTS-D, CTS-I and Principal Consultant for Workspace Technology and Experience at PTS Consulting, Singapore.

The Certification is aimed at providing knowledgeable manpower, replacing the ‘electrician’ with a ‘qualified integrator’ and creating a talent with specific learning for AV integration. The Certification Course is designed to provide knowledge of audio and video fundamentals and enhanced troubleshooting skills, while promoting best-practices and technological expertise of systems technologies. The focus of the CAVS programme this year is AV in the Digital Era

The course aims to empower attendees with a understanding of technology and trends in AV, that are driving meeting spaces in today’s Digital Era. The CAVS training will cover basic foundations in a three part series on Audio, Visual, & IT across the three days of the show.

While Part 1 will offer An Introduction to Audio, Visual and Control, Part 2 will enlighten on Understanding the Requirement and Part 3 will elaborate on Technology and Trends

Part 1: An Introduction to Audio, Visual and Control

  • The Basics of Audio, Visual and Control
  • Understanding Factors When Designing Meeting Spaces

Part 2: Understanding the Requirement

  • Asking the Right Questions
  • Identifying the Right Requirement
  • Understanding the Flow of a Technology Project

Part 3: Technology and Trends

  • Understanding How Lifestyles Are Driving Design
  • Why Technology Underpins the Meeting Space Experience
  • What is Important to Meet the Demands of Today.

Interested delegates can Log on to http://avintegratedsystems.in/cavs/index.aspx for registering for the CAVS Training Programme

AV Education & Training Programme

Nataraju Upputuri – Director, Aurora Multimedia India

As technology takes quantum leaps, disseminating information on new technology, quality standards and training becomes more important. AV Integrated Systems expo is committed to raising the standards in Indian AV integration, both by building the cadre of qualified technicians as well as in adopting high-quality product. The three-day expo will provide exhibitors at the show an opportunity to host training sessions on their products and solutions. The sessions will focus on new technology and trends or new product launches, with in-depth product education and sharing of latest techniques.

On Day 1 of the AV Education & Training Programme - 30th May, 2019, Aurora Multimedia India will host a IPBaseT Technology Specialist Certification and training, spearheaded by Nataraju Upputuri – Director, Aurora Multimedia India and Amith C Pillai – Technical Manager, Aurora Multimedia.

What is IPBaseT®?

The Ultimate Solution for 4K AV Distribution Over IP

Aurora’s IPBaseT® combines a variety of 4K IP technologies and features under one unified protocol using a simplified topology. Uncompressed video with zero-latency, visually lossless video with low latency, seamless switching, videowall and multiviewer modes, digital audio, USB 2.0, Ethernet, and control are just some of the core capabilities of IPBaseT®. Utilizing the bandwidth of a standard 1Gbps copper (VLX Series) or 10Gbps copper or Fiber (IPX Series), IPBaseT® supports large scalable audio/video matrixing, and it does so while replacing multiple technologies and products with a “single-box” distributed platform. The days of needing a separate AV switcher, control system, videowall processor, audio/DSP converter, and more are a thing of the past!

Training Overview:

This day-long course starts with an interactive session covering the basics of IP networking, followed by hands-on training exploring an AV-over-IP system. It includes the installation, configuration and management aspects of the system including encoders and decoders as well as the management platform, which drives configuration and content management.

IPBaseT training sessions will make AV Engineers learn what they need to know to leverage the standard for high performance AV network deployments in education, healthcare, enterprise, entertainment, hospitality, retail, houses of worship, government, military, industry and security.

Upon Completion:

Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of IP network communication
  • Describe the OSI communication model
  • Understand the TCP/IP suite of protocols
  • Understand how to leverage IP networks for AV solutions
  • Understand the capabilities of AV over IP
  • Understand the IP network infrastructure requirements to deploy a system effectively
  • Select the appropriate switch for deployment
  • Install and configure an AV-over-IP system
  • Interact with a management platform


Before taking this course, attendees are recommended to have the following knowledge,

  • Basic knowledge of IP network devices, networking protocols and network topologies
  • Familiarity with audio and video signals, connectivity and digital media

Interested delegates can register for free for this training on http://avintegratedsystems.in/IPBaseT/index.aspx

AV Project Gallery Walk of Fame

AV Integrated Systems Expo has created an independent, neutral and all-inclusive open platform in India, fulfilling an important need for the AV-ISE and Information Communication industry in India.

In line with the expo’s mantra of “Motivating the market and putting technology in place”, AV-ISE expo has conceptualized a special Project Gallery feature at the expo, which is branded as the AV Project Gallery Walk of Fame.

This gallery will enable top AV Consultants and SIs in the country to have a space of their own to showcase their projects and expertise to a target audience of end users comprising – CTOs, CIOs, procurement and purchase managers across segments which include Corporate, Government, Hospitality, Retail, BFSI etc.

Within the AV Project Gallery Walk of Fame area, design consultant and integrators can display and highlight graphic and/or video presentations of their best and bespoke projects with succinct explanation of all the technologies integrated in the design on interactive / touch screen displays.

Anil Chopra, Director, AV Integrated Systems expo & PALM expo, enthuses on the new opportunities “The expo is indeed going to result in quantum growth. In a robust market with innumerable AV projects we see a great need to provide education and training toward which the expo will in fact contribute consciously. Promise is to be neutral with the objective to spread information.

As such our focus is the engineering talent pool who must be introduced to global best practices, standards and specifications.”

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