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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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Integration and Display Dominates Infocomm India 2019

Nataraju Upputuri- Director, Aurora Multimedia India, with visitors at their booth at Infocomm India

The recently concluded 7th edition of Infocomm India was a huge success, registering a 17 percent increase in visitors over last year’s show as per the press release by Infocomm India. The release further stated that the total numbers of registered visitors were 11,532 out of which 2512 attended the Summit, which comprised 74 knowledge-sharing sessions running the gamut from high-level conferences to industry seminars and technical discussions. Fifty percent of Infocomm India’s diverse spectrum of visitors hailed from a wide spectrum of end-user verticals, while the rest comprised AV and IT channel representatives. About 86 new-to-India products were unveiled at the show. Sixty amongst the over 200 exhibiting companies were first-time Infocomm India exhibitors. They hailed from over 20 countries. Reflecting India’s nation-wide push toward digital technologies, numerous government representatives attended the exhibition with huge projects in pocket, to hunt for the latest in experiential communications. Exhibitors were delighted to get the opportunity to demonstrate their solutions to potential new clients.

Sarah Joyce, Chief Global Officer, AVIXA

Tech Nuggets

Screen Beam demonstrated its newest 4K Multimedia Network Wireless display and collaboration solution, Screenbeam1100, was also the winner of Best of show 2019 by AV Technology from USA during Infocomm India Expo.

Genelec, global leader in professional audio monitoring unveiled a unique open IP networking technology platform aimed specifically at the installation market. The smart IP platform enables flexible system integration, supervision, management and monitoring over IP.

Kramer was once again the Platinum partner of Infocomm India Expo.  They exhibited first-of-its-kind, 34-PORT, 8K-Ready Multi-Format Modular Matrix Switcher for Av Signals. Kramer’s VS-34FD supports HDMI, HDBaseT, DGkat, fiber optic, DVI, VGA HD-SDI as well as analog and digital audio. The VS-34FD chassis is backward compatible with all existing cards, and futureproofs AV installations with an 8K-ready chassis for upcoming 8K cards.

Leading control automation service provider, Aurora Multimedia showcased many industry firsts including the Newly Launched AirShare AS-100, which is an ensemble of four-each wired, wireless, and built-in mini control systems, besides several other features that are aimed at enabling auto functionality and minimize human intervention.

Christie, a leader in creating and delivering the world’s best visual and audio experiences, showcased its new Christie D4K40-RGB 3DLP projector that produces greater than 90 percent of the rec. 2020 colour space for rich, vibrant and true-to-life visuals – all built into a compact projector weighing less than half of its closest competitor. (Check out the interview on page no. 32)

Bose Professional showcased DesignMax loudspeakers, a new range of loudspeakers that offer the flexibility and style to deliver outstanding audio and aesthetics for commercial spaces. With ten loudspeakers and two subwoofers to choose from – including ceiling-mounted, surface-mounted, and outdoor-rated options – it’s easy to create tailored DesignMax systems for any application, large or small.

Absen’s new Aries series (featuring the 1.5mm pixel pitch AX1.5) is specially designed to meet the growing demand for sub-2mm fine pitch LED in rental staging. Supporting HDR10, the AX 1.5mm allows for a much broader range of colours, while being roadrugged thanks to its corner edge protection.

Maxell introduced its new laser projector MP-WU5603 that offers two digital-connectivity, including HDMIx2, HDBaseT. Professional features include vertical and horizontal lens shift, picture shift, 360-degree installation and geometric correction.

Samsung displayed its Onyx Cinema LED screen that is capable of true black colors, offering the audience a detail rich and vivid cinema experience. The screen can fit virtually any venue configuration while also delivering unparalleled picture quality, technical performance and reliability beyond that of traditional projector-based operations. It combines 4K resolution, HDR picture quality and peak brightness level of 88fL – nearly six times greater than standard projectors.

Aiming to unleash a team’s creativity and upturn the way employees work, Newline showcased its Z55 adapts to any workspace and transforms it into a smart meeting room. The embedded motion, light and temperature sensors allow office-goers to adjust room lights, control temperature, and manage touch screen power, all automatically, all from their smart devices.

beyerdynamic displayed its wireless Bluetooth speakerphone PHONUM - The innovative conferencing solution can turn any space into a meeting room and, on account of its 360° in-and-out technology, boasts outstanding speech intelligibility and excellent sound reproduction. PHONUM can adjusts to the specific meeting situation at hand by dynamically focusing the microphones of the triple-capsule array towards the speaker using beamforming or by capturing and reproducing the entire room.

Logic Displays launched a brand new product- Estilo which is promised to be an intelligent LED that combines the best of interactivity and efficiency to offer a much more live and involving experiences to the customers. This display solution is a blend of powerful vision and intelligence is the future of workspaces and a must have solution for improved productivity.

NovaStar introduced its all new video controller- the NovaPro UHD Jr. with unrivaled processing ability and excellent loading capacity, it brings you an amazing viewing experience that is perfect for high-end rentals, fine pixel pitch solutions  and anything else requiring a massive amount of power.

Planar’s booth at Infocomm India

QSC introduced Q-SYSTM NV Series (NV-32-H) - native video distribution within the Q-SYS Ecosystem. It is a native, multi-stream, software- defined HDMI encoder/decoder that enables network-based video distribution, optimized specifically for meeting rooms.

BenQ, the global leading display solution provider introduced the system-embedded Smart Projectors for business, DuoBoard corporate interactive flat panel and the world’s first Pantone validated Digital Signage SL6502K. The newly launched Smart Projectors feature a powerful built-in operating system with useful business apps, enabling wireless mirroring across multiple platforms, video conferencing, collaboration, and direct reading of files from USB drives to maximize meeting efficiency in the BYOD trend. The new generation of 4K DuoBoard corporate interactive flat panel facilitates efficient multitasking by enabling users to open two applications simultaneously, while Duo OS achieves cross-platform compatibility between Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows OS, for more collaboration. (Check out the interview on page no. 10)

Seminars and other attractions:

Apart from the exhibitors, other noteworthy display and attraction were Bart Kresa’s Sviatovid human head sculpture with a 270 degree 3D Projection mapping and the 74 knowledge-sharing sessions that reportedly had more than 2500 attendees.

Visitors experiencing Christie’s APEX Series 1.2mm at their booth at Infocomm India

The seminars included AV Leaders Forum, Industry Forums, Technology forums, Avixa Seminars and panel discussions, on topics like reinventing the New Media for Retail and Outdoor , Using emerging technologies for transforming e-governance (psus, government sector), Homeland Security And Defense, etc amongst other topics.

SII & AVIXA joint platform for “celebration of AV excellence” recognized outstanding work of systems design and integration. This was the third edition of the awards and first one with AVIXA as a partner. The SIIA was an amalgamation of individual awards from AVIXA and Industry awards from SIIA.

Richard Tan, the Executive Director of event organizer InfoCommAsia, said, “In tandem with the growth of India as one of the most exciting emerging economies in the world, Infocomm India has soared in seven years. We are now well-known in India as the platform of choice amongst exhibitors who want to tap into the promising Indian market and amongst business and organizations which want to plug into the latest experiential technologies from the best companies in the world.”

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