15.04.09

Palme unveils education programme

The Palme Exhibition, April 26 - 28 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre, is looming and with less than two weeks left to pre-register organiser, IIR Middle East has unveiled its seminar programme.

The programme starts on April 25 when PMK kicks off the sessions with the first day of a two-part seminar designed to present an instructive approach to engineering sound reinforcement systems. The session costs $175 (€130) for both days.

On April 26 Cees Van Hoof of Bittner Audio will take attendees through public address and voice alarm systems, covering topics from design and installation considerations, selecting the right amplifiers and integrating BGM and PAVA.

Da-Lite will cover projection screen technology with vice president and director of international sales, Matthew Teevan investigating topics such as sizing a projection screen, basic definitions of projection screen surfaces and the differences between front and rear projection. Visitors can catch this seminar either on April 26 or 27.

Extron offers attendees the chance to learn about fibre optics and digital video signals. The seminar covering fibre optics, titled AV at the speed of light, is handled by Edgard A. Naim, education and training manager, EMEA, Extron Electronics Europe and Biju Pilai, technical sales manager, Extron Electronics. The speakers will give an overview of fibre optics technology and aim to instruct how analogue and digital A/V signals can be distributed at pixel for pixel quality. Other topics covered will be the design and integration aspects of fibre optic solutions and power and loss budget calculations. The digital video signals seminar will also be taken by Naim and Patel and will cover SDI, HD, SDI-DVI and HDMI.

On April 27 Juan Pablo Salvadores of TLS Communication and George Puthenkulam of Dutco Tennant LLC aim to show how to design and install a conference room audiovisual system in three hours.

Finally on the last day OneLan will cover digital signage and Smart-E will focus on transporting audio, video, and control systems over CAT5 cabling.