Media, entertainment tech show opens in city

PALME Vietnam 2010, an international exhibition on professional audio, lighting, AV and system integrations, opened in Ho Chi Minh City Thursday.

A corner of PALME Vietnam 2010 on July 22 (Photo: Truong Son)
The three-day show at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in District 7, showcases modern audio visual techniques from world famous-brands like Bosch, Robe, Desisti Asia and Pioneer.

Highlights include the Robin 3 Plasma Spot – an extreme light output of 18,000 Lumens with a 10,000 hour lifespan; the DJM-2000 from Pioneer, a professional DJ tool with PRO DJ LINK function that allows Djs to connect with multiple players; the New Touch Link from Extron Electronics, described as the first fully configuration-based touch-panel control system, equipped with the power to handle the control needs of single display rooms, dual display rooms, divisible rooms, multi-image system and video conference suites.

The Vietnam DJ contest will kick off its final round after treating audiences to a full-day of music mixed by local Djs and the world Dj – Dj JoshM. The show will last two hours, starting from 2pm at the main stage of the SECC hall.

Other must-see musical performances on the second day to hear boom out of the professional giant speaker system at the west gate include: a live outdoor performance by some rock bands at the Palme Lounge at 5pm; the Control Room Showcase, featuring a presentation on Jupiter Systems’ Pixelnet Display Wall System Processor by Tien Phong Co.; and Danish Interpretation and Emblaze Vcon by Hans Technology on creating good experiences in video conferencing.    

For those who want to learn more how to use or control the new technologies, they may freely attend conferences hosted by LifeSize Communications, Nexo and Krammer at 11am, 1pm and 3pm respectively, in Convention Rooms No.1 and 3. The schedule will repeat tomorrow as well.

The PALME Vietnam is co-organized by the HCMC Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Singapore’s IIR Exhibitions Pte. Ltd.

By Truong Son

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