Below is a selection of projects where design and/or consultancy services have been provided by Innovation personnel.
Jebel Ali Park Hotel
This 350 Key 4 star resort hotel is currently under design. Innovation are providing AV and ITC design consultancy. IT Systems include structured cabling/GPON system across the whole property, Data Centre/Server Room and IDF room design /co-ordination, Wifi, Guestroom Management System with integration to Property Management System, IPTV System, High Speed Internet Access and Hotel Interactive Television. Audio Visual systems comprise comprehensive systems for Meeting Rooms, Background/Foreground Music systems for Lobbies, pre-function spaces, Food and Beverage outlets including terraces, Pool Areas and Health Club, Digital Signage in strategic locations and Guestroom entertainment systems.
Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort, Abu Dhabi
100 Key 5 star desert resort currently under construction on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi near to the Endurance City. Innovation are providing Pre-Contract Design services and post contract supervision. Audio Visual, Digital Signage and Background Music Systems for Conference Facilities, Ballroom, Boardrooms, F&B Outlets, Extensive Spa, plus property wide Security and IT system design are being provided. Guestroom Entertainment systems including Media Panels, Bathroom Speakers etc., IT Systems include Structured Cabling System, Data Centre, Guestroom management Systems, Telephony, IPTV, Wifi systems, Interactive television Systems and High Speed Internet Access. Security Systems include property wide CCTV, Central Control room with monitoring and recording, Access Control for Front and Back of House, Retractable Bollard System etc.,
University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
Innovation are appointed to design comprehensive new Audio Visual, Lighting, rigging and associated systems for the refurbishment of 6 number Auditoria on the University of Sharjah’s campus, ranging in size from 150 seats to 850 seats. The facilities are in need of modernisation and the design shall ensure the suitability of the facilities for the next 15+ years. Key design approaches have been to rationalise hardware that can be shared across the various facilities on an ‘as required’ basis as well as provide the infrastructure to support visiting rental and production organisations. Systems have been designed to provide a range of performance benefits and a low cost of ownership. System to be designed shall include Sound and speech reinforcement systems, Laser projection, camera system connected to an archiving, storage and retrieval system for Lecture Capture, live streaming, Simultaneous translation systems, Wired and wireless connectivity infrastructure, Outside Broadcast infrastructure, LED based performance lighting system, Motorised rigging and drapes.
Innovation is providing consultancy for a variety of specialist systems for this 5 Star hotel property to be located in Al Jadaf, Dubai. Systems include Audio Visual, Rigging and A/V/Lighting Infrastructure system for divisible Ballroom, Audio Visual Systems for multiple meeting rooms and conference facilities, video conferencing, Property wide Background Music system. Digital Signage, guest room entertainment systems with Media Panels, bathroom speakers, multi-room audio and waterproof TV’s in Bathroom suites etc..
Hilton Double Tree, Dubai
Pre-contract Consultancy services are being provided for this under construction property in Dubai. Systems include Audio Visual, and A/V/Lighting Infrastructure system for Ballroom, Audio Visual Systems for multiple meeting rooms and conference facilities. Property wide Background Music system. Digital Signage, guest room entertainment systems with Media Panels, bathroom speakers etc..
Cranleigh School (TDIC), Abu Dhabi, UAE
Innovation have provided complete design and consultancy services for the 650 seat auditorium and 200 seat recital hall for the UAE’s first boarding school. Systems provided for the main auditorium include sound reinforcement system with digital audio mixer, large format front projection system with high definition signals supported throughout the design, stage lighting system with centralised dimming and patching to support both the main auditorium and the recital hall, show relay and paging system to back of house areas, Manual and semi automated over stage rigging system in the main auditorium. Systems for the recital hall include sound reinforcement, AV infrastructure cabling, LED stage lighting supported by centralised dimming infrastructure for conventional fixtures, and technical grid. Portable systems designed to work with both spaces and to integrate with systems provided for the drama classrooms.
Innovation are currently engaged to design Audio Visual systems for this International organisation for their new facility in Dubai, UAE. Systems shall include interactive exhibits for an Innovation centre, state of the art Audio Visual facilities in a number of meeting room spaces, video conferencing, Digital Signage and Background Music
Fairmont Hotel, Business Gate, Riyadh
Specialist Systems for 5 Star hotel property being constructed as part of the Business gate development in Riyadh. Consultancy and design services are being provided for Audio Visual and Stage Rigging, Lighting Infrastructure for extensive Function Hall/Ballrooms and Wedding Halls, Audio Visual Systems for multiple meeting rooms and conference facilities, video conferencing, Property wide Background Music system with paging and automated call to prayer, Digital Signage, IPTV Systems and dish farm, and guest room entertainment systems with Media Panels, bathroom speakers etc.,. Outside Broadcast Infrastructure Cabling Systems. The project is current.
Fraser Suites, Dubai (x 3)
Innovation have provided consultancy services for several Fraser suites projects currently under construction in the UAE. Comprehensive AV systems have been designed for conference/Meeting facilities, Background Music for Public areas, Spa and F&B Outlets, Digital Signage throughout property and Suite entertainment systems.
Abraaj Group Headquarters, Dubai
Audio Visual, IT and Security systems are being provided for this leading UAE based institution for their new Headquarters arranged over several floors in DIFC. A/V Systems include highly interactive large format display systems with integrated video conferencing, wireless connectivity and touch panel control systems with integration to HVAC, lighting and Blinds, presentation facilities for 100+ seat auditorium with speech reinforcement system, dual front projection systems, audio conferencing and touch panel control. IT system design includes structured cabling system, IPTV system, Wireless Networks, PABX with iPhone soft client and Digital signage. Security systems include CCTV and fully programmable Access Control system based on Biometrics and DIFC proximity cards
Hyatt Park Inn, Dubai
Audio Visual systems have been designed for multiple meetings rooms, Digital Signage throughout property and Background Music to public areas of the hotel.
Meridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai
Consultancy services for the refit of this popular beach hotel in Dubai. Systems include background music systems for public areas and food and beverage outlets, Guest Room Entertainment Systems with media panels, bathroom speakers etc., RFID contactless Guest room door locking systems with interface to PMS. Services include design, specification and supervision of appointed contractor.
Innovation are provide design and consultancy services for Audio Visual system for Ballroom/Wedding Hall and related facilities, Meeting Rooms and Boardroom, and Background Music throughout the property. An A/V cabling Infrastructure and Event Lighting infrastructure is also being designed for the Wedding Hall to support external production companies for large scale productions. Project is current.
Forum El D’Jazair, Algeria
Consultancy services for Audio Visual, Background Music, Digital Signage, Meeting Rooms Signage, Guest Room Entertainment Systems, IPTV Systems, Simultaneous Translation Systems, Theatrical Lighting Infrastructure and Rigging. The property is a 300 Key, 5 star, Business orientated hotel on the outskirts of Algiers and the project is under construction.
Rotana Hotel, Damascus
Consultancy for Hotel systems including background music systems for public areas and food and beverage outlets, nightclub, Audio Visual Facilities for Meeting Rooms and Ballroom, theatrical lighting infrastructure for Ballrooms. Digital Signage Systems for public areas, IPTV System for public areas.
Sofitel Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai
Specification of Hotel systems including background music systems for public areas and food and beverage outlets, Audio Visual Facilities for Meeting Rooms and Ballrooms and theatrical lighting infrastructure for Ballroom. Digital Signage in public area and pre-function spaces.
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Hotel: Design Team Leader – Large Scale Background Music systems for public areas, food and beverage outlets, health club and spa, swimming pool areas, water park, shopping mall, Audio Visual Systems for meeting rooms and board rooms, Digital Signage Solutions, Nightclub Systems for Kids/Teen Club, Interactive AV Systems for education and entertainment areas and Large scale High Definition IPTV solution with over 1700 TV points.
Dolphin Experience: Design and Build of Audio Visual Solutions for Interactive exhibits, Multiple displays with synchronised video across multiple screens. Sound reinforcement.
Lost Chambers: Audio Visual System design for nautically themed multi room visitor attraction at the hotels aquarium. Multi channel audio and sound effects in various areas, Rear projection system located behind aquarium, show control and radio frequency based 11 zone tour guide system
The Sanctuary Nightclub, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Consultancy and system design for large scale high performance audio system for this leading nightclub. Sound Reinforcement Systems comprises 3 areas with 3 DJ’s any one of which can play in any other area or combination of areas. Multi zone audio comprising Main Dancefloor, VIP Dancefloor, Chill out Lounge, VIP rooms and Shisha Terrace. Touch panel control for management for room set up and level/zone control. Winner of the award for Best Entertainment Venue in the Middle East at the PALME awards 2010.
United Arab Bank, Sharjah
This project includes design for AV systems including Video conferencing, Digital Signage, IPTV and Background Music for a variety of areas within UAB’s new headquarters in Sharjah. Areas include Boardroom, Divisible conference spaces, Auditorium, multiple Meeting Rooms, Consultation Room and local bank branch. The boardroom has been provided with an extremely advanced AV System that incorporates 21 number motorised pop up monitors, a motorised microphone system for voice capture for video conferencing, meeting recording and speech reinforcement, an audio and video recording and archiving system, wireless connectivity to large format display from multiple laptops, iPads and smart phones using secure 128 bit encryption, and multisite, multi camera video conferencing system supporting IP and ISDN connectivity.
Consultancy has also been provided for the design of the large format LED ticker display located in the bank’s reception area, to show stock indices, currency movements etc. Meeting rooms have been provided with digital signage connected with Microsoft outlook for simple room booking and easy identification of the booking schedule and whether a room is occupied or not.
All large meeting rooms are provided with integrated control operating over Apple iPad touch panels located in wall docking stations.
An enterprise wide video conferencing system has been installed allowing the bank to communicate with other branches and international corresponding banks, as well as allowing staff to join in via desk based video phones, smart phones etc.,
Kempinski Hotel, Dubai
Design and build solution provided for audio visual systems for 15 x Meeting rooms, Video-conferencing, Hotel-wide background music systems for public areas including Health Club/Spa, Pool deck and food and beverage outlets, Digital Signage systems and interactive televisions systems in guest rooms.
Shangri La Hotel, Dubai
Consultancy for Hotel systems including background music systems for public areas and food and beverage outlets, Audio Visual Facilities for Meeting Rooms and 2 x Ballrooms and theatrical lighting infrastructure for Ballrooms
Commercial Bank of Dubai – Branches
Innovation have been retained by CBD over a number of years to provide Audio Visual design and consultancy services for the rollout of new branches throughout the United Arab Emirates. Systems include digital signage connected to ticketing/queuing data, Digital signage for currency and exchange information, background music systems to public and waiting areas, large format video walls with iPad mirroring for display of infomercials and General Marketing information, and linear and circular LED text signage,
Messilah Beach Hotel, Kuwait
Consultancy for this landmark project included all audio visual facilities for multi zone ballrooms, meeting rooms and Wedding hall, Theatrical lighting system for wedding hall, Background music system or all public areas and food and beverage outlets, Room Control systems and interactive television for guestrooms, and hotel-wide CCTV systems and access control
One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
Design and build for all audio visual systems and site wide background music system for the first Royal Mirage Hotel in Dubai. A/V Systems designed for meeting and conference spaces and boardroom, Cabling infrastructure for ballroom including for theatrical lighting, Background Music for all public spaces including restaurant and Bars, outdoor areas, swimming pool and health club and spa.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel Conference Centre
Consultancy and Design/Build solution for audio visual and specialist lighting systems for the refit of the Convention Centres Ballroom, Meeting Rooms and auditorium. Systems include high performance projection systems, touchscreen control, DMX and lighting infrastructure, permanent motor system with remote control for trussing, Line array sound reinforcement system, CAT 6 infrastructure with dedicated AV transmitters and receivers, and intelligent lighting systems.
Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai
Consultancy for audio visual design and background music system throughout property. Audio Visual System design for meeting rooms and ballroom, Background Music system for food and beverage outlets, swimming pool deck, health club and public areas.
Dubai International Convention Centre
Commissioned by the specialist contractor under the instruction of the consultants, a design build solution was provided around a performance specification generated by Sandy Brown Associates for the Main Purpose Hall within the Dubai Convention Centre. The design and installation encompassed Production Sound Reinforcement, Digital Signal Processing, Portable Production Sound, Video Capture/Distribution/Production and high performance projection systems, Communication Systems, Recording, Outside broadcast capability, Technical & Independent Power Distribution and Production Lighting & Dimming in the main Sheikh Zayed Auditorium. The design also provides an extensive audio, video and lighting infrastructure and patching system to accommodate a huge variety of stage and seating scenarios. In addition, a CAT 6 distributed network for distributing audio and video signals from the main Sheikh Rashid Auditorium area to 24 meeting rooms via specialist receivers and transmitters was also installed allowing a wide variety of signals to be economically distributed as required.
As a result the facility is capable of hosting events that include Conferences, Exhibitions, Concerts, Plays, Operatic Performances, Weddings, Film and Television Productions and Indoor Sporting Events. The facility hosted the 2003 IMF conference accommodating more than 5000 delegates, and the facilities were described by the IMF technical committee as the best ever experienced.
American School, Dubai
Consultancy services including all design and co-ordination of specialist systems, tender assessment and supervision of appointed contractor for 650 seat main theatre and 250 seat Blackbox theatre. Main Theatre comprises 650 seat auditorium equipped with 31 line double-purchase counterweighted flying system, speech and sound reinforcement systems, Large format data/video projection system, Control systems, Show relay, paging and communications system, Theatrical Lighting, dimming and control, Theatre Drapes and Theatre seating
The Palladium, Dubai
Design consultancy services were provided for this major venue located in Dubais’ Media City. This multi purpose venue is capable of all productions from drama to exhibitions and has a capacity of 7,000 standing and 3, 500 seated. Full design services were provided for the following systems: Audio and Video infrastructure systems comprising traditional cabling networks supported by CAT 6 and fibre networks, Theatrical Lighting, DMX and Dimming infrastructure. Stage Machinery including 33 set counterweighted Flying system, Stage curtains and drapes, Broadcast infrastructure system for multiple cameras with patch room and outside broadcast truck dock,. Multi zone Background Music to Front of house areas and show relay and paging to back of house areas, Audio Visual systems for meeting rooms.
Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre
Dubai’s first purpose built drama theatre was specified and includes sound reinforcement systems, Theatrical lighting and dimming systems, Large format Projection, Stage Management and Cueing systems, Broadcast infrastructure, and communications systems. Background music and paging systems were also specified for public areas such as foyers as well as a show relay system to back of house areas. In addition to the main theatre a blackbox theatre provides a flexible AV and lighting infrastructure for a venue which can hold around 250 people.
The Main Theatre is equipped with a double purchase counterweighted Flying system with full size wall frame and partially installed flys for future expansion.
The Sevens, Dubai
Design and build for Comprehensive infrastructure system to Emirates 7’s stadium comprising audio, video and data to support broadcast, projection and sound reinforcement for major sporting events. Background Music system for Clubhouse with multi screen presentation, Audio Visual facilities for function room. SMATV system over a fibre network with remote dish farm. The Emirates 7’s stadium is the largest temporary stadium in the world: The facilities are used to host a variety of sporting events most notably the Emirates 7’s Ruby tournament and in March 2009 was the venue for the Rugby 7’s World Cup. The infrastructure supported visiting broadcasters and production/rental companies and facilitated fast and efficient set up for these events.