Actis-Codian Bring Asaram's Discourses Worldwide

by Neelu Lekhi    Feb 21, 2007

Followers of Asaram Bapu can now watch him reciting the Bhagwad Geeta from the confines of their respective ashrams. Asaram Bapu’s discourses would be accessible through video conferencing.

Actis Technologies Pvt Ltd, an audio visual and environment control solutions provider in India and Codian, a manufacturer of video conferencing infrastructure products, have formed an alliance to bring Codian’s video conferencing infrastructure, together with its HD MCU 4500 Series to India.

Actis-Codian, who has connected Asaram Bapu ashrams across the globe, will enable the ashram’s disciples to have live access to his sermons at any one of his ashrams.

Abhimanyu Gupta, Director, Actis Technologies Pvt. Ltd., said, “We provide customized Video conferencing solutions suited for each one of our customers’ applications. Our customers range from the IT, ITES, Education, Consulting, Medicine, Telecom segments, and so on. Asaram Bapu’s ashrams will be one of our first implementations under the partnership.”

The Codian MCU 4500 Series brings full-motion high definition (HD) Continuous Presence conferencing to users with a mix of standard definition and high definition endpoints.

With this partnership, Actis will provide its customers with Codian technologies, along with full product and after sales support to the consumer.

The main feature of the partnership will be Codian’s High Definition Multimedia Conferencing Bridges, which deliver visual clarity with the ability to communicate across any mix of endpoint devices.

Codian products include multipoint control units, videoconference recorders, streaming servers and ISDN video gateways. The solutions are ideal for business meetings, telemedicine, distance learning and corporate training.

“Bringing Codian’s infrastructure products to India is a step towards providing the corporate with a cost effective, easier and convenient mode of communication, ” avers Gupta.

Codian has a presence in India since the last six months. Gagan Varma, Country Manager for Codian India, said, “We have already implemented solutions for about 15 customers in India, during this period.”