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Brief Profile of Blaze Automation

Sridhar Ponugupati

Chief Executive Officer

Presentation agenda
Presentation Agenda

Brief Introduction to Blaze :

> History and People

> Product Profile and Life Cycle of Products

> Projects, Partners and Clientele


  • Founded in 2006 – in a Research lab in IIITH, IET

  • Registered under ROC as a Private Limited Company in 2007

> Embedded systems based company

> Initial concentration : Design of integrating units with various

standard security and automation equipment.

Grown-up : Comprehensive Security and Automation Manufacturer

> Experience: First security project with RBI Printing press of Mysore.

> Success story: Fullerton credit company security Alarm system –

900 units integrated to a single call centre.

> Associated with Microsoft Innovation Centre, Technology

Development Centre, Labs at IIITH etc..


NagarjunaValluripalli– Managing Director

Nagarjuna served as the Founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Intelligroup, Inc .

Throughout the years, Nagarjun has received various awards such as:

*NJ Fast 50 awards in the years 1995,1996,1997

*NJ Fast 500 award in 1999, NJ Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist in the years 1995,1996,1997, NJ Ernst and young Entrepreneur of the Year Winner in 2001.

*Var Business 500 Awards in 2000,2001,2002, Young Presidents’ Organization, Inc. In 2003,Recipient of Ronald Reagan Technology Award from the World Business Forum for 2004.

Responsible for Industry out reach, Active member of Ideation team of Blaze and expert in product conceptualization.


Founder of NGO: “Light Up The World (LUTW)” (1997) LUTW has facilitated affordable Solid State Lighting systems in 53 countries.

Founder: “Visionary Lighting & Energy India Pvt. Ltd. (VLE)”

Professor Emeritus University of Calgary: Projects with Univ. of Calgary & Mount Royal University (Canada), and BVRIT (Hyderabad).

Awards: Two dozen including - Rolex Laureate 2002, Tech Museum Laureate 2002, Saatchi and Saatchi Laureate 2003, Meritorious Service Medal (MSM), Gov. of Canada (2005), Honorary Doctorate, Aberdeen University, Scotland (2006), K. Y. Lo Medal of the Engineering Institute of Canada (2008).

Expert in Power Electronics, Solar Photovoltaic Systems and LED Lighting Systems designing

Dr. Dave Irvine Halliday – Director


SaradaAkkineni – Director

Sarada brings over 10 years of management experience from flagship telecom companies. Her experience spans a range of technologies including Broadband Networking, Asynchronous Transfer Mode Switches, High speed Routers and VoIP systems.

During her career she has held management positions at Lucent Technologies and Net2Phone and started her career as a software engineer at Cisco Systems and interned as a network engineer at Bell Labs.

SaradaAkkineni is currently responsible for managing hardware engineering, software design and development of Blaze's Home Automation Division.


Founder Member of Blaze Automation, IET and Member BVRIT – Innovation Centre (now Microsoft Innovation Centre), ATL (Assistive Technology Laboratory), TDC (Technology Development Centre).

Worked with Microsoft and IIITH on Digital Inclusion project for design of Telemedicine equipment, Experience includes: Audio & Video automation, Solid State Lighting system design using Renewable energies, Battery Management etc.

Awards: IEEE’s Innovative circuit designer award, Faraday Award from IEEE for Solid state Lighting, Top 20 Programmers in world by Microsoft in 2005 through WESC-2005.

Sridhar is currently responsible for Business Development , Ideation , and Industry out reach for Production and other strategic partnerships.

Job profile also includes, managing hardware engineering, software design and development teams at Blaze.

Sridhar Ponugupati – Chief Executive Officer

Product profile
Product Profile

4 Broad Categories

  • Home/ Building / Office Automation

  • Security and Surveillance

  • RFID Technology

  • Solar LED Lighting Systems

    Embedded Systems Engg. Services

7 Stage Life Cycle

1. Ideation

2. Architecture / Design and Documentation

7. Marketing

and Sales

3. Testing and Quality Control

6. Production

4. Standardization

5. Enclosure designing

4StageimplementationStrategy for each Task

Product profile automation
Product Profile – Automation

  • Automation:

    Home, Building and Office Automation

    > Occupancy based Lighting and Daylight harvesting

    > Lighting and Air-conditioning system control

    > Appliance Control

    > Smart Metering – Energy and Water consumption

    > Distributed Audio and Video

    > Home Theatre Automation

    > Fingerprint Access control and Security Alarm integration

    > Irrigation control, Swimming Pool Automation, Gate control ..


Home Automation

Smart Home Packages

Multi-zone Audio

Distributed Video

Home Theatre system

Touch Switch boards

Automated Gates

Home Security and VDP

CCTV surveillance

Controls :

Lighting – Mood & Scenario

Fans – Speed and On/OFF

Air-conditioning Systems

Security Alarm System


Multi- Zone Audio

Distributed Video

Drapes / Curtains

Energy Mgt – Sensor lighting

Appliance Control

Telephony Systems


Energy Efficient Generator mgt

intelli Solar Power Harnessing

Multi Zone audio System

8 Zone System

Selection of song and zone

12 quick time Equalizers

Up-to 4 Effects

Real Time switching b/w zones

Repeat and Shuffle

Multi – level Search

Total Home Control

Intuitive User Interface

One page user Manual

Fail safe Architecture

Redundant Architecture

Control from anywhere

Multiple clients enabled

Co-exists with Manual system

Active BLAZE Applications in APPLE Store


Multi Room Audio controller ( 4 / 8 / 12 Zones)


Remote control Application

Advanced Home Automation Application


Blu-Ray Remote control APP


Preprocessor and Power Amplifier controller


Home Theatre control system

Home Theatre control system


Automation application areas in various other segments
Automation -Application Areas in various other segments

Office Automation

Building Automation

HVAC Control

Conference Room solutions

Occupancy based Lighting and Daylight Harvesting

A/V Distribution

Asset tracking

Distributed A/V solutions

Access Control, Time and Attendance

Utility metering and Management

Industry specific process Automation

Asset Tracking using RFID

Energy management

Access control and security

Work force monitoring

Structured cabling

Energy auditing and renewable incorporation

Parking Management

Integrated Township Management System

– Combination of Home Automation building blocks

  • Parking

  • Moving In/Out

  • RFID

  • GPS based Systems

  • Information

  • Services

  • Users

  • Video Streaming of selected zones viz., Car Parking

  • Child Tracking

Integrated Township Management System

  • Maintenance

  • Requests

  • Issue Tracking

  • Administration

  • Video Door Phone

  • Biometric Access

  • Remote Controlled Switches

  • Touch Screens

  • Protocols

  • Yoga & Meditation hall

  • Gym

  • Spa with Jacuzzi

  • Billiards / Pool

  • Skating Rink

  • Swimming pool

  • Amphi-theatre

  • Star Hotel..

  • Office Spaces

  • School

  • Hospital

  • Shopping Mall

  • Food Court

  • Service Apartments

  • Multiplex

Confidential | BLAZE,

Home Automation

User Interface Design Capabilities

Windows Desktop / Tablet

Windows 7 mobile devices

Apple IPhone, ITouch, IPAD etc..

Android Mobiles and Tablet devices

Home Automation


Home Automation Server – 1 (Basic server with wired connectivity through RS 232/ 485 interface / Zigbee connectivity / Wi-Fi Built-in / )

Devices to be used with:

a. Switch boards and RS 485 I/O module

b. Dimmer module

c. Analog input module

d. PLC’s

e. AC controls, External relays control, pool controls etc…

Home Automation Server – 2 ( With Built in Multi zone 4 / 8 channel Audio connectivity , Multi-zone Video Distribution system, RS 485 / 232 / Zigbee / Wi-Fi Built-in / )

Devices to be used with:

a. Power Amplifier and Audio Server with processing unit.

b. RS 485 I/O module

c. Dimmer Module

d. PLC’s

e. AC controls, External relays control etc…

Home Automation


  • Multi zone Video Distribution System – For Home Theatre system and Multi zone Video distribution of the Repository + through external readers / Players + Memory devices + Wi-Fi.

    Devices to be used with:

    a. Projector control

    b. Power Amplifier control

    c. Video Source control

    d. Drapes control through a single system

    e. Lighting control in the Home theatre area

  • Home theatre System with Wi-Fi control for IPAD / ANDROID phone / Windows Mobile control.

  • I/O board for control of the following:

    Lighting, Fans, Dimming, Motion sensor i/p’s , switch i/p’sMotors,Drapes, Pools, electrical equipment etc..

  • Switch boards with fan speed controlling.

    7. Switches with just ON / OFF type controlling, Dimming, Fan speed control


Occupancy Based Lighting Systems

Provide light when and where it is required – an egress path for late night workers eliminates unnecessary energy usage after hours.


Occupancy Based Lighting – Sensors

Energy Savings

Private office 13–50%

Conference room 22–65%

Classroom 40–46%

Restrooms 30–90%

Corridors 30–80%

Store areas (including warehouses) 45–80%


Occupancy Based Lighting

– Day light Harvesting


1. Sensors (PIR, Ultrasonic, Dual Tech, Microwave)

2. Controllers, Dimmers etc..

Automation monitoring

  • Touch based Switch Boards and Sockets product suite

Product profile security
Product Profile – Security monitoring

  • Security and Surveillance :

    > Security alarm System and Sensors

    > Security Call centre software for monitored security systems.

    > Smoke and Fire Alarm Systems

    > Video Door Phone System

    > CCTV systems (Integration with Third party Hardware)

    > Solar Power Fencing System with CMS integration

Security alarm systems
Security Alarm Systems monitoring

13 Versions with PSTN, GSM/GPRS, Wi-Fi , TCP/IP , RS232 , Rs485 , Zigbee connectivity


Security Call Centre Infrastructure – 10K systems


  • 100% Wireless Configuration

  • Installation by DIY (Do It Yourself)

  • Convenient Operation by Remote Control

  • Easy to Upgrade / Easy to Relocate

  • No Component Loss Danger

  • Phone Line Cut Alarm

  • No Component Loss Danger

  • Auto Dialing and High – fidelity Voice Message Playback on intrusion

  • and many more……

Security alarm systems1
Security Alarm Systems monitoring

Remote Site monitoring through Telephone

ARM/ DISARM control through Remote Key fob

High Fidelity Voice playback at the time of


Built In Self Test and

Watch Dog Timer enabled

Remote PSTN Telephone or Mobile based Control

100% Do It Yourself configuration and Installation

Wide Range of Hooter Selection for Various application areas

Multi User Control Enabled

PANIC and MEDICAL Emergency enabled

Security alarm systems2
Security Alarm Systems monitoring

Remote Site monitoring through Telephone

ARM/ DISARM control through Remote Key fob

High Fidelity Voice playback at the time of


Built In Self Test and

Watch Dog Timer enabled

Remote PSTN Telephone or Mobile based Control

100% Do It Yourself configuration and Installation

Wide Range of Hooter Selection for Various application areas

Multi User Control Enabled

PANIC and MEDICAL Emergency enabled

Security alarm systems3
Security Alarm Systems monitoring

100% Do It Yourself configuration and Installation

ARM/ DISARM control through Remote Key fob

High Loudness Built In Hooter

Standalone – Low Power Consuming – Affordable

Security alarm system accessories
Security Alarm System monitoring - Accessories

Wireless Vibration and

Wireless Glass Break Detectors

Wireless Shutter open Sensors

Wireless PIR Motion Detector

Wireless PIR Curtain Sensors

Wireless high Loudness Siren module

Wireless Smoke and Gas Leak Detector

Also we are providing Wireless Heat Detectors, Gas Cut Off Valves, IR beam sensors and Pet Immune PIR sensors etc…

Application areas

Security Alarm Systems monitoring

Application Areas

Large Scale Customers: Crestron, Clipsal, AMX, Honeywell, GE Security, Control 4, Z-Wave and many more existing players.

  • Individual Homes as well as Apartments

  • Gated Communities

  • Small, Medium and Large Retail Stores

  • Mints, Banks, Government Agencies and ATM centers

  • Restaurants, Hotels etc..

  • Schools[Examination Cell], Colleges etc..

  • Temples and Endowment

  • PCO’s , Internet Centers and Bakers/ Food courts

  • Petrol Bunks, Large Storage spaces, Jewelers Stores etc…

Product profile details rfid technology
Product Profile – Details (RFID Technology) Mysore

  • RFID

    > Labels of Different Configurations for various Applications

    > Application software for Handheld and Fixed readers of

    Motorola and other makes.

    > Solutions for inventory management and other track and Trace


Material Handling

Packing ,Tagging and Storage

Dispatch management

Warehouse Management

Verification and Sample Testing

RFID Application Mysore

(APHMHIDC drug stores)

RFID Application Mysore

(APHMHIDC drug stores)

RFID Application Mysore

(APHMHIDC drug stores)

RFID Inlay

RFID Inlay converted to Label

Fixed Tag reader Setup

Real time patient tracking rfid application
Real Time Patient Tracking - RFID Application Mysore



Product profile solar and led lighting in partnership with vleindia
Product Profile – Solar and LED Lighting Mysorein Partnership with VLEINDIA

Awards ( VLE Founder ) Mysore

Finalist IET Innovation Awards, London, UK (24Nov2010)

Engineering Institute of Canada, K.Y. Lo Medal (1Mar2008)‏

Honorary Doctorate, Aberdeen University, Scotland (4July 2006)‏

Centennial Medal Award, Alberta Government (23Dec2005)‏

TIME Canada Heroes (20June2005)‏

Meritorious Service Medal (MSM), Canadian Government (30May2005)‏

YMCA Calgary Peace Medal Award (26Nov2004)‏

Alberta Science & Technology Award(15Oct2004)‏

Reader’s Digest Canadian Hero of the Year Award (14June2004)‏

Alberta Emerald Award (9June2004)‏

Saatchi and Saatchi Award Laureate 2003

Tech Museum Award Laureate 2002

Rolex Award Laureate 2002

University of Calgary President’s Internationalization Achievement Award 2002

IEEE Third Millennium Medal for Outstanding Contributions 2000

APEGGA Summit Award for Contributions to Society 2000

Manufacturing Partners: Mysore

Amararaja Group ( India ), TIM Industries (HONG KONG)

LED Suppliers :

Nichia (JAPAN), Cree (USA), Edison (TAIWAN)

How Mysore

LED Lamp

Works ?


High Efficiency Drivers

Best Quality LED’s

Advanced Solar Charge controllers

Appropriate Heat sink & Optics

Blaze vle
BLAZE - VLE Mysore

  • BLAZE - VLE Technically Collaborated in 2008.

  • BLAZE - VLE is instrumental in evolution of commercial product line of VLE.

  • Inclusion of Advanced Technologies into Solar Lighting : Sensors , Wireless controls, Security, Surveillance for Safety and Energy Saving.

  • Blaze : Security, Automation, CCTV Surveillance (RBI, Eamcet and Engg), Green Homes, Audio and Video Distribution, Apple Applications, RFID, GPS Tracking and vehicle immobilizers etc..

Capabilities of blaze vle with few projects
Capabilities of BLAZE - VLE with few Projects Mysore

  • Lighting Automation System – Real Time Energy Consumption monitoring

Awarded India’s First Platinum Green Home in Sep 2010 by IGBC

Capabilities Mysore

Adaptive Occupancy based Lighting solutions – With Largest range of sensors

Provide light when and where it is required – an egress path for late night workers eliminates unnecessary energy usage after hours.

Capabilities Mysore

LED Lighting at Novotel, Hyderabad – Excess Club and Longue : 2010

Product line of blaze vle present
Product Line of BLAZE - VLE Present Mysore

  • Solar Home Lighting Systems ( FLS1 and FLS(MNRE) – Patented Product )

  • Solar LED Lantern ( innovative design – Patent pending Technology )

  • Solar Street Lighting System with LED Luminaries

  • Residential and Commercial LED Lighting products with Solar as Source of Power

  • Solar Water Pumping Systems

Solar LED Street Lighting System Mysore

Range Available from 20 Watt to 150 Watt

Can be customized to Existing Poles

A Combination of Solar and Wind is latest trend

Commercial LED Lighting System Mysore

Ceiling Mount spot Lamps

LED Down Lighter for CFL replacement

Retrofit LED

Lamps ( 3 – 10 W)

T5 Tube replacement with LED

Available in : 30, 60, 120, 150 cms with various LED power o/p options

Product line of vle future
Product Line of VLE - Future Mysore

  • Freedom UVLED Water Purification (FUWP)

  • Freedom Micro-Inverter (FMI)

  • Freedom Medical & Emergency Lighting Kit (FMEL) [Under development]

  • Freedom Linear Room Light (FLRL) [Tuneable - Under development]

  • Freedom Networked Street Lighting (FNSL) [Under development]

  • Freedom Torch (FT) [Under development]

  • Freedom Pico Wind Generator (FPWG) [Under development]

  • Freedom Pico Hydro Generator (FPHG) [Under development]

  • Freedom Pedal Generator (FPG) [Under development]

  • Freedom Thermo-Electric Generator (FTEG) [Under development]

  • Freedom Pico Projector (FPP) [Under development]

  • Freedom Air-Electric Generator (FAEG)

  • Freedom ‘Kick Start’ Generator (FKSG)?

VLE’s MNRE WLED Home Lighting System Mysore

3watt Lamp

– CREE Q5, 250 Lm net o/p

CCU with Equalizer and low operation current in times of idle

Other embedded systems designed so far
Other Embedded Systems designed so far … Mysore

  • Embedded Systems and other Product Design Experience

    > Solar based LED Lighting (Charge Controllers, LED drivers for various

    Luminaries, LED Flash Lights / Torch)

    > Vehicle Immobilizers

    > GPS vehicle and Assert Tracking systems

    > Metering (Energy, Water, fuel consumption) interfaces to Cloud

    > LED display boards

    > Advanced Street Lighting Management system

    > Zigbee based Energy meters, Wireless Sensor Networks for monitoring and


    > Asset Monitoring and control through Cloud

    > Micro Hydro Power Plant Automation (MSME funded project)

Cell Phone Tower Monitoring System in Cloud Mysore

Aims of this System:

Power Supply monitoring (UPS (Battery), Generator Fuel consumption and Mains failure)

Alarm Monitoring and Reporting

Power Usage in Shared sources

Data Logging for vital Parameters and Alarms

CCTV Surveillance and Imaging of abnormalities

Access control for Authorized persons

Cell Phone Tower Monitoring System – Google Map’s Mysore


BegumpetAirtel Tower

Mains Failure @ 12:30 on feb 24

Battery 10 voltage : 11.5 Volts

Generator Fuel mismatch

Clientele Mysore