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Rapture Innovation Labs Takes Home Top Honors at IESA Vision Summit and Awards 2024

Rapture Innovation Labs Pvt. Ltd., a trailblazing audio technology startup, is happy to announce the addition of yet another feather in its cap – the IESA Technovation Awards 2024 for the Best Startup: Product Innovation for the year 2024 along with Innovation in Manufacturing conferred to them at the recently concluded IESA Vision Summit 2024.


Rapture won the award for its groundbreaking headphones, Sonic Lamb, launched recently.


Rapture Innovation Labs’ Sonic Lamb Headphones, featuring the world’s first and patented Hybrid Driver Acoustics that allows users to feel the music through bone and skin conduction stands tall on innovation, quality and excellence.

The “IESA Technovation Awards” is the most prestigious awards of the ESDM industry. Each year IESA Technovation awards recognizes and honours most innovative and impactful individuals and organizations for their contributions to India’s Electronics Design and Manufacturing industry and ecosystem. This ecosystem is growing significantly in the areas of Semiconductor & Fabless Products, Electronics Products, Manufacturing and Design Services. Technovation industry awards this year recognizes the contributions in the above areas from Large Enterprises, MSME companies and Start-ups.


Co-founded by Navajith Karkera and Jagath Biddappa, Rapture Innovation Labs has redefined the boundaries of audio technology and gained widespread acclaim for its groundbreaking product in the audio industry.


The Sonic Lamb Headphones features the world’s first and patented Hybrid Driver Acoustics that allows users to feel the music through bone and skin conduction. It’s designed, engineered, and proudly made in India for the world shipping to over 50 countries embodies the company’s commitment to innovation and represent India on the global stage for innovation, quality and excellence in audio


Mr Navajith Karkera, Co-Founder and CEO of Rapture Innovation Labs, said, “We are honoured to have been conferred with the Technovation Award. This recognition affirms our dedication towards design, engineering and manufacturing premium hardware products in India for the World. We are proud to contribute to India’s electronics design and manufacturing sector and showcase our world-class audio products on a global stage.”


Rapture Innovation Labs continues to invest in research to work towards creating more pathbreaking products in the audio category. The enthusiastic acceptance of Sonic Lamb Headphones, the first milestone in the company’s journey, has fuelled its efforts to create products that set new benchmarks in excellence.


About Rapture Innovation Labs Pvt Ltd.

Rapture Innovation Labs Pvt Ltd is a pioneering audio tech startup supported by leading startup enablers like Deshpande Startups, T-Hub, SINE – IIT Bombay, TiE, NDBI – NID Ahmedabad along with Dept of Science and Technology and Government of Karnataka. Dedicated to revolutionizing the way people experience sound, the company focuses on innovation, research, and design to create groundbreaking audio products. Sonic Lamb Headphones are the company’s flagship product, setting new standards in headphone audio experience with their patented technology. Rapture is one among seven start-ups globally and the only one outside of Europe to be selected SoundTech accelerator program by Sound Hub Denmark which is a sound focused technology innovation centre located at Struer Denmark co-founded by Bang & Olufsen, Harman Lifestyle, Aalborg University, Danish Sound Cluster and Struer Municipality with a focus to help selected companies with developing, testing and refining their technology, product as well as business.