Home Systems Connection Announces New Custom Data Delivery Partner

Home Systems Connection, Inc. today announced the addition of Horizon Software to its Custom Data Delivery Service. As a Custom Data Delivery Partner, Horizon Software will be able to distribute HSC data for use in its Custom Proposal System.

Home Systems Connection Announces New Custom Data Delivery Partner


Media, Pa, September 2, 2003. Home Systems Connection, Inc. today announced the addition of Horizon Software to its Custom Data Delivery Service. As a Custom Data Delivery Partner, Horizon Software will be able to distribute data from the Home Systems Connection database for use in its Custom Proposal System. Horizon Software will also be exposing a direct link from the Custom Proposal System to the Home Systems Connection online product database giving its users seamless access to extended product information from their desktop proposal application.

"Our relationship with Horizon Software represents significant progress in achieving our goal of creating a universal data model which will serve as the basis of multi -platform software solutions", says Home Systems Connection President Peter Cosenza. Consumer Electronics product data is made available via the Home Systems Connection website, customized online portals and through Custom Data Delivery Services for use in 3rd party desktop and networked system design/proposal applications. Current Data Delivery partner companies include Horizon Software - Custom Proposal System, Monolith Media - CustomConnectware and a/v/a tech, a D -Tools Certified Partner.

With its ability to collect, collate and deliver data across platform boundaries, Home Systems Connection can facilitate the creation and deployment of enterprise technology solutions for the design, sales and installation of products in residential electronic systems. In addition to its Custom Data Delivery, Home Systems Connection has created Web Portals for the AVAD network of product distributors and Convergence Marketing, a manufacturer's representative organization in the Mid -Atlantic region. Home Systems Connection Managing Director Jeff Kussard states - "We are very encouraged that leaders in our industry recognize the importance of universal and readily available product information data as the 'fuel' that runs all aspects of the custom install business and will provide the catalyst for truly integrated business systems for our industry. We are also happy that the industry will - through partnerships with companies like Horizon Software - clearly see that HSC formatted data is the 'premium fuel' of choice."


Building upon core information from over 150 product vendors, Home Systems Connection is soliciting product vendors to subscribe to its Premium Data Service, which adds rich data content to the basic data currently made available to the custom install community as a no charge service to participating product vendors. Interested manufacturers can contact HSC by e -mail at info@HomeSystemsConnection.com. Current Premium Vendor Sponsors include OnQ Technologies, Philips, Polk Audio, RTI, Sharp and Sharpvision.

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BACKGROUND

Home Systems Connection was created by Consumer Electronics Custom Installation professionals to develop a universally applicable product information data format to support sales and homes systems implementation of Consumer Electronics and related products. Conceptual and technical resources benefit from the on -going collaboration of industry veterans Peter Cosenza and Jeff Kussard.

More information can be found at the following websites:
Home Systems Connection - www.HomeSystemsConnection.com.
Horizon Software - www.horizon -software.com
a/v/a tech - www.ava -tech.com.
Convergence Marketing - http://www.convergencemarketing.com
AVAD - www.avad.com.

To contact Home Systems Connection:
E -mail Peter Cosenza at Peter@HomeSystemsConnection.com

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