Altima Breaks into Audio/Video Market with NetZoomAV Solutions

Audio/Video Stencil Download Site for Professionals Using Microsoft Visio® Products

Altima Breaks into Audio/Video Market with NetZoomAV Solutions

Audio/Video Stencil Download Site for Professionals Using Microsoft Visio® Products

Chicago, Illinois - Altima Technologies, Inc., proudly announces that it has extended the revolutionary NetZoom technology into the Audio/Video vertical market by offering network diagramming solutions for Audio/Video professionals. Altima is widely recognized for standardizing the way traditional diagramming software does network design, diagramming, and presentations in the IT networking arena by offering compact solutions with exact -replica vendor -specific graphics.

"Microsoft Visio is the de facto leading software for IT professionals. The release of our NetZoomAV solutions will complement the Visio offering and enable Audio/Video professionals to create system layouts easily and with minimal expense," said Sara Clark, Altima's President. "Building on our proven NetZoom expertise in the computer/telecom arena, NetZoomAV is a natural extension providing the same professional grade equipment graphics for the Audio/Video industry."

Using the NetZoomAV solution, Audio/Video equipment manufacturers, integrators, designers, consultants, installers, helpdesk, sales and marketing teams, resellers, and distributors can produce accurate and detailed Audio/Video system drawings in Microsoft Visio® products quickly and easily. NetZoomAV seamlessly integrates with Microsoft Visio extending the Visio application to produce professional looking diagrams and presentations.

"NetZoomAV has cut down on my system design time, and makes documentation and generating installation prints a breeze. This product has already increased my productivity," says Matthew Masi of MnM Communications, Inc.

Audio/Video Stencils Available at AVStencils.com
AVStencils.com is a new easy -to -use subscription -based download site hosting NetZoomAV Stencils, vendor -specific equipment stencils for Audio/Video professionals who use Microsoft Visio to create their diagrams. Stencils available for download include manufacturer -specific equipment symbols for various industries including: Audio, Video, Residential Networking, Security, Lighting, and Home Automation.

NetZoomAV Stencils are available for well -known manufacturers, such as AMX, Creston Electronics, Leviton, OnQ, Panamax, Russound, Sony and Xantech Corporation, as well as many other manufacturers. "Altima has extended its NetZoom Certified Manufacturers Program to serve Audio/Video manufacturers as well. We are already working with major manufacturers to guarantee that their equipment is included and accurately represented in the NetZoomAV products," said Amy Fox, Altima's NetZoom Certified Manufacturers Program Manager.

AVStencils.com will be regularly updated with newly released equipment shapes. Subscribers may download updated stencils at any time and customers are encouraged to request additional shapes using the on -line system. Customer requested shapes are processed on priority and are usually available in a week.

Visit www.AVStencils.com to preview the Audio/Video Stencil Library or download a free sample stencil.

Features of NetZoomAV Products
· No learning curve
· Professional quality vendor -specific Audio/Video Stencils for Microsoft Visio®
· Port -to -port connections with pre -assigned connection points for every product
· Multiple views of equipment (front, rear, ready to configure chassis, cards, modules)
· Hundreds of popular manufacturers in the Audio, Video, Residential Networking, Security, Lighting, and Home Automation Industries.
· With the subscription service, customers can request new shapes for free development
· New manufacturers and product updates are released weekly


About Altima Technologies
Altima Technologies, Inc., founded in 1995, is a privately held, woman -owned company. Altima is a Microsoft Visio® partner specializing in intelligent diagramming solutions for IT and AV professionals who create detailed network design and documentation. For further information, visit www.AVStencils.com. For educational/volume pricing or purchase orders, contact Altima Technologies directly at (630) 790 -0500 or e -mail sales@AVStencils.com.

Copyright 2003 Altima Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. NetZoom, NetZoom Symbols, NetZoom Stencils, NetZoomAV, NetZoomAV Symbols, NetZoomAV Stencils, iShapes, EqServer and the Altima logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Altima Technologies, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other product names used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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