Product information from D&M's family of world-class brands including Denon, Marantz, McIntosh Laboratory, Boston Acoustics, Snell Acoustics, D&M Professional, ReplayTV® and Escient® now available directly from D-Tools System Integrator Software
EHX EXPO - ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 30, 2006 - D -Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that D&M Holdings, Inc. has joined the D -Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. The D&M companies represent top brands in the premium home theater and audio/video consumer and professional markets. Detailed product information on D&M's award -winning brands is now accessible to system integrators and custom installers directly from D -Tools System Integrator 4.5., making it easier for them to specify D&M products for audio/video system integration and installation projects.
"Immediate access to current product information is a critical success factor for many system integrators," said Bob Weissburg, President of D&M Holdings, Inc. "We joined the D -Tools MVP program to help ensure that system integrators and custom installers have direct access to the most up -to -date information available - so they can accurately and confidently specify the right D&M products for their residential and commercial projects."
The D -Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program is designed to help provide system integrators with the most up -to -date product information to over 2,000 companies using D -Tools System Integrator software. D -Tools MVP members are dedicated to helping companies streamline the design process and making it easier for system integrators and installers to provide accurate proposals to their clients.
D -Tools System Integrator 4.5 (SI 4.5) enables systems integrators and custom installation professionals to create detailed projects managed with automated proposals, scheduling, pick lists, purchase orders, drawings and additional documents that streamline the integrated installation of audio and video products. By using a single, shared project file, system integrators and custom installers can download free product information from D -Tools' comprehensive database of tens of thousands of products and their accessories, giving them the distinct advantage of designing systems using the most current product information, while saving hours of product research time.
"We're proud to make the D&M family of products available to our SI 4.5 users directly through our software," said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D -Tools. "We created the MVP program to help facilitate effective communication between manufacturers and the system integration community, and now our users can quickly and easily specify D&M products as part of their proposal and design process."
About D&M Holdings Inc.
D&M Holdings Inc. (TSE II: 6735) is based in Tokyo and owns the Denon, Marantz,
McIntosh Laboratory, Boston Acoustics, Snell Acoustics, D&M Professional, ReplayTV® and Escient brands. Denon, Marantz, McIntosh and D&M Professional are global industry leaders in the specialist home theater, audio/video consumer electronics or professional audio markets, with a strong and long -standing heritage of manufacturing and marketing high performance audio and video components. Boston Acoustics, with its signature The Boston Sound™, is a leader in premium loudspeakers for home and audio markets. Snell is a super premium speaker brand. The ReplayTV and Escient brands represent award -winning technologies in digital home entertainment. Additional information is available at www.dmholdings.com.
About D -Tools, Inc.
D -Tools is a worldwide leader in easy -to -use, highly accurate system design software. The company, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, offers a wide range of products and services created to simplify the complicated design, engineering, documentation and estimating processes that accompany residential and commercial installation projects of any size. Over 2,000 leading companies use D -Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D -Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor's Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro's High Impact Award for Design Software.
For more information, contact D -Tools at (866) 386 -6571, e -mail at info@d -tools.com or visit D -Tools online at www.d -tools.com.
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