Leaf Signs on as D-Tools MVP Partner

Leaf partners with worldwide leader in system design and documentation software to deliver detailed product information to D-Tools System Integrator™ users

Leaf Signs on as D-Tools MVP Partner


Leaf partners with worldwide leader in system design and documentation software to deliver detailed product information to D-Tools System Integrator™ users

Hallam, VIC, Australia - September 23, 2013 -Leaf, a custom brand of HD audio/video distribution and switching solutions,is pleased to announce their partnership with D-Tools, the worldwide leader in system integration software. As a D-Tools MVP partner, detailed information on the entire family of Leaf products and solutions will be available throughout the trusted D-Tools product database, better enabling D-Tools System Integrator™ users to easily explore and specify Leaf products within their custom installations.

Boasting a variety of custom HD audio/video distribution and switching solutions, including the industry first, ultra-powerful 20x20 Matrix Switcher, Leaf is poised to bring an arsenal of cutting-edge A/V applications to the D-Tools network. Leaf's ample product line covers both the residential and commercial markets, arming integrators with durable, reliable products that meet the needs of even the most demanding A/V installations. Used across the globe by a wealth of corporations, custom integrators, home theater retailers and consumers, the manufacturer is eager to grow its relationships and better educate the D-Tools community on the benefits of the extended Leaf product line.

"We're thrilled with the opportunity to partner with D-Tools," said Dean Vaughan, Director of Sales and Marketing at Leaf. "We believe it's of the utmost importance that dealers have easy access to the most up-to-date and comprehensive product information available; it provides them with the details needed to help scope and specify the best products possible for successful client projects. Furthermore, our participation in the MVP Program not only benefits the integrator community but also helps us to broaden our market reach and build valuable new business relationships."

The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program helps to provide system integrators with the most up-to-date product information to over 4,400 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, professional proposals to their clients.

"We are pleased to have Leaf sign on as an MVP partner," said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. "Their innovative audio/video distribution and switching solutions - which work across multiple standards in both residential and commercial applications - will provide our users with high quality, versatile options for their client engagements."

As Leaf gears up for an array of exciting new product launches and continues to steadily increase its presence and authority across the United States and Canada, the manufacturer is excited to work with D-Tools and build long-term relationships with both current and new dealers.

For more information about Leaf, please visit http://www.leafaudio.com/.

To learn more about D-Tools and D-Tools MVP Partners, please visit http://d-tools.com.

About Leaf
Applying the uncompromising performance needs of demanding A/V systems, Leaf was born to bring cutting-edge audio/video distribution and switching solutions to both residential and commercial applications. With a wide range of technologies for delivering integrated entertainment throughout the home and business, Leaf products include HD splitters, matrix devices, scalers, amplifiers, and more for distributing HD content over HDMI using a range of configurations including HDBaseT and HDBaseT Lite technologies.

About D-Tools, Inc.
D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company's flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 4,400 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is a three time recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association Mark of Excellence Award, multiple recipient of Commercial Integrator BEST Award (2011, 2013) and Custom Retailer/Technology Integrator Excite Award (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), plus the Multi-Room Audio Video Awards for Best Installation Aid, National Systems Contractors Association, Sound and Video Contractor Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award and CE Pro High Impact Award for Design Software.

More information about D-Tools can be obtained by calling (866) 386-6571, e-mailing info@d-tools.com, or visiting www.d-tools.com. Follow D-Tools on Twitter at www.twitter.com/DTools
and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beatool.

Leaf Press Contact
Caster Communications 401-792-7080
Kelly Ahern kahern@castercomm.com

D-Tools Press Contacts
D-Tools 925-270-4102
Tim Bigoness timb@d-tools.com

KMB Communications 406-446-1283
Katye (McGregor) Bennett katye@kmbcomm.com

# # #

For more information on Leaf, please visit http://www.leafaudio.com/

Featured Product

PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

PureLink - HCE III TX/RX: 4K HDR over HDBaseT Extension System w/ Control and Bi-Directional PoE

The HCE III Tx/Rx HDBaseT™ extension system offers full HDMI 2.0 compliance supporting HDR (High Dynamic Range) and 4K@60Hz with 4:4:4 chroma sampling. Featuring PureLink's proprietary Prcis codec, a light compression technology, the HCE III can transport Ultra HD/4K, multi-channel audio, and High Dynamic Range (10 bits support) content over a single CATx cable. The HCE III provides HDMI extension up to 130 feet (40 meters) at Ultra HD/4K and up to 230 ft. (70 meters) at 1080p over category cable with embedded multi-channel audio, CEC pass-through, bi-directional RS-232 and IR control, and PoE - all with zero loss and zero noise. The HCE III Tx/Rx also supports Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD Master Audio plus LCPM (up to 192 kHz). Additionally, the low profile "slim box" enclosure design make the HCE III ideal for limited space installation environments, such as behind flat panel displays and video walls.