Kaleidescape Rejoins D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program

D-Tools System Integrator™ Users Worldwide Provided Free Access to Detailed Kaleidescape Product Specifications for Immediate Use

CONCORD, CA - MARCH 3, 2014 - D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software today announced that Kaleidescape has renewed their participation in the D-Tools MVP program. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Kaleidescape has pioneered the ultimate movie experience with its line of movie servers by simplifying and enriching the way discerning viewers manage and enjoy movies at home. Famous for its breakthrough user interface and long-standing heritage of performance and quality, Kaleidescape offers one of the most unique experiences in home theater entertainment. D-Tools SIX users will have immediate access to detailed information on the entire family of Kaleidescape products via the D-Tools product database, better enabling D-Tools System Integrator™ users to specify Kaleidescape products.


"We are happy that information about The Kaleidescape System will be readily available to the D-Tools SI user base," said Tim Barnes, Director of Strategic Accounts for Kaleidescape. "The D-Tools MVP program provides us with an exceptional platform to further extend our reach by making it easier for integrators worldwide to specify our full line of products and utilize them more often in their client engagements."

The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program provides system designers, specifiers, integrators and installers the most up-to-date and detailed product information available, in a format that can be utilized in a cross-functional capacity for maximum workflow efficiency. In fact, MVP partners help companies streamline the design process and secure more jobs by making it easier for them to provide accurate, professional proposals to their clients by using the D-Tools System Integrator platform.

"Kaleidescape has changed the way movies and music are collected and enjoyed in the home while managing an outstanding industrial design and providing standard-setting services for the consumer electronics industry," said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. "We are thrilled to have them on board as our global network of D-Tools System Integrator users are."

Those interested in learning more about the D-Tools MVP Program, D-Tools System Integrator, or the many benefits that can be derived from utilizing a streamlined system design, proposal and estimation software platform are encouraged to visit www.d-tools.com, Email mvp@d-tools.com, or call 1-866-386-6571 ext. 1 for more information.

About Kaleidescape

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Kaleidescape is pioneering the development of movie servers that redefine how film enthusiasts purchase, organize and enjoy their movie collections. Featuring a breakthrough user interface that gives viewers unprecedented flexibility and control over the movies they watch, the Kaleidescape System makes it easy for customers to select and enjoy their DVD, Blu-ray and downloaded movies in the comfort of their own homes. Kaleidescape products are available at www.kaleidescape.com, and through custom installation dealers and fine audio/video retailers throughout the world.

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. In fact, over 4,400 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is a three-time recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association Mark of Excellence Award, multiple recipient of Custom Retailer/Technology Integrator Excite Award (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), and Commercial Integrator BEST Award (2011, 2013), as well as a winner of the National Systems Contractors Association Multi-Room Audio Video Awards for Best Installation Aid, Sound and Video Contractor Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award, CE Pro High Impact Award for Design Software, and CE Pro BEST Award for Software Applications (2013).

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

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