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D-Tools Furthers Standardization, Fully Integrates Industry Standard J-STD-710 Audio, Video, and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols into System Integrator™ Software Platform

04/09/2014 – 12:23 pm | Comments

J-STD-710 Industry Standard Architectural Drawing Symbols are used to represent all facets of audio, video, and control pre-wire and installation for system designs, blueprints, or schematics, and are consistent with those used by Architects, Builders, …

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D-Tools Adopts Standardization, Fully Integrates Security Industry Association Standard SIA/IAPSC Security Drawing Symbols into D-Tools System Integrator™ Software Platform

04/02/2014 – 3:03 pm | Comments

SIA_SHapes_DToolsSIA/IAPSC Security Industry Standard Drawing Symbols are used for planning and integrating all facets of security system installation, are used for project designs, blueprints, or schematics, and are consistent with those used by Architects, Electronic Systems Contractors, Consultants, and others in the trade

CONCORD, CA, USA (ISC West 2014 booth #26135) – April 02, 2014 D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced full integration of Industry Standard SIA/IAPSC Security Drawing Symbols into the D-Tools System Integrator™ electronic system estimation, design and documentation software platform. Straightforward and easily-recognized, SIA/IAPSC Security Drawing Symbols are used for planning security system installations and are used for system designs, blueprints, or schematics, and are consistent with symbols used by Builders, Architects, Consultants, Electronic Systems Contractors, and other professional trades to design and integrate all aspects of audio, video, networking and security installations in commercial and residential applications.

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D-Tools Manufacturer Partner News for March 2014

03/26/2014 – 3:13 pm | Comments

D-Tools MVP Manufacturer Partners realize the importance of bringing you their product information and have chosen to support the D-Tools user community by joining the program and making their product data directly available through D-Tools …

D-Tools New and Returning MVP Partners for March 2014

03/26/2014 – 3:11 pm | Comments

The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point Program provides comprehensive data from leading manufacturers to D-Tools SI software users at no charge to the user. D-Tools MVP members understand the importance of providing current, quality product specifications …

Solution for Blurry CAD files in Visio 2013

03/04/2014 – 1:14 pm | Comments | 

When Visio 2013 first came out in early 2013 we noticed a bug where inserted AutoCAD files did not display at the full resolution and looked blurry at high zoom levels.  We documented the issue …

The J-STD-710 Symbols are Here

03/03/2014 – 3:07 pm | Comments | 

So what is this J-STD-710 thing you may be wondering?  Officially it is called the J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols Standard.  This standard was created by members of the CEA/CEDIA/INFOCOMM R10WG7 Residential …

Enhanced Wires Shapes for SIX R2

02/26/2014 – 3:53 pm | Comments | 

We had a number of user requests for some enhancements to our current selection of wire shapes.  These enhancements are more evolutionary rather than revolutionary.  Lets start with the new Finish Wire shape.
Finish Wire Shape …

D-Tools New and Returning MVP Partners for February 2014

02/26/2014 – 1:18 pm | Comments

The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point Program provides comprehensive data from leading manufacturers to D-Tools SI software users at no charge to the user. D-Tools MVP members understand the importance of providing current, quality product specifications …

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