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D-Tools Donates SIX Integrator Software to the Gary Sinise Foundation, Helping Injured Vets Live More Independently via Custom Smart Homes

10/14/2014 – 1:01 pm | Comments

With the help of donated gear and the support of the custom electronics community, the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program strives to give wounded soldiers back their independence
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LILIN Officially Joins D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program

10/07/2014 – 11:11 am | Comments

Lilin_LogoNew partnership enhances MVP Program by providing LILIN’s product library to current D-Tools System Integrator™ users free of charge

CONCORD, CA, USA – OCTOBER 7, 2014 — D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, announced today that LILIN North America has officially joined participation in the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. LILIN is a global manufacturer of IP video cameras, recording devices, and software. Now, D-Tools SIX users will be able to utilize immediate, free access to the entire database of all LILIN network surveillance solutions, enabling D-Tools System Integrator™ users to better specify all LILIN products. LILIN is a global manufacturer of IP video cameras, recording devices, & software, and a company that adheres to a time-tested philosophy of Creativity, Progress, & Excellence. The most recent addition to the D-Tools MVP program, LILIN joins the ranks of 150+ other MVP Program vendors in what is now the largest aggregated software-based product database available for the system integrator.

With the addition of LILIN to D-Tools’ MVP program, integrators, installers, sales professionals, and retailers who use D-Tools System Integrator™ for system design, proposal, and estimation will have immediate access to detailed information on all LILIN’s product offerings. This includes the company’s IP video cameras, recording devices, and associated software.

“LILIN is focused on assisting the AV integration market with video surveillance solutions matched to the end-client’s needs, providing both Analog and IP Video surveillance solutions with drivers available for leading automation manufacturers enabling deeper integration which simplifies installations,” says Joe Cook Vice President North America, LILIN USA Corp. “Now, as part of the D-Tools MVP program, LILIN’s flexible product offerings including 4ch to 108ch recorders, 360-degree view panoramic cameras, 4K Ultra HD cameras, License Plate Recognition, Retail POS Solutions, PoE+ Ethernet switches and accessories will be available for specification via the D-Tools System Integrator platform.”

The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program provides systems designers, specifiers, integrators, and installers the most up-to-date and detailed partner product information available, in a format that can be utilized in a cross-functional capacity for maximum workflow efficiency. In fact, more than 4,500 MVP users are now streamlining the design process by using the D-Tools Global System Integrator platform. Users of Global System Integrator receive all MVP product data free, along with current stats from MVP partners on the latest product updates and special offers. This gives integrators updated current pricing and product info in real time, as it happens.

In turn, the MVP program gives manufacturer partners a direct connection with the D-Tools user database, building customer loyalty by ensuring that existing dealers have the important information they need to recommend, specify, and install its products. It also makes it clear to any MVP program members’ dealers that they are committed to the very best in customer support.

“Homeowners and businesses alike are increasingly relying on IP video cameras and recording devices to ensure their property and people are safe and secure,” says Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. “With LILIN as a new MVP partner, D-Tools users now have the tools, stats, pricing, and promotional information they need to specify LILIN products from within the D-Tools software platform. We’re excited about the opportunities this provides our dealers and integration community at large.”

Those interested in learning more about the D-Tools MVP Program, D-Tools System Integrator, or the undeniable benefits of using a streamlined system design, proposal, and estimation software platform are encouraged to visit www.d-tools.com, call (866) 386-6571, ext. 1, or e-mail info@d-tools.com or mvp@d-tools.com.


LILIN is a global manufacturer of IP video cameras, recording devices, & software. The company adheres to a time-tested philosophy of Creativity, Progress, & Excellence. LILIN’s spectrum of cameras and servers provide network surveillance solutions for almost any application. Established in Taipei, Taiwan more than 3 decades ago, the company now has 12 branches worldwide. LILIN is proud to have strong relationships with over 50 software and integration partners, and is recognized as the first camera company to become ONVIF-conformant. For more information on LILIN and LILIN IP video products, visit www.LILIN.US.

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 platform. The company’s flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio to facilitate comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage electronic systems. More than 4,500 leading companies currently use the award-winning D-Tools platform to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. Product updates and related information can be obtained by following D-Tools on Twitter and on Facebook.

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09/24/2014 – 11:43 am | Comments

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