cv_4blogMembership makes Channel Vision’s detailed product specifications directly available to users of System IntegratorTM software

CONCORD, CA – AUGUST 5, 2009 – D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Channel Vision, a leading supplier of innovative technology solutions for the residential and commercial market has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program, making its detailed product specifications directly available to users of D-Tools System IntegratorTM software for use in their client engagements.

“We welcome the opportunity to work with the D-Tools team to bring our extensive product lines to the D-Tools user community,” said Darrel Hauk, President of Channel Vision. “D-Tools software makes it easier for custom installers to generate their bids, designs, and other client-facing documentation, and having our product data readily available will enable our dealers to be more productive, as well as introduce our product line to a highly effective group of  system integrators.”

The D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program is designed to help provide system integrators with product information directly from the manufacturer to over 2,500 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.

“We’re pleased to welcome Channel Vision to the MVP Program,” said Adam Stone, President of D-Tools. “Our manufacturer partners understand the need in this tough economy to make it easier for integrators get the job done, and Channel Vision’s outstanding structured wiring, home entertainment, and security solutions are a welcome addition to our MVP program and product database.”

D-Tools System Integrator software 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.

About Channel Vision

For over 15 years, Channel Vision has been a leading supplier of innovative technology products for the Well-Connected Home(tm). The Company”s broad-range of solutions are designed to provide lifestyle enhancements for residents, while equipping homes for greater safety, convenience and entertainment. Channel Vision is proud to provide high quality, dependable products backed by its 5 Star Program, one of the finest customer service programs in the industry which includes: Free Panel Design & Layout; Custom Manufacturing; Free CEDIA, BICSI and NBFAA Approved Training Classes; 2/10 Warranties and 24/7/365 Technical Support. For more information please visit

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 IntegratorTM (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 2,500 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, 2006), 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 or visit D-Tools online at