rAVe - best-ic14CONCORD, CA, USA – JUNE 21, 2014 D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system-integration software, today announced that the company’s Mobile Quote app has been awarded an InfoComm 2014 Best of Show Award from rAVe Publications in the category of Best Pro AV Mobile App. rAVe is a news organization that provides coverage of the commercial (Pro AV) and residential (Home AV) audiovisual trade industries via e-newsletters, blogs, video, social media, and a variety of other mediums. The target audience for rAVe’s publications is “AV Insiders” – AV dealers, integrators, consultants, and designers that deal in the sale, specification, design, and installation of audiovisual products.

A winner of multiple InfoComm awards, D-Tools’ Mobile Quote is a native iOS application that leverages D-Tools’ extensive manufacturer product library by enabling integrators to access and integrate product category and package data from their SIX 2013 catalog while working with customers in the field. Integrators can enter client and contact information into the iPad app, then walk prospective customers through available installation scenarios in order to create a quote for approval. Once complete, the resulting quote can then be imported into SIX 2013 for additional design work and synchronization.

The Mobile Quote app uses many of D-Tools’ workflow concepts, including the specification of locations and systems, which allows integrators to provide packages or pre-configured systems for inclusion in the quote. Labor and general pricing will be calculated to give the customer an accurate proposal, which can then be signed off for approval on the spot. The D-Tools Mobile Quote iPad app is now available for download from the Apple App Store and carries a monthly subscription fee per user/device.

“We’re honored to be named a rAVe Best of Show Award winner,” said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. “The addition of another prestigious InfoComm award for our Mobile Quote app is a true testament to the success of the platform’s workflow-enhancing power and prowess for commercial integrators.”

In addition to Mobile Quote, D-Tools recently announced the availability of FreeTools PSL™, a new system design companion application available to the entire electronic systems integration community free of charge. FreeTools PSL (Professional Symbol Library) is a free D-Tools application that provides Microsoft® Visio users with multiple libraries of industry-specific plan view symbols and Visio drawing templates that make it easier to create system designs using universally accepted industry standards.  Available now, D-Tools FreeTools PSL can be downloaded by visiting http://downloads.d-tools.com/six/FreeToolsPSL/FreeToolsPSL.exe

 

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.

Press Contacts
Tim Bigoness
D-Tools, Inc.
(925) 270-4102
timb@d-tools.com
www.d-tools.com

Katye (McGregor) Bennett
KMB Communications
(425) 328-8640
katye@kmbcomm.com
www.kmbcomm.com

MVP Contact
Josh Carlson
D-Tools, Inc.
(925) 270-4105
joshc@d-tools.com

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