New features of award-winning software platform available to current users as part of shift to annual product release cycle

CONCORD, CA & ORLANDO, FL – JUNE 11, 2013 — D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced previews of SIX 2013 at InfoComm 2013 June12 – 14 at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. SIX 2013 adds valuable new features to enable Commercial and Residential AV integrators streamline their business processes and increase profitability. This latest release continues the delivery of software updates to the D-Tools platform for customers on D-Tools’ Software Assurance program as part of the company’s commitment to annual product releases. The D-Tools product roadmap is based on providing regular, timely software updates and enhancements to the SIX platform since the release of System Integrator SIX in October 2012.

D-Tools System Integrator software is currently used by over 4,400 companies to streamline the estimation, design, and project management processes associated with the installation and integration of low voltage systems

“The SIX platform was conceived and designed with the ever-changing needs of the market and our customers in mind,” said Corey Krehel, CTO of D-Tools. “The result is a solution that enables us to deliver new features in rapid and regular release cycles. Our SA customers will benefit by receiving new features to the platform as they are completed throughout the year, while making annual updates available to the rest of our user base through a more traditional upgrade.”

SIX 2013 includes the following enhancements:

  • Expands user configurable pricing levels
  • Calendar improvements:
    • My Calendar, Team Calendar
    • Project Calendar & Service Order Calendar
  • Foreign Currency in reports at specified exchange rates
  • Drawing enhancements:
    • Visio Shape Tree improvements
    • Visio Shape settings: Assign shapes to category types, categories, and products
    • Store and apply shape properties to individual products or categories
  • QuickBooks Integration improvements:
    • Export to QuickBooks Purchase Order from Project Editor
    • Add to an existing QuickBooks Estimate from Project Editor

SIX 2013 will be available in July 2013. For more information please visit

Please click here to visit the all new SIX Wiki.
Please click here to visit the Getting Started with SIX videos.

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

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