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 in order to better support their dealers in their client engagements.
We would like to welcome our new and returning MVP Program partners in July, whose product data is available to all System Integrator users free-of-charge.
New MVP Members
We are much more than your typical distribution channel, we are value added. We have a team that represents over 100 years of experience in the AV industry. With our roots beginning in test and measurement long ago, we have since built very strong partnerships with both the Home Acoustics Alliance and the Imaging Science Foundation, bent on making the AV world a better place through the concept of understanding integration and calibration. Having already certified some of the most notable professionals in the world we will continue this mission indefinitely.
As for the product lines we distribute, we choose them. Following the philosophy of only wanting to provide the best, we are highly selective in the product we support, all of which have been tested and proven to be a cut above. With our lines, we can fill the needs of even the most complex installations and maintain fidelity.
AVProAlliance is a National Distributor for brands like Zigen, Atlona, Just Add Power, Quest Acoustical Interiors, DVDO, Lumagen, and Spectracal CalMAN. Along with distribution we provide a wide array of audio/video test and measurement equipment from trusted names like Quantum Data, Klein, Konica Minolta, Photo Research, X-rite, and others.
For more information visit www.avproalliance.com
GoldenEar Technology is the new speaker company by industry icon Sandy Gross, co-founder of two of the most successful speaker lines in the history of the audio industry. GoldenEar brings back the combination of entrepreneurial spirit and passion for incredible sound which has always helped to create the great speaker companies of the past. The products incorporate revolutionary engineering and adhere to the standards of superb sonic performance, elegant styling and exceptional value. The most award winning new speaker line in decades, the line includes a modest selection of critically acclaimed Tower, Bookshelf, On-wall, Soundbar, Architectural and Subwoofer products.
For more information visit www.goldenear.com
For 30 years, the IHSE name has been synonymous with innovation, leadership, and performance in KVM. IHSE USA continues this tradition by providing cutting-edge products demanded by customer needs. IHSE USA believes that its commitment to high quality products and a close relationship with customers has earned the company a worldwide reputation in quality and reliability. Leveraging high-performance KVM technology with our proprietary knowledge of lossless quick switching processing, IHSE delivers unmatched interoperability between multiple formats such as DVI, HDMI, and VGA. IHSE USA products also support USB-HID, USB 1.0, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, RS-232/422, analog audio and digital audio.
IHSE technology is deployed worldwide by public and private organizations such as broadcasting, post production, government and military, medical, financial and oil & petroleum industries. The company offers a complete line of DVI and HDMI video extenders over Cat-X or Fiber optic cables for “mission critical” server access. IHSE USA offers the only hybrid KVM matrix switch allowing both Cat-X and Fiber to be mixed between sources and target workstations.
For more information visit www.ihseusa.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.
Returning MVP Members
Established in 2003, Kordz manufactures multi-award winning HDMI cables known for their unprecedented adherence to HDMI compliance (CTS), high performance and demonstrable value for money. The Kordz brand of interconnects has quickly grown to a highly reputable level, offering true mid-to-high end performance with a primary focus on proven construction methods and dedication to quality and provable performance. Kordz is based in Australia with US offices in Sunnyvale, CA and has developed a strong reputation for its integrity, honesty and quality as a brand of audio visual interconnects and accessories.
For more information visit www.kordz.com
From its headquarters in Pacific, Missouri, Lowell engineers and manufactures rack, power and audio products for the professional AV, custom installation and broadcast markets. Company history dates back to 1947 when founder Ben Lowell pioneered the idea of using a loudspeaker ceiling baffle to balance sound distribution throughout large spaces. Today, the next generation of the Lowell family works with a highly experienced sales and engineering team to convey that same spirit of innovation in developing high-performance, value-based products for the professional sound and communications industry.
For more information visit www.lowellmfg.com
Monitor Audio Ltd is a British owned and managed global specialist in hi-fi loudspeaker design, incorporating stereo and surround sound systems and a range of sonically matched architectural speakers for ultra-discreet high quality sound around the home and outside.
Whatever your taste and budget you’ll discover a Monitor Audio speaker that answers your desire for great sound. Since hi-fi was in its infancy we’ve dedicated all our technical expertise, innovation and craftsmanship to the creation of world-class loudspeakers, which communicate the essence of our brand and reward the people who buy them. We want you to share and enjoy the blend of style, quality, performance and sophistication that makes Monitor Audio unique.
For more information visit www.monitoraudio.com
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) is a leading control systems manufacturer offering innovative, sophisticated, and user-friendly devices for professionally installed electronic systems. The company’s wide array of award-winning handheld and in-wall universal controllers, central processors, audio distribution systems, and accessories are marketed exclusively through a worldwide network of professional integrators. For complete control and monitoring over electronic systems from virtually anywhere in the world, the power of RTI is available on iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®, and Android™ devices through the company’s RTiPanel application, just as the award-winning RTI Virtual Panel program offers access and control via any PC running Microsoft® Windows®. All RTI solutions are programmed through the company’s world-renowned Integration Designer® software, easily allowing dealers to provide a completely customizable user interface for intuitive command over the entire electronics system.
Additional information on RTI and its innovative control solutions is available at www.rticorp.com
Savant Systems, LLC, creates integrated software and hardware solutions that are the center of the modern Smart Home. Savant brings a reimagined lifestyle to the homeowner, providing convenience, efficiency, luxury and security all intuitively accessed via the Apple® iOS and Android™ family of devices already used by millions of people around the globe. Savant’s progressive technology cohesively addresses control, automation, audio/video, telephony, digital displays, lighting control, energy management and the media integration needs of today’s most advanced environments. With headquarters in Hyannis, Mass. and experience centers in New York and Salt Lake City, Savant SmartSystems are sold globally through a network of authorized integrators and specialty retailers to the residential and commercial markets. Learn more at www.savantsystems.com
Headquartered in San Clemente, California, Sonance was founded by Scott Struthers and Geoff Spencer who introduced the world’s first in-wall loudspeaker system to the consumer-electronics market in 1982. With distribution in over 70 countries, Sonance remains at the forefront of technology by offering innovative design solutions that harmoniously blend sound with designs favored by leading custom integrators, architects, interior-design professionals, and design-conscious clients throughout the world.
For more information visit www.sonance.com
Triad is a unique speaker manufacturer that offers far more custom solutions than any other speaker company. There are so many offerings Triad has that we thought we would list them here, in a short summation.
Some of the qualities unique to us are in our products, but many more are in services, such as built-to-order, free matching custom paint finishes, 5-day build time (in America) for most products, and one-off pure custom products when one of our stock speakers won’t fill the bill
For more information visit www.triadspeakers.com
Wisdom Audio is the leader in designing and manufacturing high-performance planar magnetic transducers for architectural speaker applications with more than 100 man- years experience. Wisdom Audio was founded in 1996 to create no-compromise planar magnetic hybrid loudspeaker systems for the most demanding and critical audiophiles. Wisdom Audio systems employ proprietary, custom-made planar magnetic and dynamic transducers optimized for high performance, including high-end architectural audio reproduction applications.
Its hybrid-technology systems have earned praise and awards from the specialized media, while satisfying a growing base of customers and dealers worldwide. Wisdom Audio’s products, including their
multi-award winning Sage Series architectural models, are handcrafted in limited quantities by specialized craftsman at its headquarters in Carson City, Nevada.
For more information, please visit www.wisdomaudio.com