moe_finalistCONCORD, CA – FEBRUARY 10, 2009 – D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that D-Tools University, the company’s annual training and user conference has been named as a finalist in The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®) 2009 Mark of Excellence Awards in the Best Training and Support Program category. The awards are presented by CEA’s TechHome Division and will be announced at an awards banquet on Friday, March 13, 2009 at the Rosen Centre Hotel, during the tenth annual Electronic House Expo (EHX) Spring 2009.

CEA’s Mark of Excellence Awards honor outstanding innovation and achievement in custom home electronics products, services and installation technologies. Award entries are reviewed by a panel of industry experts and submitted in Supplier and Systems Integrators categories. New this year, each category will include both a Platinum and Gold award in recognition of outstanding achievement in the industry.

“We’re pleased and honored that our annual training and premier user event has been named as a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. “We strive to provide our customers with the tools and education to help them reach their potential through improved workflow and increased profitability. It is gratifying for us to be recognized for continuing to pursue this objective, and continues to motivate us to continue to deliver a world-class solution to our customers.”

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 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.

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