mvp_partner-300x240The 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 May, whose product data is available to all System Integrator users free-of-charge.


New MVPs


barco-logoBarco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3.250 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.051 billion euro in 2014.

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Ihiji logo largeihiji, a company focused on disruptive technologies, has created invision, a cloud based Network Management as a Service (NMaaS) platform for remote monitoring and maintenance of IP-enabled devices. ihiji has received numerous industry awards and repeated recognition for its innovative technology. Originally designed to efficiently maintain and service home networking and automation products, invision has evolved into a scalable and flexible web-based platform allowing for remote network monitoring, support, and documentation. ihiji creates a cohesive partnership with integrators and leading manufacturers to offer inspired solutions to complicated problems that increase both end-user satisfaction and system integrator profitability.

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Terra, founded in 1999, specializes in all-climate high performance enclosure and flush mount speakers. Every Terra product is manufactured in Maine and is sold only through residential and commercial installation professionals. With a corporate history that directly links back to the R.T. Bozak Mfg. Company, Terra’s products are highly regarded by integration professionals as sounding terrific and withstanding the rigors of all-climate exposure.

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trendnet-logoFounded in Torrance, California, TRENDnet has grown to become a leading global networking hardware brand. From the network core to the periphery, TRENDnet’s expansive product portfolio includes Wireless, Wired, Surveillance, Connectivity, and Peripheral device categories. An emphasis on continual improvement and our ISO 9001:2008 quality management certification (click here to view certificate) is an essential component of TRENDnet’s success. The TRENDnet brand is consistently recognized for exceptional quality, superior performance, and responsive support.

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Returning MVPs


fortress-logoiwhiteilresTheater Seating Designed To Your Specifications – Fortress Seating is one of the few companies in the industry that actually manufactures their own chairs. Working with a prime manufacturer gives you the flexibility to customize the seating anyway you like. For over 70 years, Fortress has been providing exceptional solutions to all seating challenges. Completely customizable seating, combined with a wide array of accessories, gives you the tools to truly design your home theater.  Whether it’s following a particular curve in the room, creating a custom design, or incorporating one-of-a-kind accessories, Fortress is here to help.

Fortress sets the benchmark for unique designs, customization, exceptional quality and customer service. With a corporate philosophy of “Let’s give it a try,” almost anything is possible.

For more information, visit www.fortresseating.comor call 909-593-8600.


Channel VisionChannel Vision is a leading manufacturer of innovative technology products for the Well Connected Home™. The Company’s broad-range of solutions are designed to provide lifestyle enhancements, while equipping homes and businesses for greater safety, convenience and entertainment. Channel Vision is proud to provide high quality, dependable products that are backed by its 5 Star Program, one of the finest customer service programs in the industry. The program includes: Free System Design & Layout, Customized Manufacturing, Free Industry Approved Training Classes, 1/10/20 year warranties and 24/7/365 Technical Support.

For more information on Channel Vision’s family of products, call 714-424-6500 or visit