salamander_logoD-Tools MVP membership makes new product information directly available to users of System IntegratorTM software

CONCORD, CA – FEBRUARY 3, 2009 – D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Salamander Designs Ltd., a leading designer and manufacturer of modern furniture, seating and mounting products for Home Theater and A/V entertainment systems has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program, making its detailed product specifications directly available to users of D-Tools System IntegratorTM software for use in their client engagements. 

“We are pleased to join the D-Tools MVP program and make some of our most versatile designs available to an excellent group of highly successful group of custom installers and system integrators,” said Michael Babowicz, Product Development Manager for Salamander Designs. “We look forward to working closely with the D-Tools team to further streamline the specification and integration of our furniture components for SI software users.”

“Salamander Designs has an excellent reputation for innovative, quality furniture solutions tailored to the custom install and AV market,” said Adam Stone, President of D-Tools. “We are pleased to welcome them to the MVP program and provide our users with an outstanding choice when it comes to specifying furniture solutions for their clients.”

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 Salamander Designs Ltd.

Salamander Designs, Ltd. is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of modern furniture, storage, seating and mounting systems for contemporary Home Theater and A/V entertainment systems. Its versatile, advanced products bridge the gap between home furnishings and home electronics with an unstinting dedication to quality, and a broad range of solutions employing the simple, refined lines of modern design. Salamander’s A/V furniture lines – the Chameleon Collection, the Synergy System and the Archetype System -accommodate virtually any design preference and A/V requirement. Its handsome Home Theater seating can be similarly customized with a variety of materials, styling options and accessories, and its new mounting systems for plasma and other flat-panel displays make them easier than ever to integrate with A/V furniture or independently mount onto a wall or ceiling. Salamander Designs was founded in 1992 in Hartford, Connecticut, and is now based in Bloomfield. For further technical information, visit Salamander’s Web site at www.salamanderdesigns.com.

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.

For more information, contact D-Tools at (866) 386-6571, e-mail at info@d-tools.com or visit D-Tools online at www.d-tools.com.

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