D-Tools Will Use Integrate to Debut SI v13

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D-Tools, Inc will introduce new capabilities of the forthcoming release of its System Integrator (SI) software solution – System Integrator v13 — to the Australian audiovisual integration community in stand P14 at Integrate 2019, August 27-19, 2019. The major release of D-Tools’ estimation, design and project management software delivers a wealth of enhancements to help […]

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D-Tools Details InfoComm 2019 Plans

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D-Tools today announced the company will demonstrate new capabilities of the forthcoming major release of its award-winning estimation, design, and project management System Integrator (SI) software solution — System Integrator v13 — at InfoComm 2019 in booth 2361. SI v13 delivers critical new productivity features including: Service Plans — the ability to define, create, sell […]

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Designing Audio, Video and Lighting Systems for the Church User’s Experience

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The reaction from the senior pastor — interrupted mid-sentence by the unmistakable, squealing shriek of audio feedback — was immediate. As he stood who staring up from the stage below to where I stood behind the audio console above, his backlash was swift and sharp. An audible sigh, amplified for all 2,000 seats to hear, […]

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D-Tools System Integrator 2017 Now Available

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D-Tools announced today the availability of its newest version of System Integrator (SI) software platform, SI 2017. Building on the architecture of the System Integrator platform, including a robust Cloud infrastructure, this major new release adds significant new capabilities and performance enhancements, in addition to system design and productivity improvements, that enable commercial and residential AV integrators to maximize the […]

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Vendors, Market Development Funds and the Faith Market

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Manufacturers want to help systems integrators sell their products so they provide funds to help co-promote the equipment with the vendor. It’s been this way for as long as I can remember, whether it is called “co-op funds” or “market development funds” (MDF) or “channel funding,” the idea is to influence the sale towards the […]

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D-Tools System Integrator 2016 Now Available

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D-Tools today announced the availability of the newest version of its System Integrator (SI) software platform, SI 2016. Building upon the architecture of the System Integrator platform, which includes a robust D-Tools Cloud infrastructure, this major release adds over 50 new productivity features and enhancements that make it faster and easier than ever for residential […]

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Sowing & Reaping

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“We don’t have enough sales in the church market,” laments an audio/video/lighting (AVL) integration firm owner. “We need to find a way to do more of these church installs…” he says, letting his sentence trail off as an open invitation for me to answer with some huge epiphany or closely-guarded secret about having success in […]

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