Kaleidescape Joins D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) Program

CES 2006, LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 05, 2006 — D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in home entertainment system integration software, and Kaleidescape, Inc., the leading provider of entertainment servers, today announced that Kaleidescape has joined D-Tools’ Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. This relationship allows dealers that use D-Tools’ System Integrator 4.5 (SI 4.5) software to specify Kaledeiscape’s award-winning products for customer projects within the software.

“We are pleased to be working with D-Tools, making it even easier for dealers to offer our Kaleidescape products and services to their customers,” said Michael Malcolm, founder, chairman and CEO of Kaleidescape. “D-Tools’ MVP program will be a key affiliation as we continue our efforts to deliver new and exciting home entertainment experiences to the market.”

The D-Tools MVP program is designed to help provide the most up-to-date product information to over 2,000 dealers using the D-Tools System Integrator software. D-Tools MVP members are dedicated to helping dealers streamline the home entertainment system design process and making it easier for dealers to present accurate proposals to their customers. 

“We’re honored to name Kaleidescape as our newest MVP member,” said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. “Adding Kaleidescape’s award-winning entertainment servers to our ever-growing manufacturer database furthers our goal of providing our customers with the highest-quality and most respected product lines.”


About Kaleidescape, Inc.

Kaleidescape’s award-winning entertainment server delivers a completely new movie viewing experience that’s more exciting and compelling than ever before. Based on elegant yet simple designs, Kaleidescape’s products provide the entertainment cornerstone for the home, delivering unique methods for collecting, managing and enjoying movies. Kaleidescape’s extraordinary user interface provides the easiest and most dynamic way for customers to reconnect with their treasured movie collections. And the Kaleidescape entertainment experience can be personalized for multiple audiences throughout the home.

Kaleidescape was founded in 2001 and is privately held. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California and its products are available through an elite network of dealers and distributors throughout the world. For more information, contact Kaleidescape at (888) 352-5343 or (650) 625-6150, or visit Kaleidescape online at www.kaleidescape.com.

About D-Tools, Inc.

D-Tools is a worldwide leader in easy-to-use, highly accurate system design software. The company, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, offers a wide range of products and services created to simplify the complicated design, engineering, documentation and estimating processes that accompany residential and commercial installation projects of any size. Over 2,000 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), 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.