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2017 D-Tools Design Award Winners

2017 D-Tools Design Awards Winners

The votes are in! Congratulations to the Winners of our annual Design Awards and thanks to everyone who participated! We once again had a record number of entries and fantastic project submissions utilizing our SI software solution. A huge thanks to our MVP Sponsors IC Realtime, KanexPro, Logitech, and Terra Speakers for their continued support as well!

The 2017 Design Award Winners are:

All entries included a project description, proposals, and designs were created in D-Tools.

Winners were individually selected by the D-Tools Executive and Product teams based on the information provided on the entry. Winning entries were judged on a number of criteria, including originality, overall design, usage of and demonstrated design proficiency with D-Tools Software.

Thanks again to everyone for entering and congratulations on your outstanding work!

Inspired Dwellings – Integrated home system project – submitted by Rachel Threadingham
Project: A new-build family home with integrate audio/visual, data, lighting, and CCTV systems throughout the property. The basis for this project was to have an integrated home system that was easy for the whole family to use.


AVIO Designs – Restaurant AV and control project – submitted by Nathan Haynes
Project: Installation of one of the largest, most successful restaurant chains in Canada – and now growing across North America. This project represents the new flagship location in West Vancouver, British Columbia Canada set to open in 2018. The installation included full IP video distribution with high-end audio design and 3rd party automated control.

One Touch Automation – Custom Sprinter Van project – submitted by Calvin Garraway
 One Touch used D-Tools to assist in designing a technologically innovative luxury environment in a custom-built Mercedes Sprinter Van. The design included custom designed interfaces, a unique exterior video system, robust mobile communication, and audio/visual components.

Aloud AB – Multiroom AV and control project – Submitted by Joakim Ekberg
Project: Residential, multi-room audio/visual and lighting control, all controlled by touch panels and custom designed mechanical keypads that are supported by a robust network infrastructure.