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ViewIT Technologies receives the 2008 Platinum ADEX award

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ViewIT Technologies announced that their three dimensional room planning software, 3Dream.net, has received the 2008 Platinum ADEX award in the technology category. This is the highest award possible in the technology category. ADEX awards are the largest and most prestigious awards program for product design marketed to the design industry. The awards, begun in 1994, are sponsored by Design Journal magazine which is the international trade publication for interior designers, architects and facility managers with over 60,000 subscribers worldwide. Judging for the ADEX award is rigorous and anonymous. This year over 1200 entries were submitted from over 300 different vendors with awards being possible at the platinum, silver and gold levels. 3Dream.net empowers users to cost effectively show their clients what their finished spaces will look like in three dimensions. Users can initially set up a floor plan in blueprint view and then, with one click, the view will appear in three dimensions. Once the view is in three dimensions, the user can select furniture icons, fabrics, wall colors, flooring and window treatments, accessories, etc. to show their clients a total solution. In addition, users can “walk” their clients around the room, view it from multiple angles, add and subtract items, change item sizes, change colors, fabrics and finishes all with one click of the mouse. 3Dream.net is ideal for long distance applications where multiple parties are working on a project as the three dimensional plan can be emailed instantly to interested parties. Alternatively, with a web conferencing solution such as WebEx or gotomeeting, the entire project can be completed in a much shorter time frame than would otherwise be possible with all parties instantly being able to visually communicate via the three dimensional view they would be sharing online. “Retailers are actively searching for inexpensive ways to drive traffic, provide their customers with a differentiated experience while in the store, and ideas to help their sales consultant maximize the value of each customer interaction,“ said Ross Barlett CEO of ViewIT Technologies. "3Dream.net, our three dimensional room planning software, meets all of these criteria. Unlike other programs that may be available, we understand the need to make it very affordable for the retailer to provide this type of tool to its customers and, also, to make this type of tool one that is available only when the customer visits the store.” “Once retailers at the recent Las Vegas show saw the powerful visuals they can use in their advertising to promote the consumer benefits of 3-D room planning visualization software, they were on board with us. These retailers saw how easy it was to drive traffic into their stores using this tool, and we signed up over 100 new accounts.” 3Dream.net’s room planning software has been in development for over 5 years and was formally introduced during the High Point Market last March. It allows users to draw out their room in two dimensions and then, with one click of a mouse, the room appears in three dimensions. At that point, customers and consultants can “walk” completely around the room, choose the furniture they wish to have in the room, re-position the furniture, view the furniture from multiple angles, zoom in and out, change paint, fabric, wall colors, etc. It is intuitive and easy to use and allows for every variation of design a retail design consultant could wish to show a customer. In addition, completed 3-D floor plans can be emailed to architects, designers, friends, etc. immediately so that buy-in can be obtained without a lengthy wait. 3Dream™ operates as a monthly subscription with no-up front license fees with a 30-day free trial period. Flexibility is a key factor. An account can be suspended and then reactivated at any time. The cost for retailers and in-store or independent designers is $39.00 per month. For more information about 3Dream.net’s three dimensional room planning software, contact ross@spaceplanning.com.

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