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MicroD Partners with ViewIT Technologies for 3D Room Planner

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To round out its own comprehensive suite of products and services offerings for Home Furnishings Industry related to furniture visualization and space planning, MicroD announces a marketing partnership with ViewIT Technologies, developers of 3Dream™ innovative three-dimensional room-visualization software. According to Manoj Nigam, President of MicroD, “This partnership enables us to take product visualization to the next level. By integrating ViewIT’s powerful 3D technology with our ePreVue visualization software and our EasyPlan room-planning software, design professionals will be able to create an entire room in 3D wdesign professionals will be able to create an entire room in 3D with accurately draped upholstered furniture, case goods, painted or wallpapered walls, draperies, flooring, carpeting and accessories – via a simple Internet connection. Though initially intended for designers and furniture stores”, Nigam adds, “consumers will now be able to interact with Vendor-sponsored pre designed room scenes in 3D on furniture dealers' websites. Additionally since hundreds of websites already use MicroD’s EasyPlan Pro room planning software, our new joint product will allow consumers to create their room plans in 2D in easy to use EasyPlan Pro and then visualize those room plans in 3D in a collaborative way with the designers or retail sales persons. Consumers will receive a more realistic room plan with additional items and furniture stores will be able to increase the average ticket sale with this powerful technology. Equally important”, he concludes, “this partnership once again demonstrates our commitment to providing complete on-line marketing & ecommerce solutions for the furniture industry.” “Like it or not, we (as an industry) live in a world where the consumer wants and needs assurance that they are making the right decisions, said Ross Barlett, CEO of ViewIT Technologies. “They are not afraid to buy – they are afraid of making mistakes”, a fear he says can lead to in-action. “Combining our ‘whole-room’ 3-D technology with e-PreVue will be giving them that assurance and the confidence to buy”. MicroD, Inc. develops and provides online marketing and e-commerce solution for furniture industry. These solutions range from electronic catalogs, visualization and room-planning software to Internet-based business-to-business (B2B) communications software and services for a wide range of companies in the furniture, trucking and other industries. Copyrighted under the brand names of ePreVue and Exim Commerce, MicroD’s products are the preferred choice of major companies such as Ethan Allen, Thomasville, Bassett Furniture, La-Z-Boy, Kittles Furniture, Boyles Furniture etc.. To learn more about MicroD’s products and services, visit their web site at www.microdinc.com ViewIT Technologies Inc, develops and markets innovative design-related sales tools for industry professionals. Best known for The Board™ series of room planners, they have been servicing the home interiors industry for over 16 years. In spring of ’08 ViewIT launched www.3Dream.net - a to-the-trade online 3-d design system.. Clients include La-Z-Boy, Drexel Heritage, Crate and Barrel, and most of the top 100 retailers. ViewIT is based in Toronto, Canada

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