Renoworks to license its leading visualization technology as a Software-DevelopmentKit (SDK) to global companies targeting the building products industry
CALGARY, ALBERTA, April 5th, 2016 – Renoworks Software Inc. (TSXV: RW)(“Renoworks” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the launch of its visualization tool-kit – Renoworks SDKTM. Renoworks SDKTM is a Software Development-Kit (SDK) allowing digital marketing agencies and technology companies servicing the home remodeling and builder markets to create rich, interactive applications using Renoworks visualization platform.
“Renoworks SDK is an integral part of our Company’s growth strategy,” said Doug Vickerson, CEO of Renoworks. “Development partners consider product visualization a critical item to their customer sales and marketing success and now, for the first time, with the launch of our SDK they can deliver cutting-edge visualization technology to showcase their products in their best light.”
The Renoworks SDK provides a number of tools that lets developers build on a specific platform or integrate existing functionality into their own apps. The following major functions are included:
- UI Dashboard: The User Interface Dashboard gives Renoworks Partners the ability to tailor solutions to their clients quickly and easily. Customization ranges from powerful branding ability including logos and artwork to key call to action messaging. Partners can also indicate which exterior and interior room scenes will be active and organize them accordingly as per their client’s requirements.
- Scene Publisher API: The Scene publisher API allows a development partner to publish their own building and room scenes using a variety of file types ranging from actual photos, artist’s photo-realistic renderings and architectural blueprints. Using a unique format developed by Renoworks, it is also now possible to produce scenes automatically without the need to manually mask around areas of the image to define regions, scale and add perspective, which results in thousands of hours in time savings.
- Library publisher: The Library Publisher allows a development partner to create, organize and update specific Client libraries at will. Partners can now manage their own data, and even control the appearance and material properties of content. You can nowfine-tune your solutions in order to deliver truly unique and customized sales and marketing environments with real world manufacturer’s data.
- Product Configurator API. The product Configurator API allows clients to publish endless configurations of complex objects such as doors and windows and uses thesevisuals within their own user interface design. Using a combination of simple API calls, you can design a complete custom user experience around these dynamic graphical objects published on your web site.
More than eight partners are already using the Renoworks SDK as an engagement tool for their customers.
Renoworks is also pleased to announce it has engaged Contact Financial Corp. (“Contact”) to assist the Company with the development and execution of a comprehensive strategic communications program.
Contact is a broad-based strategic marketing and communications firm with experience in creating exposure for small- to mid-cap companies. Contact Financial, headed by Kirk Gamley, is based in Vancouver, British Columbia with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and affiliate offices in the United States and Europe. Contact’s services will include providing advice to the Company with respect to corporate development, production and distribution of investor focused communication tools, and increasing awareness of the Company within the financial community.
Contact has been retained for an initial term of six (6) months, with service to be provided on a month-to-month basis thereafter. Contact will be paid a monthly fee of CDN $4,000.00 (plus GST) and has been granted options to purchase up to 50,000 common shares of the Company with an exercise price of CDN $0.31 per share and 50,000 common shares of the Company with an exercise price of CDN $0.50 per share that shall have a life of 3 years from the date of issue, with vesting restrictions in accordance with TSX Venture Exchange policies.
Other than 100,000 common shares held directly and indirectly by Kirk Gamley and Contact Financial, none of Contact Financial group has any interest, directly or indirectly, in Renoworks or its securities, or any right or intent to acquire such an interest, other than the above-referenced proposed stock options
Renoworks Software Inc. develops and sells unique digital visualization software for the remodelling and new home construction industry, primarily in the United States and Canada. Delivered online, as a custom developed app or desktop software, Renoworks provides its technology to manufacturers, contractors, builders and retailers offering the solution to one of the home remodelling industry’s greatest challenges: enabling customers to see how their product choices will look in a realistic, virtual environment – even in their own home – before they make a purchase decision. Renoworks markets its software as a cost-effective lead generation tool and generates revenues from three main business lines: enterprise, Renoworks PROTM, and its Software Development Kit (SDK).
For further information please contact:
Doug Vickerson, CEO
Renoworks Software Inc.
2816 -21st Street NE, Suite 7
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2E 6Z2
For investor information please contact:
Contact Financial Corp.
1450 – 701 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC, Canada V7Y 1G5
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