BlueDog Data Services, a new company founded by industry veterans Curt Hayes, Doug Dodd and Chad Modad of Audio Designs, Inc., announces that is officially launching today. BlueDog Data Services provides CEDIA and InfoComm channel integrators with process, procedures and standards necessary to compete, grow and remain profitable as the market continues to evolve.

At the core of its services, BlueDog will offer complete and accurate data for popular proposal software applications. Currently, these software applications rely on an ad-hoc group of manufacturers, admin staff, sales people, project managers and system designers creating thousands of individual databases with no form of communication or coordination. BlueDog's data is based on a field tested and proven model that greatly increases efficiency and profitability for these integrators. 

"We have seen how excited integrators get about their new proposal systems then are unable to fully utilize those tools because of inaccurate, incomplete and inconsistent data," said Curt Hayes, chief executive officer of BlueDog Data Services. "BlueDog Data Services can bring a secure cloud-based database to those dealers that includes defined and consistent product categories and installation times for all of their manufacturers' products allowing dealers to quickly and easily provide accurate proposals for their prospective customers." 

"Our master database is continuously updated and used by integrators across several channels," said Doug Dodd, president of BlueDog Data Services. "Our network of data even includes emerging technologies such IoT endpoint hardware and software. Providing accurate proposals is a large part of making an integration firm profitable, yet our services will go beyond that by providing additional procedures and tools, like our BlueDog Qualifier for Residential AV iPad app, to help integrators manage time and costs further". 

Based in South Florida, the BlueDog team brings over 60 years of combined experience in the luxury smart home design, manufacturing and integration marketplace. The team has designed, sold and project managed over $100 million in CEDIA and InfoComm channel projects over the past 27 years. 
BlueDog Data Services will be at CEDIA EXPO in Dallas, Texas October 14 - 17.

Kyle Glass