Frequently Asked Questions
We are a software technology company based in Seattle, WA. For the past 20 years, we have been creating 2D and 3D space planning and visualization software. Our applications for office furniture, closet, garage, and storage space planning, provide a unique sales experience for your customers and a competitive advantage for your business.
All of the software we create is made with salespeople, designers, and their customers in mind. The functionality built into Z-Axis, SmartWare, LiveStorage, improves how businesspeople interact with their customers by providing photorealistic 3D visualization, complete product vocabulary, intelligent and fast reconfiguration tools, and a library of typicals at your fingertips. All of these software tools help you connect with your customers to quickly and easily develop winning designs and to create compelling 3D visual presentations. Bring your design conversation to life with your customer and help buyers see their spaces.
Yes. The software was created so that you can use it with your customer to design their perfect, custom space. Buyers can virtually design, configure, and visualize their spaces with 3D zooming, spinning, fly-by motion, and walk-through animations. The technology enables your customer to become a co-designer.
All of our 3D software runs on a Windows XP SP3 or better operating system, which includes Windows Vista and Windows 7 running Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. Further system recommendations include: Processing power 2.0+Ghz with 1Ghz minimum. 1GB hard drive minimum, application size is approximately 600MB. 2GB RAM (memory) minimum, 4+GB recommended depending on operating system. Screen resolution of 1024x768 or higher. Internet Explorer 6.0 or better. A periodic connection to the internet is required to maintain activation and to receive updates.
Both Z-Axis and LiveStorage are intuitive, easy-to-use applications that make it easy to get started placing products and creating rooms. Software users also have access to help documents, webinars, and hands-on training sessions with a CHI·LLC expert for all training needs.
Customers that use our applications, such as Z-Axis, SmartWare, LiveStorage, tell us that they are realizing significant, tangible benefits such as a dramatically faster sales cycle, fewer errors, and greater customer satisfaction through photorealistic visual renderings. Customers tell us that their buyers are energized when they see their custom space design in 3D, helping them win the business.
If you have a question about any of our software products and services that we did not answer above, please contact us and a CHI·LLC representative will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.