dedication to open systems is evidenced in our approach to developing
with offerings from
other vendors in the optical industry. VisionStar doesn’t
believe that the decision to utilize a production system in an
should determine the way a lab conducts their business with their
there is no current standard for the transmission of orders in
the optical industry, VisionStar in order to maintain
an open system
is creating interfaces that will allow labs in retail environments
to select the Point of Sale system they want to use and to allow
wholesale labs to have access to all means of receiving orders
from Eye Care Professionals.
SDS/LMS interface provides a single point of entry for all
enterprise transactions that originate in either
of the two systems. All product
information including lens data, frame data and services
data is created and maintained in VisionStar LMS Oracle database.
information is automatically passed to the Point of Sale
system where it is used and displayed in an easy to read format in
down windows. Frame orders are electronically passed to
the lab with all required information
to begin production. Order status is passed back to the SDS
Point of Sale system for display in the SDS current order screen.
is currently working with Marchon to develop an interface into
the Delta systems POS product. VisionStar
would like to
use to use the VisionWeb interface format with Marchon.
pushing VisionWeb to work to establish their interface
as the optical standard for passing prescription lens orders.
is also working with Eyefinitiy to develop an interface into the
Eyefinity web site to allow prescription
to be placed. Vision Service Plan (VSP) owns Eyefinity.
VSP is responsible
for 22% of all prescription eyewear orders in the United
States. Creating an interface to Eyefinity will not
only allow VisionStar
labs to use the Eyefinity Web Services as a sales tool
with their customers, it will also allow VisionStar labs to
electronically process VSP orders without the cumbersome task of
offers a VisionWeb compliant interface that allows prescription
lens orders to be placed on the VisionWeb web site and imported
electronically into ViStar LMS. Order status is passed back to
VisionWeb to allow the practice that placed the order to get access
to the order status on the VisionWeb web site.