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Tracing Points enhancements for labs using DVI software

Tom Doyle
by Tom Doyle on January 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM

In its November/December 2018 issue, LabTalk magazine featured the ongoing collaboration between Frames Data and laboratory software provider, DVI:


Lens processing professionals know the value of Tracing Points—the database of frame shapes developed by LabTalk's sister publication, Frames Data, that streamlines the lens-fitting process.

Now, users of the lab management software system (LMS) built by Digital Vision Inc. (DVI) will notice an enhanced experience. Instead of waiting for CD-ROM updates, Tracing Points for DVI users is updated automatically, on a weekly basis.

labtalkcoverThe enhancement means that those using both Tracing Points and DVI will essentially have at their fingertips a “living” database of tracing information for thousands of the most popular frame designs, collected by Frames Data, augmented by DVI and stored for customer use.

“We’ve been using Tracing Points with DVI for about six months,” said Jeff Jansen, Operations Manager for the finishing and surfacing lab of Park Nicollet Medical Center in St. Louis Park, Minn. “Before we started with it, every time we got a new job in, our staff would have to trace the frame and hand-enter the data, and obviously that took up a lot of time. Now, we have reliable data already stored in the system... "

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 For more information about Tracing Points, call 1-800-821-6069 ext 4.

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Tom Doyle
Written by Tom Doyle
Tom Doyle is Frames Data’s Director of Marketing & Key Accounts, and has been working as a marketer within the optical industry for over 10 years. In that time he’s worked with many software companies on new integrations, and has developed an understanding of what works and what doesn’t. Tom is also keenly interested in productivity methodology, the color orange used in marketing, and karaoke. He is also a die-hard cat person.
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