Windows Tablet POS for Pharmacy Point of Sale Solutions Provider
All, Case Study, Healthcare, Microsoft Development, Mobile and Wireless, Retail / E-commerce
Windows Tablet POS
Visual Studio 2015
MVVM with WCF
Client is a retail management solutions provider offering pharmacy point-of- sale solutions for retail and outpatient pharmacies. The company was the first to market with electronic signature capture for HIPAA signature compliance and a fully capable, mobile point-of- sale device. It is well-known for its POS solutions for the independent pharmacies and offers a wide range of solutions to meet the needs of the pharmacy industry. The company provides valuable POS solutions in more than 50 states in US.
The client had mobile POS solution, but, now to upgrade with the latest technology and needs they wanted to develop POS software that is compatible with Windows tablet or say handheld devices. Hence, they approached Brainvire with their need to develop retail management POS software for pharmacies that is compatible with Windows tablet.
Brainvire’s team wasted no time in suggesting the client an appropriate method to execute the project. After discussing with the client, their requirements for the Windows tablet software, the Brainvire team started working out on their strategy to build a customized Windows tablet based POS system that can have all the features and functionalities as desired by the client.
The existing POS system of the client was studied and thoroughly analyzed initially to understand the technology behind it. Then, the same was implemented from scratch for Windows tablet compatibility, but with the changes suggested by the client. MVVM architecture with WCF service integration was planned to be implemented for the successful execution of the project.
Dynamic user interface that changes according to the server response from WCF service
Alternate forms of payment like swiping credit and debit cards, cash or check etc.
Support for partial payment methods, for example, it enables customer to make payment through cash partially and remaining with credit card
Easy product search
Efficient payer audits enabled through electronic signature capture
Barcode scanning and receipt generation
Calculating discounts based on products and product categories
A highly interactive UI was designed for the POS keeping usability in mind.
Keeping in mind the speed and user experience with POS, the user interface was developed for intuitive response
Implementation of MVVM architecture with WCF service integration
Dynamic UI generation based on server response generated from WCF services
Successfully understood the technology and architecture behind the existing POS solution of the client and redefined it from the scratch for compatibility with Windows tablet.
Portable Point of Sale solution for the pharmacy
Improved customer services
Easy payments and time saving transactions for pharmacy
Enhanced efficiency, flexibility and savings for the pharmacy