Socket Mobile Adds Apple(R) iPhone(R) 5 Support to Cordless Hand
Barcode Scanners Certified by Apple for the New iPhone
NEWARK, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/12 -- Socket Mobile, Inc.
(OTCQX: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity
solutions, today announced iPhone 5 support for the Socket
Bluetooth(R) Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) line of portable barcode
The CHS is a pocket-sized barcode scanner that enables ultrafast,
untethered data collection in applications such as retail point of
sale, asset tracking, inventory management and field service. Socket
Mobile has updated the SocketScan 10 Software Development Kit (SDK)
to take full advantage of the new A6 processor and taller screen of
the iPhone 5. The ScannerSettings and SocketPad utilities for the CHS
have also been updated on the Apple App Store with iPhone 5 and iPad
"Roughly 75% of the developers who use our SDK are embedding support
for CHS barcode scanners into their iOS applications," said Len Ott,
Chief Technical Officer of Socket Mobile. "Socket Mobile was one of
the first manufacturers to offer Apple certified barcode scanners for
the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, and we remain dedicated to
supporting Apple's latest devices. Additionally, the Socket Mobile
Developer Program continues to exhibit strong growth in the Apple
market, with 40 business applications posted on the Apple App Store
and many proprietary applications distributed to enterprise end
The CHS is available from Socket Mobile's online store and
distribution partners. Registered developers can download the SDK
from the Socket Mobile Developer Portal. The ScannerSettings and
SocketPad utilities are available free on the Apple App Store.
About Socket Mobile
With 20 years of experience in the Automatic
Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) market, Socket makes mobile
computing and productivity work. The company offers a family of
handheld computers and an extensive portfolio of AIDC peripherals
specifically designed to increase productivity and drive operational
efficiencies in healthcare, hospitality and other business mobility
deployments. The company also offers OEM solutions for the mobile
device market. Socket is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be
reached at +1-510-933-3000 or www.socketmobile.com. Follow Socket
Mobile on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe
to sockettalk.socketmobile.com, the company's official blog.
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Socket and Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner are registered
trademarks or trademarks of Socket Mobile, Inc. Apple, iPhone, iPad,
iPod touch and App Store are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in
the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks and trade names
contained herein may be those of their respective owners.
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