2017

  • Socket Mobile's 25th Anniversary


2016

  • Socket Mobile on Nasdaq

  • New Products
    • Socket Mobile DuraCase™ for 800 Series Barcode Scanners
    • Socket Mobile DuraScan™ D700 1D 1D Bluetooth Barcode Scanner
    • Socket Mobile DuraScan™ D730 1D Laser Bluetooth Barcode Scanner
    • Socket Mobile DuraScan™ D750 1D/2D Imager Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

2015

  • New Products
    • Refresh of Series 8 to 800 Series.
    • Socket Mobile Charging Mount

2014

  • New Products
    • Socket Mobile Charging (QX) Stand for series 7 Q and X CHS Bluetooth scanners
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 8Qi attachable barcode scanner 
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7Qi 1D/2D barcode scanner
    • All products built of antimicrobial materials

2013

  • New Products
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 8Ci attachable barcode scanner
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner Series 7 - Spring Color Collection
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7Mi, 7Pi Apple certified laser barcode scanners

2012

  • New Products
    • SoMo 655 Handheld Computer
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7Ci (Apple Certified)
    • U.S. Patent for Cordless Scanner and Stylus
    • SocketPad for iOS available on Apple App Store
    • Released SoMo 655 SDK
    • Launched new Socket Mobile Developer Program
    • Added Android support to CRS Series 9

2011

  • 1st App on Apple App Store Made with SocketScan 10 SDK Available
  • Opened Asia Pacific service center in Australia
  • Shipped 50,000th SoMo handheld computer
  • Socket Mobile debuts its 1st app on Apple App Store: ScannerSettings
  • Developed Wi-Fi Persistence Mode for SoMo 650
  • Added support to SocketScan 10 software for iOS, Android OS
  • New Products:
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7C
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7Xi (1st Apple Certified product)
    • SocketScan 10 SDK with support for iOS, Android OS, BlackBerry OS, Windows
       

2010

  • Added Android support to SocketScan 10 software
  • Opened European service center in Germany
  • Launched SocketScan 10 Developers Compensation Program
  • Selected by Panasonic as a Healthcare Hardware Partner
  • Launched SoMo 650 in Japan with a Japanese language version
  • New Products:
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7E v3
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7M2
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7X and 7XRx
    • DuraCase
    • Go Wi-Fi! P322 SDIO 802.11a/b/g card
    • U.S. Patent for Functionality and Policies Based on Wireless Device Dynamic Associations
       

2009

  • Launched Socket Third-Party Accessories Recommendation (STAR) Program
  • Sold Serial I/O business unit to Quatech
  • Launched first antimicrobial products for healthcare
  • New Products:
    • Go Wi-Fi P320 SDIO 802.11a/b/g WLAN card
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7EL
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7E2
    • SoMo 650Rx
    • Socket Mobile Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner 7NRx, 7XRx
    • CF Scan Card 5E2
    • CF Scan Card 5XRx
    • SD Scan Card 3E2
    • SoMo 650 BackPack broadband ExpressCard adapter
    • USB Ethernet Gigabit Adapter
 

2008

  • SoMo 650 awarded Portable Computing Magazine Product of the Year
  • New Products
    • SoMo 650Rx - Antimicrobial
    • Industrial Headset & Microphone
    • Enhanced Wi-Fi Companion
    • USB-to-Serial Adapter
    • 802.11a/b/g WLAN products for OEM
  • U.S. Patent for Cordless Hand Scanner with Improved User Feedback
  • U.S. Patent for Portable/Wearable Electronic Device



2007

  • New Product
    • SoMo® 650 handheld device
  • Socket Communications operate under the new name Socket Mobile, Inc.
  • U.S. Patent for External Enclosure Portion of a Removable Expansion
  • U.S. Patent for Ring-like Wearable Electronic Device



2006

  • New Products
    • Cordless Ring Scanner
    • Go Wi-Fi P500 Card
    • Wi-Fi Alliance Brand Awards - 2006 WIFFIES
    • U.S. Patent for Cordless Hand Scanner



2005

  • New Products
    • USB Bluetooth Adapter
    • OrganizeIT barcoding software suite
    • SDIO v.92 56K modem
    • Wi-Fi® Companion Software
    • Increased developer support through Strategic Vertical Integrator Program



2004

  • First profitable year on $26.1 million in revenue
  • New Products
    • Battery-powered Bluetooth modem
    • Bluetooth bar code scanner
    • RFID software developers kit
    • New Bluetooth software for Windows XP notebooks and tablets
    • Mobile Power Pack
    • New Security Software for Pocket PC WLAN connectivity
    • New Bluetooth GPS receiver
  • Increased developer support through Strategic Vertical Integrator Program
  • Member of Wi-Fi Alliance



2003

  • Introduced SDIO wireless plug-in cards: Bluetooth and Wireless LAN
  • Expanded bar code scanning product line with 2D imager and SDIO plug-in scanner
  • Reported positve cash flow from operations and third consecutive quarter of record revenue in the third quarter



2002

  • Launched "Empowering Mobility Partner Program"
  • U.S. Patent awarded for removable memory in a removable I/O device
  • Introduced first stand alone Bluetooth product: GPS receiver



2001

  • User friendly corporate identity and look
  • CF Bluetooth plug-in card and software shipping
  • Expansion of Socket Mobile Product Line: Bluetooth Connection Kit, Modem Card, Ethernet 10/100, Digital Phone Connection for Palm
  • Member of Bluetooth Special Interest group (SIG)



2000

  • Shipped the first Bluetooth CompactFlash card
  • Member of Working Group to define the SD I/O standard
  • Acquired 3rd Rail Engineering, engineering services and product design company



1999

  • Developed patent-pending technology for combining I/O and removable memory on a single card



1998

  • Shipped first CompactFlash I/O Cards Scanning



1997

  • Co-invented the CompactFlash I/O standard



1996

  • Expanded PC serial card family of products: ruggedized serial and dual serial cards
  • Commenced work on plug-in connection products for first Windows CE handheld computers



1995

  • Became a public company



1994

  • Shipped first dual-mode PC Card wireless email receiver



1993

  • Established worldwide distribution network
  • Introduced low-power serial PC card designed for mobile devices



1992

  • Socket Mobile founded
  • Delivered the world’s first PCMCIA network card