Data Guides

Socket Mobile scanners and readers capture data from many barcode types, as well as contactless readers and writers that offer multiple forms of data capture and read various RFID and NFC tag formats. Learn more about each data type to help guide you in finding the Socket Mobile product that's right for you.

1D
1D Barcodes

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1D Imager scans 1 dimensional, linear barcodes, on paper and screen.

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1D Imager

Laser
1D Laser Scanner

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1D Laser scans 1D barcodes, great for fast scanning with angles or distance, through plastic or glass, most any lighting.

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1D Imager

2D
2D/1D Barcodes

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2D Imager scans 2 dimensional and 1 dimensional barcodes, scans both stacked and linear barcodes, scans on paper and screen.

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1D Imager
1D Imager
D720, D820, DS820, S720, S820

 

OCR
2D/1D Barcode,
MRZ/OCR

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Contactless Reader/Writer reads 2D/1D barcodes, passports (MRZ) and OCR-A / OCR-B / MICR E13B codes.

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1D Imager

Contactless Reader-Writer
Contactless
Reader/Writer

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NFC and RFID Reader reads RFID tags, HF tags, labels, smart devices and writes/encodes, locks, unlocks tags and communicates peer-to-peer with smart devices.

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Still not sure which data reader is right for you, or have questions regarding the solution best suited for your business’ requirements? Our customer support team is available to help you through your product purchase decision and answer any questions you have.

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