• Socket Mobile Announces its SocketScan S550 NFC Mobile Wallet Reader is Apple VAS Certified

    Socket Mobile is excited to announce that its SocketScan S550 NFC Mobile Wallet Reader is Apple VAS Certified. Apple's Value Added Services (VAS) focus on storing and utilizing digital passes within the Apple Wallet. To use these NFC passes in the Apple Wallet, compatible readers must support the Apple VAS protocol. Socket Mobile's S550 complies with Apple's NFC VAS Protocol and is certified to select and retrieve mobile passes from the Apple wallet resident on iPhones and Apple Watches.
    December 13, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Adds Upgrade Option to Free Camera Barcode Scanner on Android

    Socket Mobile is proud to announce that you can now upgrade from our free SocketCam C820 to the SocketCam C860 on Android. The C860 is our newest, enhanced camera-based barcode scanner that turns any mobile device into a robust scanning solution capable of reading damaged and other difficult-to-read barcodes in adverse conditions.
    December 12, 2023

  • Upgrading Modern Manufacturing with Industrial Data Capture Solutions

    Reliable, accurate data capture has never been more critical for manufacturing. From managing complex supply chains to ensuring the seamless production and flow of goods, manufacturers face an array of challenges that demand innovative scanning solutions. As the daily demands and complexities continue to escalate, Socket Mobile is stepping up to the plate—providing industrial, smartphone-integrated tools that set new standards for modern manufacturing data capture processes.
    December 7, 2023

  • Socket Mobile's SocketScan S370 Universal NFC & QR Code Mobile Wallet Reader Receives NFC Forum Certification

    Socket Mobile proudly announces that the SocketScan S370 Universal NFC & QR Code Mobile Wallet Reader has achieved Certification Release 13 (CR13) certification from the NFC Forum Certification Program. The S370 has passed a rigorous testing and validation process by the program, further certifying its interoperability and performance within a vast NFC environment. With this advancement, our partners can now support the broadest contactless portfolio along with the latest 1D/2D barcode technology— all with a single reader.
    December 5, 2023

  • Android Developers: Critical Updates to the Socket Mobile Companion App and CaptureSDK

    In order to adhere to new Google requirements, we are making important updates to the Socket Mobile Companion App and CaptureSDK for Android. To avoid any significant interruptions, please ensure that your apps are updated to the latest version of CaptureSDK (1.7.30). This update is crucial for providing seamless compatibility between your CaptureSDK enabled apps and the latest Socket Mobile Companion app, particularly on Android 12 and later versions.
    November 21, 2023

  • DuraScan Wear DW940: The Next Generation in Wearable Scanning Technology

    Discover Socket Mobile's newest innovation in wearable scanning technology— the DuraScan Wear DW940. Engineered for the high demands of warehousing, manufacturing, and distribution, the DW940 effortlessly reads both 1D and 2D barcodes, ensuring industries stay ahead in the evolving world of data capture. This wearable device promises robust performance and seamless integration, marking a pivotal step towards embracing the efficiency of 2D barcode technology.
    November 13, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Reports Third Quarter and Nine-Month 2023 Results

    Socket Mobile today reported financial results that are determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (“GAAP”) for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2023.
    October 27, 2023

  • NEW XtremeScan XS940 & XtremeScan Grip XG940: Powering Up iPhones for Industrial 2D Barcode Scanning

    Socket Mobile is excited to introduce two robust additions to our XtremeScan™ line, designed to enable the capabilities of the latest iPhones and 2D barcode scanning in the most challenging work conditions. The new XtremeScan XS940 and XtremeScan Grip XG940 combine the latest innovative technologies into reliable, durable data capture solutions for industrial industries.
    October 24, 2023

  • SocketCam C820 Support for CaptureSDK Flutter is Here!

    Socket Mobile is excited to announce that SocketCam C820 support has been added to CaptureSDK Flutter! Developers can now add free camera-based barcode scanning solution to their Flutter apps that supports both iOS and Android. With SocketCam C820, testing CaptureSDK integration is simplified, and end users gain a free, high-performance camera scanning solution.
    October 23, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Announces Q3 2023 Results Release Date and Conference Call

    Announced that it will release its second quarter 2023 financial results at the close of the market on Friday, October 27, 2023.
    October 19, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Expands DuraScan Wear Line to Enable 2D Barcode Scanning

    Socket Mobile is excited to announce the expansion of the DuraScan Wear™ line of wearable scanning solutions to support 2D barcodes. Experience unparalleled comfort, mobility, and efficiency with the NEW DuraScan Wear DW940. Engineered for scenarios when precision and speed are paramount, this wearable scanner empowers workers with the flexibility to use both hands— revolutionizing data capture tasks in warehousing, manufacturing, pick & pack, and distribution.
    October 16, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Expands New Industrial XtremeScan Line to Enable the Latest iPhones with 2D Barcode Scanning

    Socket Mobile is excited to announce the expansion of the XtremeScan™ line of industrial iPhone scanning solutions to support the latest iPhone models and 2D barcodes. The addition of the XtremeScan XS940 and XtremeScan Grip XG940 enables industries to use the latest iPhone technology and easily add 1D and 2D barcode scanning, a move toward the future of data capture within extreme work environments.
    October 3, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Adds Upgrade Option to Free Camera Barcode Scanner on iOS

    It is now possible to upgrade from its free SocketCam C820 to the SocketCam C860, an enhanced camera-based barcode scanner for iOS. The C860 is the newest version of the SocketCam product family that turns any mobile device into a robust scanning solution capable of reading damaged and other difficult-to-read barcodes in all conditions.
    September 26, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Announces CaptureSDK Support for iOS 17

    CaptureSDK and its entire line of barcode scanners and NFC reader/writers have been thoroughly tested and have achieved full compatibility with iOS 17. iOS 17 compatibility across the entire Socket Mobile product line ensures that Apple iPhone users can maximize the utility of both their Socket Mobile device and their Bluetooth-paired Apple device.
    September 20, 2023

  • Reinventing Airport Baggage Handling Efficiency with XtremeScan Data Readers

    Socket Mobile's XtremeScan line of industrial barcode scanners offers a revolutionary approach to baggage handling by combining the ease of iPhone interfaces with high-performance scanning and military-grade device protection. The technology enables real-time data access, seamless synchronization with various airport systems, and improved customer communication, all aiming to create an improved user experience and increase passenger satisfaction.
    September 11, 2023

  • XtremeScan: Harnessing the Power of iPhones in Extreme Work Environments

    Socket Mobile's XtremeScan line revolutionizes the use of iPhones in extreme work environments. By overcoming traditional challenges and unlocking the potential of iOS applications, XtremeScan reshapes industrial data capture like never before.
    August 28, 2023

  • NEW XtremeScan: Industrial Barcode Scanning for iPhones

    Unlock the future of industrial barcode scanning with XtremeScan – our newest line of iPhone-compatible scanning solutions. Designed to withstand even the harshest conditions, this new product family delivers the ultimate blend of performance, durability, and convenience.
    August 23, 2023

  • CaptureSDK React Native 1.4.17 Adds C820 Free Camera-Based Scanning

    The latest CaptureSDK React Native (version 1.4.17) introduces support for camera-based scanning with SocketCam C820. This feature enables any mobile device to function as a high-performance barcode scanner, capable of scanning both 1D and 2D barcodes. The update streamlines the testing process, as no hardware is required, providing a versatile and efficient scanning solution.
    August 15, 2023

  • Socket Mobile Enters $5.6B Industrial Barcode Scanning Market

    Socket Mobile is expanding into the $5.6 billion industrial barcode scanning market with the launch of the XtremeScan line, designed specifically for iPhone 14 and 14 Pro. These products combine the versatility of iPhones with the rugged protection needed for extreme work environments, transforming them into powerful industrial tools. The XtremeScan family includes diverse options like the XtremeScan Case XC100, XtremeScan XS930, and XtremeScan Grip XG930, ensuring tailored solutions for various scanning needs.
    August 15, 2023

  • Find the Right Data Reader for Your Needs with Socket Mobile's Comparison Guides

    Navigating the diverse options of data readers can be overwhelming. Socket Mobile's Data Reader Comparison Guides simplify this task, breaking down the unique features and functionalities of various models. Equip yourself with the knowledge to make an informed purchasing decision, finding the perfect data capture solution tailored to your business needs.
    August 10, 2023

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Test out our data reading and scanning technology for free with SocketCam. The SocketCam C820 lets you scan directly into your feature application using the camera on your mobile device, ensuring high-performance scanning without the need for an external barcode scanner.