SOCKET MOBILE AND RAM® Mounting Systems to collaborate on robust single handed barcode scanning solution

June 3, 2015 by Socket Mobile | PRESS RELEASES

SOCKET MOBILE AND RAM® Mounting Systems to collaborate on robust single handed barcode scanning solution

Features include robust universal connector-charger with protective package for both the 8 Series scanner and popular devices such as the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch® and Samsung Galaxy phones

NEWARK, Calif. – June 3, 2015 – Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTC: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced it is working with RAM Mounting Systems to address a need to connect, protect, and simultaneously house and charge it’s Socket Mobile Series 8 barcode scanner with popular devices such as the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch® and Samsung Galaxy phones. This capability has been requested by development partners and end-users seeking a robust single handed solution that enables both scanning and simultaneously charging for popular Apple and Android based devices. This collaboration will provide the market with a new compelling solution that fulfills this need.

Socket’s Series 8 mobile barcode scanners are designed to be connected to a mobile host such as smartphones and the Apple iPod touch in multiple convenient attached configurations. Approximately the same size as a credit card measuring less than ½ inch (1.27cm) thick and weighing less than two ounces (48g), the Series 8 are the smallest and lightest 1D and 2D barcode scanners available in the market today. The CHS 8Ci (1D) and 8Qi (2D) scanners are supported in Socket Mobile’s Software Developers’ Kit (SDK), allowing developers to embed support for the CHS 8 Series products into their applications. Developers can obtain an SDK at:

RAM Mounting Systems has developed its, patent pending, IntelliSkin™ with Global Docking System (GDS) Technology™ to provide robust drop protection and an integrated rugged data and charge connector that’s compatible with any of its many GDS docks covering a variety of use cases.

Interested developers may obtain more information about the product under a non-disclosure agreement by contacting James Lopez, Socket’s Vice President of Marketing at (510) 933-3050. The capability is expected to be available during the fourth quarter of 2015.

About Socket Mobile Founded in 1992, Socket Mobile is a leading innovator of data capture solutions for enhanced productivity in retail point of sale, field service, healthcare, and other mobile markets. Socket Mobile’s portfolio includes cordless handheld barcode scanners for tablets and smartphones. Socket Mobile’s revenue is primarily driven by 3rd party developer deployment of barcode enabled mobile applications. Socket Mobile has a robust network of over 1,400 registered developers using its software developers kit to tightly integrate and enable sophisticated barcode scanning into their applications. Socket Mobile is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at +1-510-933-3000 or Follow Socket Mobile on Facebook, Twitter @socketmobile or subscribe to sockettalk, the company’s official blog.

About Ram Mounting Systems. Ram Mounting Systems is an industry leading US manufacturer of innovative and durable products distributed globally. Ram Mounting Systems utilizes a diverse set of manufacturing capabilities to offer full service product design and development.

Media Contacts:      
Dave Dunlap
Chief Financial Officer

For Product Information Contact: 
James Lopez
Vice President of Marketing

Socket and the Socket logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Socket Mobile, Inc. Apple and iPod touch 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. © 2015, Socket Mobile, Inc. All rights reserved.

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