Socket Mobile Starts Shipping Attachable Barcode Scanner for Apple® iPhone® New Barcode Scanner Optimized for Smartphones Available from Worldwide Distributors

NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTC: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced that its manufacturing operations have begun shipping the Socket Bluetooth® Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Series 8, a fast, commercial-grade barcode scanner that is small and thin and can be attached to the Apple iPhone, iPod touch® or other devices to provide a one-handed scanning solution.

As small as a credit card, the CHS Series 8 is optimized for use with smartphones in applications such as retail point of sale, inventory management, field sales and service, and more. It is the lightest barcode scanner on the market that can be attached to a smartphone in a sled-type scanning solution. Besides Apple iOS, CHS Series 8 is also compatible with Android, BlackBerry and Windows devices and is backed by the SocketScan 10 Software Development Kit (SDK).

The CHS Series 8 is available through Socket Mobile's worldwide distribution channel as well as its online stores for the US and Europe, SocketStore.com and SocketStore.eu.

About Socket Mobile
Founded in 1992, Socket Mobile is a leading innovator of mobile devices and productivity tools for retail point of sale, field service, healthcare, and other mobile markets. Our portfolio includes wireless handheld and hands-free barcode scanners for tablets and smartphones; durable handheld computers and accessories; and OEM solutions for the mobile device market. Socket Mobile is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at +1-510-933-3000 or www.socketmobile.com. Follow Socket Mobile on Facebook and Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe to sockettalk.socketmobile.com, the company's official blog.

© 2013, Socket Mobile, Inc. All rights reserved. 

Socket and the Socket logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Socket Mobile, Inc. Apple, iPad, iPhone, 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.

Socket Mobile Contact:
Dave Dunlap
Chief Financial Officer
510-933-3035
dave@socketmobile.com

Investor Relations Contact:
Todd Kehrli / Jim Byers
MKR Group, Inc.
323-468-2300
sckt@mkr-group.com

SOURCE Socket Mobile, Inc.



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