NEWARK, Calif., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTC: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced that Square, Inc. has selected the Socket Bluetooth® Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) 7Ci barcode scanner for Square Register, a full point-of-sale system running on the Apple iPad or iPad mini that enables businesses to accept payments, track inventory, and share location information.
Square makes commerce easy for everyone, with a free credit card reader for the iPhone®, iPad and Android devices. The company processes more than $10 billion in transactions every year.
Certified by Apple for the iPad, iPad mini, iPhone and iPod touch®, the Socket CHS 7Ci is Socket Mobile's best-selling barcode scanner for smartphones and tablets. Small, sleek and comfortable to hold, the Socket CHS 7Ci connects wirelessly to a broad range of devices and enables retailers to quickly and accurately capture barcode information on product labels or device screens. The Square Business in a Box hardware bundle, which features the Square credit card reader, a wireless receipt printer and cash drawer, includes on-screen instructions for installing the Socket CHS 7Ci barcode scanner.
"Square's selection of the Socket CHS 7Ci barcode scanner for its Square Register iPad app validates how effectively the Socket CHS 7Ci meets the needs of retailers in terms of size, portability, and ease of installation," said Mike Gifford, Executive Vice President of Socket Mobile. "We are excited to be a part of the Square Register solution, providing affordable, commercial-grade mobile barcode scanning to brick-and-mortar retailers."
The Socket CHS 7Ci is backed by a Software Development Kit (SDK), known as SocketScan™ 10 SDK, which includes support for Apple, Android, BlackBerry and Windows devices and is available to members of the Socket Mobile Developer Program. For more information, please visit: http://developer.socketmobile.com.
About Socket Mobile
Founded in 1992, Socket Mobile is a leading innovator of mobile devices and productivity tools for retail POS, 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.
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