News | February 13, 2017

Socket Mobile Unveils DuraScan™ D600 Contactless Reader/Writer

Newark, CA /PRNewswire/ - Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity, today announced the expansion of their DuraScan product line with the D600 Contactless Reader/Writer. The new D600 can both read and write with near field communication, expanding the NFC market as a mobile App friendly device. It supports ISO 15693, ISO/IEC 14443A&B (including MIFARE & FeliCa) compliant Tags.

The D600 is the latest DuraScan handheld model, part of a series of highly durable, easy-to-use readers with intuitive interfacing. As an ergonomically handheld RFID reader/writer, the D600 expands Socket Mobile's data capture abilities by incorporating NFC technology. Drop and tumble tested, the D600 is also IP54 rated as well as both light weight and designed conformably to fit in the human hand.

Cellotape, a leading supplier of custom printing services including technology driven solutions like RFID labels and NFC inlays has been involved in the conceptual development of the D600:

"At Cellotape, we are always looking for solutions which promote the growth of NFC and RFID inlays. We are excited to see the D600 introduction with iOS support, excellent design, and thoughtful tools. NFC applications can be migrated to Apple® devices; user interfaces can be made better on Android devices, and Socket Capture makes it easier for Mobile App developers to create new experiences with NFC." - Timothy J. Daly, Cellotape, Smart Products President

Availability of the D600 to Developers starts in Q2 with general availability to consumers in Q3.

About Socket Mobile Founded in 1992, Socket Mobile is a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity in retail point of sale, field service, transportation, manufacturing and other mobile markets. Socket Mobile's revenue is primarily driven by the deployment of third party barcode enabled mobile applications that integrate Socket Mobile's cordless barcode scanners. Socket Mobile has a robust network of thousands of developers registered to use its software developer's kit to add sophisticated barcode scanning to mobile applications. 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 the company's official blog.

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