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Barcode Scanner Stand allows hands-free coupon processing.

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July 17, 2014 - Socket Mobile QX Stand lets mPOS (mobile point of sale) customers securely scan electronic coupons by passing them under Socket Mobile CHS Series 7 barcode scanner in auto detection mode. Barcode scanners, designed for mobile use, connect with smartphones and tablets using Apple®, Android® or Windows® OSs. When merchants place CHS series 7Qi barcode scanner in QX Stand, customers can scan their coupons to redeem merchandise or present electronic coupons and tickets.

Socket Communications Inc.

37400 Central Court, Newark, CA, 94560-3444, USA

Original Press Release

Socket Mobile Enhances Hands-Free Coupon Processing for Mobile Point of Sale and Hospitality Solutions

Press release date: July 14, 2014

NEWARK, Calif. -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTC: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced a hands-free barcode scanning solution for processing mobile coupons. The Socket Mobile QX Stand will enable customers to securely scan electronic coupons by passing them under a Socket Mobile barcode scanner in auto detection mode without relinquishing control of their electronic devices.

Socket Mobile maintains a leadership position in the Cordless Hand Scanning market by listening to our customer's needs.  Driven by the significant increase in the number of mobile coupon users, our mPOS (mobile point of sale) customers requested a hands-free scanning mode for an otherwise mobile requirement.  "So we didn't just design any stand, but a stand that complements our popular line of CHS Series 7 hand scanners," says Vince Coli, Product Manager for Socket Mobile.

Socket Mobile has more than 900 software application developers registered to use Socket Mobile's software developer kit to enable Socket Mobile's barcode scanners to be used in mobile point of sale, hospitality and other mobile commercial applications. Hundreds of applications have been introduced into the market and many more are under development. Socket Mobile's barcode scanners are designed for mobile use, are easy to connect and use with smartphones and tablets using Apple®, Android® or Windows® operating systems, are attractively priced, and have a stylish look and feel in multiple colors for image conscious customers and retailers. When merchants place a CHS series 7Qi barcode scanner in the new QX Stand, customers can scan their coupons to redeem merchandise or present electronic coupons and tickets by passing their electronic devices or printed coupons under the barcode scanner.

The QX Stand will be available during August 2014. Read more about the Socket Mobile QX Stand by going to: http://ww1.socketmobile.com/products/bluetooth-scanners/accessories-bt/details.aspx?sku=AC4076-1538

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 Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe to  sockettalk.socketmobile.com, the company's official blog

Media Contacts:
Dave Dunlap
Chief Financial Officer
510-933-3035
dave@socketmobile.com

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.

© 2014, Socket Mobile, Inc. All rights reserved.

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