Psion Teklogix and Socket Communications Sign Global Reseller Agreement to Deliver on Customer's Demands

Cordless Ring Scanner 9P offers supply chain and warehouse workers increased productivity with hands-free functionality

Mississauga, ON - December 12, 2006 - Psion Teklogix (LSE: PON), a global provider of solutions for mobile computing, wireless data collection, imaging and RFID, today announced the signing of a worldwide reseller agreement with Socket Communications (NASDAQ: SCKT), a developer of data collection and network connectivity products. Under the terms of the agreement, the Psion Teklogix 7535 and WORKABOUT PRO mobile computing devices will be bundled with the Socket Cordless Ring Scanner 9P, providing customers with a best-of-breed solution that has been tested and validated in the field.

"Customers wanted a complete solution that would maximize productivity and be safe to use in a warehouse or supply chain environment, and we are thrilled to provide our global customers with this solution," said Ron Caines, president, Americas at Psion Teklogix. "The hands-free feature in the Cordless Ring Scanner takes mobile computing to the next level by allowing workers to multi-task more efficiently, freeing up time and resources for other projects."

Fully compatible with Psion Teklogix' rugged 7535 and WORKABOUT PRO mobile computing devices, the Socket Cordless Ring Scanner 9P is a wearable bar code scanner with a powerful Class 2 laser designed for demanding data collection requirements. The Liquidmetal construction provides durability in rugged environments, and minimal power usage allows for a full workday of operation without having to recharge the battery.

"Small and medium businesses in several regions around the world, and across a diverse set of vertical industries, need reliable, high quality cordless scanning products," said Peter Phillips, vice president of marketing at Socket Communications. "Mobility is great when it works and Socket is committed to working with partners like Psion Teklogix to bundle solutions that meet the specific needs of each customer."

The Socket Cordless Ring Scanner 9P is available to customers through Psion Teklogix' global sales offices and through Socket Communications.

About Psion Teklogix, Inc.
Psion Teklogix is a global provider of mobile computing solutions which deliver real-time access to enterprise data at the point of activity to improve business efficiency and productivity for leading enterprises throughout the world. Solutions are built around a range of high-quality, innovative mobile computers designed for tough and demanding environments. Psion Teklogix has leading expertise in rugged hardware, integration, service and support and in new and emerging technologies including image capture and RFID. With over three decades of industry experience, Psion Teklogix has customers in more than 80 countries, and over 36 sales and support offices in 17 countries. The Psion Teklogix parent company, Psion PLC, is listed on the London Stock Exchange (PON.L). For more information, visit

About Socket Communications, Inc.
Socket Communications (NASDAQ: SCKT) develops and distributes a broad range of data collection and network connectivity products for mobile devices such as PDAs, Smartphones and tablet notebooks. Working collaboratively with mobile solutions from leading Strategic Vertical Integrators, world-class 3rd party software developers and OEMs, Socket products are proven to drive operational efficiencies, increase mobile workforce productivity, boost corporate performance and improve customer satisfaction. Socket is headquartered in Newark, California and can be reached at 510-744-2700 or

For more information, please contact:
Carol Montalvo
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
Socket Communications

Monica Salvo
Psion Teklogix Inc.

Cameron Kenalty
High Road Communications

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