Profile: Socket Mobile Inc (SCKT.PH)
15 Apr 2019
Socket Mobile, Inc., incorporated on May 3, 1995, is a producer of data capture products. The Company's products are integrated into mobile applications used in mobile point of sale (mPOS), hospitality, asset management, commercial services, healthcare and other mobile business markets. The Company operates through mobile systems solutions for businesses segment. Its cordless barcode scanners connect over Bluetooth and work with applications running on smartphones, mobile computers and tablets using various operating systems. It offers a software developer kit (SDK) to mobile application developers to enable the use of its products with their applications.
The Company offers barcode scanning products for both one-dimensional (1D), including imager and laser, and two-dimensional (2D) barcode scanning in standard and durable cases. Its 7 Series barcode scanners are designed for handling as a cordless barcode scanner. Its D700 series barcode scanners are used in linear imaging, laser and 2D models. Its 8 Series cordless barcode scanners in linear imaging and 2D models are designed to be attachable to smartphones for one-handed barcode scanning and can also be used in handheld mode. They attach to smartphones with a detachable clip. It designs products and tests product components obtained from third-party contract manufacturers. It subcontracts the manufacturing of its product components to third-party contract manufacturers located in the United States, Mexico, Taiwan and Singapore.
The Company offers near field communications (NFC) data capture products and handheld computers. It offers a combination sleeve and charging station to attach as a single unit of its Series 8 model barcode scanners to an iPod or similar device for one-handed barcode scanning in environments. It is engaged in developing products that its developers can use within their applications to accept information either by barcode scan or by an electronic transfer of data over NFC or radio frequency identification (RFID). It offers a family of Socket Mobile (SoMo) handheld computer products with antimicrobial cases running the Windows Embedded Handheld System 6.5 operating system. Its handheld computers are designed with wireless local area network (802.11 b/g/n) and Bluetooth connectivity for use with applications that do not require phones.
The Company competes with Koamtec, Code Corporation, Opticon, Datalogic, Infinite Peripherals, Honeywell, Datalogic, Zebra Technologies, Square, Clover, Revel Systems, Poynt, Verifone, Ingenico, Apple, Google, PayPal and Visa.
Socket Mobile Inc
39700 Eureka Dr
NEWARK CA 94560-4808