SOURCE: Socket Mobile, Inc.

Socket Mobile, Inc.

September 14, 2011 06:30 ET

Socket Mobile Releases ScannerSettings™ Application in Apple® App Store

Application Utility Assists Developers With Integration of the Apple iOS Certified Socket Bluetooth® CHS 7Xi and 7XiRx Barcode Scanners

NEWARK, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced the availability of its new free application, ScannerSettings, in the Apple App Store in iTunes. The ScannerSettings application is a tool for Apple iOS developers integrating the Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) 7Xi and 7XiRx with their applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.

Developers using the Socket Software Development Kit (SDK) can take advantage of having access to the source code for ScannerSettings, which is included in the SDK, to customize the following with respect to the CHS 7Xi and 7XiRx:

  • Supported 2D and 1D symbologies or barcode types
  • Define suffix or prefix (e.g. a carriage return or special character)
  • Customize user feedback mechanisms (LED, beep, vibrate)

"The ScannerSettings utility provides developers a proven source code example of what is possible when incorporating our SDK APIs into their applications and using our Apple iOS certified CHS 7Xi and 7XiRx barcode scanners," said Samantha Chu, product marketing manager for data collection products at Socket Mobile. "CHS 7Xi or 7XiRx development for iOS can be as simple or as complex as your code needs to be."

ScannerSettings Availability
ScannerSettings is available for free download on the Apple App Store in iTunes. ScannerSettings requires Apple iOS 4.1 or later and will only work with the Socket Bluetooth CHS 7Xi or 7XiRx barcode scanner. The CHS 7Xi and 7XiRx are Apple iOS certified for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and sold separately, SKU# CX2864-1336 (7Xi) and CX2866-1338 (7XiRx). The source for ScannerSettings is included in the purchase of any of the following SocketScan 10 Software Development Kits:

SocketScan 10 Developer Program with Optional Compensation
The SocketScan 10 Developer Program with optional compensation is designed to reward developers who integrate support for the CHS products into their applications and recommend the CHS for use with their software. To learn more about how you can profit by recommending Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanners for use with your software application, visit the SocketScan 10 Web site.

About Socket Mobile
With more than 19 years of experience in the Automatic Identification and Data Capture market, Socket makes mobile computing and productivity work. The company offers a family of handheld computers and an extensive portfolio of AIDC peripherals designed specifically for business mobility deployments and to enable productivity increases and drive operational efficiencies in healthcare, hospitality and other vertical markets. The company also offers OEM solutions for the mobile device market. Socket is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at 510-933-3000 or Follow Socket Mobile on Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe to, the company's official blog.

Socket and Cordless Hand Scanner are trademarks or registered trademarks of Socket Mobile. All other trademarks and trade names contained herein may be those of their respective owners.

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