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Socket Mobile® Debuts DuraScan™ Barcode Scanners at the 2016 NRF Show
New generation of products to be showcased

NEWARK, Calif., Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTC: SCKT), a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity, announced today that it will present and demonstrate new product offerings at the upcoming National Retail Federation (NRF) annual Expo to be held on January 17th - 19th, 2016 in New York City. Socket Mobile will present DuraScan, an updated durable line of barcode scanners and DuraCase for its Series 8 Scanners featuring RAM® IntelliSkin™ and GDS Technology™. Socket Mobile will also preview the new Socket Mobile TouchPoint™ platform to show how NFC (Near Field Communication), barcode scanning, and Bluetooth® Low Energy enrich the shopping experience by interacting with the customer's SmartPhone.

Socket Mobile will be partnering with GK Software in booth #1443 at the NRF show. 
GK Software will be displaying DuraScan to NRF attendees. DuraScan features intuitive indicators, an IP-54 durability rating, an improved tactile feel On/Off button and 15+ Hrs. of battery life among other exciting new features. The line will include 1D imager, 1D laser and 2D models. Learn more about DuraScan.

Attendees visiting the GK Software booth can also see a Loyalty App demonstrated using Socket Mobile's TouchPoint platform. The customer can NFC tap TouchPoint with their SmartPhone to earn loyalty points and then redeem these Loyalty Points by scanning a barcode on their Smartphone.

The DuraCase securely stacks Socket Mobile's Cordless Hand Scanner 8Qi onto almost any smartphone. It features RAM® IntelliSkin™ made of rubberized material resulting in a durable, lightweight, single-handed scanning solution. DuraCase integrates connectors from both devices directly into the case for dual charging via the included GDS dock.

Expected availability:
DuraCase in Q1 2016. DuraScan in Q2, 2016. TouchPoint in 2016.

Microsoft® booth #2803, HP® booth #2943 and Star Micronics booth #3117 will also be displaying and demonstrating a variety of other Socket Mobile solutions at the NRF Show as well.

About Socket Mobile, Inc.
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, healthcare, 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 over 1,400 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 Follow Socket Mobile on Facebook and Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe to SocketTalk  the company's official blog.

Socket Mobile Media Contact:
Dave Dunlap
Chief Financial Officer


SOURCE Socket Mobile, Inc.