Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCKT)

About the company

Socket Mobile, Inc. is a mobile data capture company, which engages in the provision of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity in workforce mobilization. Its products are incorporated into mobile applications used in point of sale (POS), commercial services (field workers), asset tracking, manufacturing process and quality control, transportation and logistics (goods tracking and movement), event management (ticketing, entry, access control, and identification), medical and education. The company's primary products are cordless data capture devices incorporating barcode scanning or RFID/Near Field Communications (NFC) technologies that connect over Bluetooth. All products work with applications running on smartphones, mobile computers and tablets using operating systems from Apple (iOS), Google (Android), and Microsoft (Windows). It also offers an easy-to-use software developer kit (Capture SDK) to application developers, which enables them to provide their users with advanced barcode scanning and RFID/NFC features. The firm’s products are integrated in their application solutions and are marketed by the application developers or the resellers of their applications and number of registered developers for data capture applications continues to grow. The company was founded by Michael L. Gifford and Charlie Bass in March 1992 and is headquartered in Newark, CA.


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Computer Peripherals




Kevin J. Mills





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Interlink Electronics, Inc. LINK 32.20 10.00 3.36 57.50 5.99
Socket Mobile, Inc. SCKT 7.32 17.00 0.58 -11.09 -4.26

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Socket Mobile Strengthens Balance Sheet with a Secured Subordinated Convertible Note Financing of $1.5 Million

21d ago, source: YAHOO!

NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity, today announced completion ...

SCKT.OQ - Socket Mobile, Inc. Profile | Reuters

1mon ago, source: Reuters

Socket Mobile, Inc. 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 ...

Socket Mobile completed secured subordinated convertible note financing of $1.5M

21d ago, source: Seeking Alpha

Socket Mobile (NASDAQ:SCKT) has completed a secured subordinated convertible note financing of $1.53M to increase the company's working capital balances. The notes will mature on August 30 ...

Socket Mobile, Inc. Common Stock (SCKT)

27d ago, source: Nasdaq

The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company's historical reporting dates. It is possible that this date will be updated in the future, once the company announces the ...

How USB Charging Works, or How to Avoid Blowing Up Your Phone

1d ago, source: ExtremeTech

If you take a phone that came with a 900mA wall charger and plug it into a 2,100mA iPad charger, will it explode?

Intel‘s latest compute Runtime ver 20.37.17906 brings support for the upcoming Rocket Lake-S CPU lineup

1d ago, source: Dark Side Of Gaming

Rocket Lake (RKL) is a planned microarchitecture designed by Intel as a direct successor to the Comet Lake-S series of ...

Socket Mobile Strengthens Balance Sheet with a Secured Subordinated Convertible Note Financing of $1.5 Million

21d ago, source: PR Newswire

Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding new mobile computer and data collection products, including details on the timing, distribution and market ...

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