Affordable Barcode Scanner Offers Businesses More Opportunities to Deploy Customized Data Collection Applications With iPad(R), iPhone(R) and iPod touch(R)
Socket Mobile, Inc announced the upcoming availability of the Socket Bluetooth(R) Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) 7Ci, a low-cost barcode scanner for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The CHS 7Ci expands upon Socket Mobile’s popular CHS Series 7 line of barcode scanners by providing an affordable option for reading 1D barcodes into Apple devices that is also backed by an optional software development kit.
The Socket CHS 7Ci is a 1D imager-based barcode reader that can decode both printed barcodes and barcodes displayed on device screens. It features a special authentication chip to enable two-way communications with Apple devices, making SDK support for Apple iOS possible.
Besides Apple iOS, the CHS 7Ci is also compatible with the Android, BlackBerry and Windows operating systems. Pricing and Availability The CHS 7Ci is expected to be available for purchase in Q2 2012 following certification by Apple at an MSRP of $260.
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