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Socket Mobile Developer Program Builds Momentum

Enrollment Passes 215 Member Mark and Continues to Grow

NEWARK, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTCQX: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced growing momentum for its Socket Mobile Developer Program, driven by key platform and feature integrations and commitment to developer support.

Launched in July, the Socket Mobile Developer Program enables Apple, Android and other mobile developers to create custom barcode scanning or mobile computing applications using one of the company's Software Development Kits (SDKs). With more than 215 developers registered in the program, Socket Mobile is fostering a compelling portfolio of enterprise solutions, with more than 40 business applications already published to the Apple App Store or Google Play and many proprietary applications distributed to enterprise end users.

"Developers who use our SDK demonstrate a commitment to Socket Mobile products," said Mike Gifford, Executive Vice President of Socket Mobile. "The rapid growth of our Developer Program validates not only the high quality and continuing demand for our mobile hardware but also strong traction for our products among developer communities for Apple, Android and other mobile platforms."

To view a partial listing of Apple iOS applications developed with the company's barcode scanning SDK, please visit: http://www.socketmobile.com/AppStore/

About Socket Mobile
With 20 years of experience in the Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) market, Socket makes mobile computing and productivity work. The company offers a family of handheld computers and an extensive portfolio of AIDC peripherals specifically designed to increase productivity and drive operational efficiencies in healthcare, hospitality and other business mobility deployments. The company also offers OEM solutions for the mobile device market. Socket is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at +1-510-933-3000 or www.socketmobile.com. Follow Socket Mobile on Facebook and Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe to sockettalk.socketmobile.com, the company's official blog.

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