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Louisiana Sheriff Streamlines the Traffic Citation Process With Apple iPad(R), Socket Mobile Barcode Scanner, and Zerion Software's iFormBuilder Data Collection Platform

TMCNet:  Louisiana Sheriff Streamlines the Traffic Citation Process With Apple iPad(R), Socket Mobile Barcode Scanner, and Zerion Software's iFormBuilder Data Collection Platform

[June 13, 2012]

Louisiana Sheriff Streamlines the Traffic Citation Process With Apple iPad(R), Socket Mobile Barcode Scanner, and Zerion Software's iFormBuilder Data Collection Platform

NEWARK, CA, Jun 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced that Zerion Software, creators of the award-winning iFormBuilder data collection platform, has standardized on the Socket Bluetooth 2D Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) 7Xi for its mobile ticketing/citation project.

The eTicketing solution allows law enforcement officers to enter citation data directly on an Apple iPad(R), iPhone(R), or iPod touch(R) while interacting with drivers, eliminating the need to return to the car and thus, saving time. To reduce data entry errors, driver's license and vehicle information can be collected using the Socket CHS 7Xi barcode scanner. The final citation is printed on a Zebra mobile printer and is then sent to a centralized server or stored for later transfer when using offline.

"We have 40 officers currently using this platform and are very pleased with the results," said Troy Hidalgo, technology director at St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, located in Southeast Louisiana, 30 miles west of New Orleans. "In addition to eTicketing, we also use this application for security rounds. Upon arrival, we scan the 2D barcode on the building, which documents the time we were there and sends a report to the building owner. The Socket CHS 7Xi has made inputting data quick and easy, thus further saving us time, reducing errors, and ultimately, increasing revenue." "Our eTicketing solution is just one example of how iFormBuilder empowers forward thinking managers to solve business problems," said Sze Wong, chief executive officer of Zerion Software. "In the past, an enterprise project such as this would have required an IT team, necessitating full corporate buy-in and involvement from numerous other departments. iFormBuilder automates this process, allowing anyone who can write a simple script to use our existing infrastructure to create their solution. We call this 'The Smart Enterprise.'" "iFormBuilder allows a breadth of possibilities by allowing anyone to leverage the cloud infrastructure provided by Zerion and apply their requirements and needs to produce a solution," said Mike Gifford, executive vice president at Socket Mobile. "We're already seeing deployments using Zerion's SAAS offering, and we expect to see many more Smart Enterprise solutions using the iFormBuilder platform. We are extremely pleased that Zerion Software has chosen the Socket CHS barcode scanners as their recommended scanner of choice for Apple iOS devices." About Zerion Software Zerion Software creates mobile applications for businesses of all sizes, focusing on The Smart Enterprise(TM) Market on emerging platforms including the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android. Founded in 2003, Zerion Software's SAAS based mobile business applications are being used across the globe helping businesses reduce costs, increase productivity, and improve customer satisfaction. Zerion Software's flagship product, iFormBuilder, is an award-winning, patented mobile platform that provides data integrity in connected, disconnected and ultra-disconnected environments. For more information, visit http://www.iformbuilder.com or email sales@iformbuilder.com.

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 510-933-3000 or www.socketmobile.com. Follow Socket Mobile on Twitter @socketmobile and subscribe to sockettalk.socketmobile.com, the company's official blog.

Socket and SoMo are registered trademarks of Socket Mobile. Apple, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a trademark of Apple Inc. All other trademarks and trade names contained herein may be those of their respective owners.

Copyright 2012, Socket Mobile, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE: Socket Mobile, Inc.

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