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GREENVILLE, SC - July 01, 2009 - Socket Mobile, Inc., (NASDAQ: SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity products, and ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), an industry-leading distributor of point-of-sale (POS) and automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) systems and solutions, announced today a distribution agreement that will significantly extend the availability of Socket products into key vertical markets served by ScanSource.

ScanSource POS and Barcoding will distribute the entire Socket product line, including mobile computers and data collection peripherals, throughout the United States and Canada. Key vertical markets addressed by Socket and its application partners include healthcare, hospitality, retail merchandising, automotive and the public sector.

“This agreement is a significant step in further establishing Socket as a channel-centric company. Our presence in the channel is strengthened by thousands of ScanSource resellers having access to Socket products,” said Kevin Mills, president and CEO of Socket. “ScanSource is particularly known for its value-added services and the expertise that they deliver to their customers, and we are pleased to be working with them.”

“Socket products are a great addition to the ScanSource portfolio of mobile computers and data collection products,” said Jeff Yelton, president of ScanSource POS and Barcoding. “This distribution agreement strengthens our commitment to providing industry-leading solutions to our AIDC resellers.”

About Socket Mobile, Inc.
Socket makes mobility computing and productivity work. The company is a one-stop supplier of mobile computing hardware systems, offering a handheld mobile computer specifically designed for business mobility use and an extensive portfolio of essential mobile data collection and networking peripherals that enable mobile automation and productivity increases. The company also offers OEM solutions. Socket is headquartered in Newark, Calif. and can be reached at 510-933-3000 or

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ:SCSC} is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products, consisting of seven sales units in North America, Latin America and Europe.

ScanSource POS and Barcoding in North America, Latin America and Europe delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom in the US, and ScanSource Communications in North America and Europe, provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security in North America offers electronic security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #854 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit