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United States : SOCKET MOBILE introduces SoMo655 handheld computer with NFC

April 30, 2014

Socket Mobile has introduced SoMo 655 handheld computer, available in June through Socket's worldwide distribution channels. The SoMo 655 can read and process information using NFC technology.

Using the NFC capability, SoMo655 handheld computer will be able to use in healthcare for RFID patient identification; hospitality applications for loyalty cards or event tickets; and retail applications for taking high-end inventories marked with RFID tags and linear barcodes. The SoMo 655 RFID Reader with NFC operates both as a reader and writer. It will read NFC High Frequency 13.56MHz contactless smart tags covering those that are ISO/IEC 14443A and B compliant including Mifare and Sony FeliCa.

It can also read tags that are ISO 15693 compliant, EPC GEN 2 HF and ISO 18000-3 mode 3 compliant, and will also read other proprietary tags. The RFID NFC reader plugs into the SoMo 655 handheld computer and enables single handed operations. The model 6E2 RFID reader has a US manufacturer's suggested retail price of USD 225. The model 6P2 is a combination RFID NFC reader and barcode scanner with a price of USD 569.00. The RFID Readers will be in black and antimicrobial white to match the SoMo 655 and 655Rx, respectively.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)