Tuesday, January 10, 2006
Could The Treo 700 Be A Physical World Connection Mobile Phone?
Maybe it's wishful thinking, but could we be seeing the first barcode scanning mobile phone on the market?
I have been watching these guys to see if their technology would be embedded on the new smartphones.
Socket Communications made this announcement yesterday that offers barcode scanning ability for the new Palm 700w.
The Secure Digital Scan Card (SDSC) 3E is a Series 3 entry-level bar code scanner that adds affordable scanning to Pocket PC or Palm devices. Based on miniature Linear CMOS Imaging technology, the SDSC 3E scans all popular linear bar code symbologies.
The power of laser bar code scanning technology with the convenience of Bluetooth® Wireless Technology. They also have the ability to scan an RFID tag too.
From Sockets website:
We offer an impressive line of bar code scanning products that provide a convenient, portable and incredibly accurate way to scan huge amounts of product information into any Windows Powered mobile computer
Need some comments and input on this one.