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Socket & EFI Demo eBeam

Socket demos Bluetooth support for EFI's eBeam digital whiteboard system, able to capture whiteboard content on mobile devices

June 12, 2002

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AMSTERDAM -- Socket Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT, PSE: SOK), the Mobile Connection™ Company, today announced that it will demonstrate its Bluetooth support for Electronics For Imaging's(NASDAQ: EFII) award-winning eBeam System 3™ digital whiteboard appliance at the international Bluetooth Congress in Amsterdam. Leveraging its Bluetooth Connection Kit, which creates a cable-free link between a Pocket PC or other Windows CE device, Socket will show how a Bluetooth-enabled eBeam® system can instantly broadcast whiteboard content via a wireless link to anyone with a mobile device."Socket and EFI are demonstrating what we believe is just the beginning of Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices for meeting and conference room participants," said Mike Gifford, Socket's executive vice president of business development. "Coupling whiteboard note-taking with PDAs is the first step in making the process Mobility Friendly™."eBeam System 3, a hand-sized device that attaches to the corner of any whiteboard or writing surface, captures meeting notes and diagrams as they are created and broadcasts them over the Internet or corporate intranet in real-time. Information can be viewed, saved, edited, shared, and printed using a Mac or PC.The eBeam System 3 with embedded Socket Bluetooth technology will be demonstrated at the Socket Booth (#517) at the Bluetooth Congress in Amsterdam, June 12-14, 2002.Socket Communications Inc.Electronics For Imaging Inc.

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