BuildingReports® announces new Bluetooth®-supported device for ScanSeries®

ATLANTA – November 1, 2016BuildingReports® is pleased to announce the general availability of the Socket Mobile S8001D Imager Barcode Scanner following the Beta release. The Bluetooth® device is configured to pair with supported mobile devices equipped with pair with Android and iOS devices equipped with BuildingReports’ ScanSeries application.

Exclusive to members of the BuildingReports network, ScanSeries provides the entire suite of inspection apps including FireScan®, SecurityScan®, SprinklerScan®, SuppressionScan® and SafetyScan®. The application is available for download or version update from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

Helping to minimize data entry, the Socket Mobile S800 1D Imager Barcode Scanner pairs to smartphones while remaining small, thin and easy to use and is optimized for attaching to mobile devices, enabling one-hand operation. In beta testing, testers noted some of the advantages including:

    ·Extends battery life of paired mobile devices versus using the mobile device’s camera for scanning.

    ·Faster scan speed than mobile devices, which reduces inspection times.

    ·More cost-effective for companies that employ a BYOD (bring your own device) model for mobile phones.

BuildingReports will also offer a special clip for the scanner, perfect for attaching the device to smoke poles or other equipment to scan out-of-reach items. And, because it’s lightweight and less expensive, there is less risk of damaging a more expensive mobile device on the job. The device is available to members immediately and can be purchased directly from BuildingReports as a standalone unit or as part of a kit that includes the special attachment clip.

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Building safety compliance is critical to service companies, building owners and fire and safety officials who are charged with safeguarding occupants. BuildingReports’® mobile and online inspection reporting tools enable inspectors to gather data on fire and life safety devices quickly to ensure that they are working properly and meet code requirements or identify actions needed to meet compliance through easily verifiable inspection reports. With more than 3 million inspection reports to date, 500,000 buildings represented and over 700 inspection companies in its network, BuildingReports® has earned its reputation as the trusted name in compliance reporting. For more information, contact or visit

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