The Opticon OPL 9725 features IrDA wireless communication which permits cable free portability. Collect your information in a remote location such as a store or warehouse and return to your desired IrDA equipped device such as a PDA, mobile printer, tablet PC or cellular phone for wireless download of your data. Various cradle products are available to provide charging or charging with communications options. The OPL 9725 features an IrDA interface within the cradle allows data transfer when the scanner is inserted for charging. The multiple station cradle permits charging of up to 5 terminals simultaneously. You can also daisy chain up to 16 cradles to a single host computer to form a network.