SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) keeps them connected for days! Offering great style and exceptional audio quality affordable for everyone, the M50™ headset combines Plantronics’ award-winning sound and noise reduction technology, best in class battery life and an updated style for today’s consumer. The M50 is one of the only devices at this price point to offer stereo Bluetooth® (the A2DP standard), for listening to music, podcasts or GPS directions.)--People on the go have reason to cheer while
“We maintained our history of exceptional audio quality and fresh designs, while adding device and software innovations so our new lineup provides the mobile experience you deserve, whether you’re using the device for work or play.”
The M50 headset is Plantronics’ third consumer offering this Fall that makes communications easier and more intuitive for mobile professionals and consumers like you. This year, Plantronics delivered its smallest headset ever, devices with intelligent sensors that know when you’re wearing them, and apps that let you join a conference call from your iPhone® with just one touch or perform a sound check to ensure you can be heard clearly before you make that important call.
“Our goal is to keep making communications smarter and easier, and we raised the bar this year across the board,” said Elizabeth Hamren, vice president of Marketing at Plantronics. “We maintained our history of exceptional audio quality and fresh designs, while adding device and software innovations so our new lineup provides the mobile experience you deserve, whether you’re using the device for work or play.”
In addition to the M50 headset, Plantronics’ 2011 lineup of apps and devices that improve the mobile communications experience includes:
MarqueTM M155 – Ideal for Smartphones; Enhanced with Apps
Plantronics’ outrageously small and smart headset that offers voice-guided pairing for iPhone® and AndroidTM smartphones, voice recognition to answer or ignore calls hands-free, and stereo Bluetooth® to listen to music, GPS directions or email in excellent quality. The MyHeadset™ app, currently available in the Android Market and App Store, will do a sound check and familiarize you with the added functionality of your headset.
Voyager® PRO HD – So Smart It Knows When You’re Wearing It
The first consumer headset that knows when you’re wearing it is also the smartest headset on the market. Plantronics Smart Sensor™ technology cleverly routes calls to the headset when it's on your ear and to the handset when it's not.
InstantMeetingTM – Connected with Just One Touch
Plantronics InstantMeeting app now connects you to conference calls from your iPhone®, in addition to BlackBerry® and AndroidTM phones, with just one touch. InstantMeeting scans your calendar, automatically inserts the dial in number and passcodes, and lets you notify participants if you are running behind so you’ll never miss or be late to a conference call again.
VocalystTM – Stay Connected with Your Voice
Send email or text messages, post to Facebook and Twitter, or check the weather hands-free and more with the Vocalyst Voice and Text Services. A one year subscription to the cloud-based Vocalyst service is included with the purchase of select Plantronics headsets.
M50™ Pricing and Availability
The M50 headset is available now at retailers nationwide for $49.99.
About Plantronics - Simply Smarter CommunicationsTM
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology for 50 years, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication solutions to Bluetooth® headsets, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.
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