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Plantronics Receives Innovation and Design Award at Mobile World Congress

NEW VOYAGER EDGE HEADSET COMMENDED FOR OUTSTANDING VERSATILITY AND DESIGN IN WEARABLE ELECTRONICS

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 8:59 am PST

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"The Voyager Edge is a perfect model of how wearables can be elegant and discrete while delivering a valuable experience to the end user."

London, UK – 4th March 2014 – Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a pioneer in wearable technology, was chosen as an Innovation and Design Award honouree by Envisioneering for its new Voyager Edge headset. Announced on 23rd February 2014, the Voyager Edge is a compact and stylish, high-performance Bluetooth® earpiece.

The Envisioneering’s Innovation and Design Awards recognized 13 innovations that break new ground in technologies for improving work, home and play. Award candidates were judged for innovation, design and style in 26 categories of social benefit by five judges in North America and Europe.

“It is truly an honour for our latest Bluetooth headset to be recognized at such a renowned, global event. Plantronics has been developing wearable technology for decades and Voyager Edge is a continuation of our commitment to expand our product potential beyond communication and into the wealth of potential that exists in the wearable space” said Darrin Caddes, vice president of Corporate Design for Plantronics. “The Voyager Edge is a perfect model of how wearables can be elegant and discrete while delivering a valuable experience to the end user.”

Featuring a slim, sophisticated design and signature Plantronics audio technology, Voyager Edge offers clear communication in any environment with proprietary noise- and wind-cancellation and an elegant charging case providing extended talk time on-the-go. Intuitive, responsive features such as voice commands and Smart Sensors lets wearers answer calls hands-free with a word or as they place the headset on their ear. Voyager Edge also announces the name of incoming callers and also includes a portable charging case for up to a 16-hour battery life.

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