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Plantronics Voyager 855 Rocks the Headset World!

Plantronics launches the first mono-to-stereo convertible Bluetooth headset for MP3 mobile phones

Friday, February 22, 2008 5:08 am PST

Dateline:

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.
"Whether you’re using your phone from a coffeehouse or the back of a taxi, you want to hear your audio as well as be heard clearly and intelligibly. Plantronics delivers on that promise with a headset that adapts to your surroundings and improves audio and call clarity."

Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) today unveiled the new Voyager 855, the industry’s first mono-to-stereo convertible Bluetooth headset with AudioIQ DSP noise reduction technology for MP3 mobile phones.

The new Plantronics Voyager 855 headset offers a convertible design and immersive sound experience for calls as well as listening to music on Bluetooth enabled mobile phones with stereo A2DP. The lightest stereo headset available to date, the new Voyager 855 includes intelligent features that offer unparalleled audio clarity.

Tailored Wear for Mono or Stereo Sound

Customisable for either mono or stereo use, the Plantronics Voyager 855 features a detachable stereo cable so consumers can tailor the wearing style to their communication and entertainment preferences. With specially designed, form-fitting earbuds, the Voyager 855 fits snugly and securely to seal out unwanted background distractions.

The Voyager 855’s sound-isolating earbuds offer crystal clear wireless stereo sound when listening to digital music, as well as complete binaural immersion in conversations. Plantronics’ stereo multipoint technology alerts users to incoming calls and allows easy switching between conversations and music.

“The Voyager 855’s stereo cable and fitted earbuds essentially replaces that ‘finger in the ear’ we all use to block out distracting background commotion,” said Graeme Gherbaz, Managing Director, Plantronics Australia and New Zealand.

“Consumers are in and out of noisy, busy surroundings while trying to conduct calls, listen to voicemail or enjoy a song,” added Gherbaz. “Whether you’re using your phone from a coffeehouse or the back of a taxi, you want to hear your audio as well as be heard clearly and intelligibly. Plantronics delivers on that promise with a headset that adapts to your surroundings and improves audio and call clarity.”

Slide-to-Talk, Boom-Extended Microphone

The Plantronics Voyager 855 Bluetooth headset features a sleek slide-to-talk boom to provide convenient call control and improved audio performance. Sliding the boom open instantly connects the caller. The extending boom also houses a voice tube to position the microphone closer to the mouth for directional voice reception, ensuring maximum voice clarity and intelligibility. When the boom slides back, the call ends and/or the user’s music selection conveniently resumes play.

Plantronics AudioIQ Noise Reduction and Two-Way Call Clarity

The Voyager 855 features Plantronics’ award-winning AudioIQ technology – an exclusive, adaptive digital signal processing (DSP) technology that automatically reduces background noise and intelligently adjusts audio levels to increase clarity on both ends of a conversation.

Plantronics’ new Voyager 855 offers approximately seven hours talk time, six hours listening time and 160 hours stand-by time from a single battery charge. And at only 15 grams – the Voyager 855 is the lightest stereo Bluetooth headset available.

Pricing and Availability:

The new Plantronics Voyager 855 stereo Bluetooth headset will retail for AUD $169.00 and is available now at major national electronics retailers.

For more information visit: http://www.plantronics.com.au.

About Plantronics

In 1969, a Plantronics headset carried the historic first words from the moon: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Since then, Plantronics has become the headset of choice for mission-critical applications such as air traffic control, emergency dispatch and the New York Stock Exchange. Today, this history of Sound Innovation is the basis for every product we build for the office, contact center, personal mobile, entertainment and residential markets. The Plantronics family of brands includes Plantronics, Altec Lansing, Clarity and Volume Logic. For more information, go to www.plantronics.com.

Plantronics, Altec Lansing, Clarity, Volume Logic, Plantronics Voyager and AudioIQ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Plantronics, Inc. is under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:

Genevieve Haldeman
Vice President, Global Communications
Work genevieve.haldeman@plantronics.com
Lerin O'Neill
Mobile and Gaming
Work lerin.oneill@plantronics.com
Office 831-458-7595

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