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Plantronics Unveils Wearable Technology Solutions
Posted: 25-Jun-2013 [Source: Plantronics]

[Today Plantronics demonstrates new integration between their wearable devices and Cisco's new Android-based desk phone.]

Orlando, FL -- Today at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference, Plantronics (PLT), a pioneer in wearable devices, announced new integration between the Voyager Legend® UC wearable device and Cisco’s new smart desk phone, the Cisco Desktop Collaboration Experience DX650. This integration between the Plantronics device and Cisco’s Android-based phone will give users the ability to utilize different types of contextual information, like identifying a user’s location relevant to their desks, to significantly enhance the user experience.

Voyager Legend UC and the Cisco DX650: Secure. Seamless. Aware.

Plantronics developers working closely with Cisco engineers created a solution that delivers unique benefits for those using the new smart desk phone with the Voyager Legend UC. They include Seamless Call Transfer: the ability to easily transfer a call from a mobile device to the Cisco DX650 based on a user’s proximity to the phone. In addition, this contextual data about a user’s location is able to “Smart Lock” the Cisco DX650 when the user walks away. This provides customers with another layer of security on top of the extensive security capabilities already built in to the Cisco DX650. The Voyager Legend UC can also access the phone book and provide the user with audible caller ID for incoming calls on the Cisco DX650.

“Plantronics builds great products that do much more than send and receive audio. These tiny devices can collect and deliver information about the user’s world. Bringing this context into the processes people do every day makes life easier by anticipating users’ needs,” said Joe Burton, senior vice president of Technology, Development & Strategy and CTO at Plantronics. “The Cisco DX650 and wearable technology from Plantronics deliver the ability for people to move a call from their mobile to their Cisco DX650 when they get in the office and want to launch a richer experience like a video conference. This unique solution also enables users to automatically lock the Cisco DX650 when they walk away and enable it to accept their password the moment they return.”

Plantronics Suite of Cisco-ready UC Devices

Plantronics line of unified communications devices delivers the ultimate user experience by delivering a variety of endpoints each specifically designed for different environments. For more information, please visit

Voyager Legend UC headset – The Next Generation of an Iconic Communications Device

The family of Bluetooth® devices includes the award-winning Plantronics Voyager Legend UC which connects to a laptop, mobile phone or tablet via direct Bluetooth or using the included USB adapter. For more information, please visit

Savi® Series – DECT™ headsets for Maximum Range and Clarity

The Savi series of DECT headsets, including the Savi 740, delivers a variety of communication options by connecting to a desk phone, PC and mobile device. For more information, please visit

Blackwire® Series: Corded Reliability Meets Wireless Flexibility

The Blackwire series of corded USB headsets includes the new Blackwire 720. This versatile headset goes beyond providing outstanding PC audio quality by also connecting to a Bluetooth enabled phone or tablet. For more information, please visit

Calisto® Series – Beyond Headsets

The Calisto series of USB speakerphones and handsets includes the new Calisto 620, the first wireless speakerphone designed for use with your laptop or smartphone. For more information, please visit

The Cisco Developer Network unites Cisco with third-party developers of hardware and software to deliver tested interoperable solutions to joint customers. As a Preferred Solution Developer, Plantronics has worked closely with Cisco to deliver enhanced solutions that deliver greater interoperability with Cisco networking solutions. Plantronics also shares Cisco’s strong commitment to customer service and satisfaction, has completed interoperability verification testing based on criteria set forth by Cisco, and can provide its customers with 24 hour, 7 days a week customer support.


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