Plantronics: Better Headsets
Plantronics, Inc. traces its origin to 1961 when two airline pilots working in a garage set out to invent an alternative to the conventional headsets of commercial aviation.
Today, Santa Cruz, California-based Plantronics is a publicly traded company. As compiled by Yahoo Finance, the firm designs, manufactures, and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand worldwide.
The company also manufactures and markets speciality telephone products under the Clarity brand. Its primary products include corded and cordless communication headsets; audio processors; telephone systems; Bluetooth and corded products; personal computer and gaming headsets; and specialty products, including speakerphones, amplified captioned phones, amplified corded phones, personal listeners, and alarm clocks for hearing impaired individuals.
The company designs its products for various markets and applications, such as enterprise and home offices, contact centers, mobile phones and smartphones, computer and gaming, residential, and other specialty applications. Plantronics sells its products through a network of distributors, retailers,wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, and telephony service providers.