Plantronics Unveils the Discovery 925 Bluetooth Earpiece Collection

Blends Distinctive VFrame(TM) Design with Award-Winning Audio Technology

for the Ultimate in Bluetooth Performance

Apr 01, 2008, 01:00 ET from Plantronics, Inc.

    LAS VEGAS, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CTIA WIRELESS 2008
 -- Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:   PLT) today presented the Plantronics
 Discovery(R) 925 Bluetooth(R) earpiece collection, a signature line of
 designer headsets for both men and women. Delivering exceptional audio
 performance, complemented by bold lines and distinctive finishes, the
 Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth earpiece represents a technical
 craftsmanship previously unseen in the mobile accessories category.
     The revolutionary design of the Plantronics' Discovery 925 Bluetooth
 earpiece provides outstanding incoming and outgoing audio clarity in any
 environment. Central to its performance is the unique VFrame(TM) design,
 structured to follow the contours of the face and draw the microphone
 closer to the mouth for a headset that is as much objet d'art as it is
 audio ingenuity. The signature elongated design, housing an extended
 microphone, enhances audio performance and connection range. Plantronics'
 AudioIQ(R) noise reduction technology adds to the Discovery 925's
 performance by removing background noise while simultaneously adjusting the
 incoming volume -- ensuring crystal clear sound on both sides of the
     "When designing a Bluetooth headset, it is critical to fully understand
 the physical and emotional relationship between the product and the end
 user," said Darrin Caddes, vice president of Industrial Design at
 Plantronics, Inc. "Similar to high performance watches or automobiles, our
 Bluetooth headset is designed to deliver a first-class experience -- in
 this case to permit clear, wireless conversation without the distraction of
 background noise. It is equally imperative that the product expresses
 individual taste and style and is comfortable and easy to use."
     Plantronics' inaugural collection of Discovery 925 earpieces includes a
 unique palette of colors for both men and women: Onyx Black, Alchemy Gold
 and Cerise Pink. Each earpiece is treated with glass beads and fire-blasted
 for a deep, enamel-like finish.
     Each Plantronics Discovery 925 comes with a matching, soft textile
 carrying case that recharges and stores the earpiece. The Discovery 925
 earpiece supports up to five hours of talk time, while the charging case
 provides an extra five-hour charge on the go. Self-stabilizing, custom-fit
 eartips create a light, perfectly balanced fit without the need for an
 earloop. Plantronics QuickPair(TM) greatly simplifies pairing with most
 Bluetooth phones.
     "From the onset, our vision for the Discovery 925 was to deliver
 remarkable audio clarity from within a supremely comfortable and
 distinctive package," said Renee Niemi, general manager and vice president,
 Mobile and Entertainment at Plantronics, Inc. "Plantronics leveraged the
 talents of its Industrial Design team to create the Discovery 925 as a true
 'tech-cessory,' and bridge the gap between high-grade audio performance and
 high-fashion -- a gap that has previously eluded most headset designs."
     Introduced at an exclusive showing during the Spring 2008 New York
 Fashion Week, the Plantronics Discovery 925 has received rave reviews among
 fashion press, stylists and celebrities.
     Pricing and Availability:
     The new Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth earpiece in Black Onyx
 (MSRP $149.99) will be available at major consumer electronics retailers, and in April 2008. The
 Plantronics Discovery 925 in Alchemy Gold and Cerise Pink will be available
 in May 2008.
     Please visit to learn more
 about the new Plantronics Discovery 925 collection.
     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, 911 dispatch and
 the New York Stock Exchange. Today, this history of Sound Innovation(R) 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 and Clarity. For more
 information, go to or call (800) 544-4660.
     Plantronics, Plantronics Discovery, Altec Lansing, Clarity, and Sound
 Innovation 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.
Jennifer Shanks, Plantronics, Inc. (831) 458-7084 Technology writers contact: Lerin O'Neill, The Hoffman Agency (408) 975-3037 Fashion writers contact: Jessica Ben-Ari, CRT/tanaka (646) 218-6010

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