updated 09:30 am EDT, Thu May 28, 2009
Plantronics .Audio 995
Plantronics on Thursday announced the release of its newest wireless headset, the .Audio 995. The over-ear design relies on a 2.4GHz system with USB dongle to send and receive signals to and from PCs. This gives the handset a similar range to Bluetooth, at about 40 feet, but has better battery life and less interference with other devices.
The integrated microphone has noise-cancelling technology and will automatically mute when it is raised to lie parallel with the headband. The soft ear cushions will swivel and the headset was designed with low weight in mind for comfortable wearing. The Plantronics .Audio 955 is available now, priced at $110.