GeekSpeak for 2003-01-27

Plantronics- Headsets

Matt Miller, Director of Product Marketing at Plantronics joins the geeks to talk about the marvels of audio headsets.


Plantronics, a Santa Cruz Company Matt Miller has an article on speech recognition to get you in the mood for this show. Pacific Plantronics was incorporated on May 18, 1961 by Two Pilots out of a small garage in Santa Cruz, CA. The company introduced the first lightweight communications headset in 1962 and is recognized as the world leader in communications headsets. A publicly held company with approximately 2,400 employees, Plantronics is the leading provider of headsets to telephone companies and the business community worldwide. Plantronics headsets are also used widely in many Fortune 500 corporations and have been featured in numerous motion pictures and high-profile events, including Neil Armstrong’s historic “One small step for man” transmission from the moon in 1969. Plantronics, Inc., headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, was founded in 1961 and maintains offices in 20 countries. Plantronics products are sold and supported through a worldwide network of authorized Plantronics marketing partners. Information about the company and its products can be found at www.plantronics.com or by calling (800) 544-4660.