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Plantronics Receives Innovation and Design Award at Mobile World Congress

Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a pioneer in wearable technology, was chosen as an Innovation and Design Award honoree by Envisioneering for its new Voyager Edge headset. Announced on Feb. 23, 2014 at Mobile World Congress, the Voyager Edge is a compact and stylish, high-performance Bluetooth® earpiece.

The Envisioneering’s Innovation and Design Awards recognized 13 innovations that break new ground in technologies for improving work, home and play. Award candidates were judged for innovation, design and style in 26 categories by five judges in North America and Europe.

“It is truly an honor for our latest Bluetooth headset to be recognized at such a renowned, global event. Plantronics has been developing wearable technology for decades and Voyager Edge is a continuation of our commitment to expand our product potential beyond communication and into the wealth of potential that exists in the wearable space,” said Darrin Caddes, vice president of Corporate Design for Plantronics. “The Voyager Edge is a perfect model of how wearables can be elegant and discrete while delivering a valuable experience to the end user.”

Featuring a slim, sophisticated design and signature Plantronics audio technology, Voyager Edge offers clear communication in any environment with proprietary noise- and wind-cancellation and an elegant charging case providing extended talk time on-the-go. Intuitive, responsive features such as voice commands and Smart Sensors lets wearers answer calls hands-free with a word or as they place the headset on their ear. Voyager Edge also announces the name of incoming callers and includes a portable charging case for up to a 16-hour battery life.

About Plantronics

Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication to Bluetooth® headsets to gaming solutions, we deliver uncompromising quality, an ideal experience, and extraordinary service. Plantronics is used by every company in the Fortune 100™, as well as 911 dispatch, air traffic control and various mission critical applications for those on the frontline. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.

Plantronics, Simply Smarter Communications, and Voyager are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other countries.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Plantronics is under license. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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