New Service And Earpiece From Plantronics
- Three microphones in earpiece
- Text-to-voice feature with Vocalyst
- Post messages onto Facebook
Plantronics is offering a cloud-based voice service, Plantronics Vocalyst, aimed at enhancing users Bluetooth experience by extending voice control capabilities.
It also released its latest headset line with the Plantronics Savor M1100 Bluetooth headset. The Plantronics Savor combines its three-mic audio performance with Plantronics Vocalyst, to deliver text-to-speech, audio streaming, and much more.
Plantronics Vocalyst is a cloud-based voice service, which can be integrated with the Plantronics Savor M1100. Vocalyst is said to enhance the Bluetooth user experience with convenient features and capabilities. By pressing Savor’s dedicated voice button and speaking commands, users may:
- Send and listen to emails and text-to-speech messages.
- Record and listen to reminders.
- Post messages to Twitter and listen to their streams.
- Update Evernote accounts to easily capture moments and ideas with their voice.
- Post a message to your Facebook page.
- Listen to the latest news, finance, sports and weather reports.
The Plantronics Vocalyst service is free for a full year for Plantronics Savor customers. Vocalyst’s voice-driven services are powered by Dial2Do. Compatible with any phone, users can activate Vocalyst with a fewsimple steps. Android and BlackBerry smartphone users can also download the Plantronics Vocalyst application at respective app stores. The apps allow users to listen to text messages as well as providing custom configurations, such as an auto-responder for incoming text messages.
Equipped with Vocalyst technology, the Plantronics Savor M1100 features voice commands allowing users to keep their eyes on the road, not their phones. Users can answer or ignore incoming calls by simply saying, “Answer” or “Ignore”. The Plantronics Savor also includes whispered voice alerts for low battery and lost connection.
The Plantronics Savor features three microphones – two of the three microphones capture the user’s voice and simultaneously cancel background noise. The third microphone automatically activates when in extremely noisy situations.
Plantronics Savor also includes WindSmart technology to reduce wind noise when taking calls in the car or on a busy street.
The Savor includes soft gel ear tips in three different sizes and an optional ear loop to provide multiple wearing options and a comfortable fit. The Plantronics Savor provides up to four hours of talk time and seven days of standby time.