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Plantronics to Share Insights on Wearable Tech for Office Environments During Enterprise Connect 2014

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) today announced that Joe Burton, CTO and SVP of Technology, Development and Strategy, and Cary Bran, senior director of Innovation and New Ventures and the head of PLT Labs, will be speaking at Enterprise Connect 2014, on related topics that address the growing opportunity for businesses to leverage wearable technology in the enterprise.

Plantronics has been a wearable tech pioneer for decades, developing and delivering personal audio solutions that are used by millions to communicate. With its advances in on-board sensor technology and its open APIs, the company has moved the classic headset beyond audio and transformed it into a wearable device and platform that opens up new avenues for workplace efficiency and improved workflows.

Burton’s session, “Impact and Opportunities: Wearable Tech In the Enterprise,” will address advances in big data, analytics, cloud, contextual information, wearable tech, sensors, and mobility, and outline how this perfect storm of technologies is helping to redefine the future of enterprise efficiency and collaboration.

Cary Bran, senior director of Innovation and New Ventures for Plantronics and head of PLT Labs, will co-present with Tom Richards, product management lead on Desktop Video Collaboration for Cisco, about advances in communications and collaboration related to context-aware computing, wearable devices and mobility.

Additionally, Bran will also present at the WebRTC Conference, an event co-located with the Enterprise Connect show. During that conferences’ demo session, Bran will show how the Plantronics Voyager Legend and PLT Labs Wearable Concept 1, integrate with WebRTC environments.


  • Plantronics Session
    • Impact and Opportunities: Wearable Tech in the Enterprise
  • Plantronics/Cisco Presentation
    • The Mobile Workplace: Redefining Collaboration in the Enterprise
  • WebRTC Demo


  • Plantronics Session
    • Joe Burton, SVP and CTO of Technology, Development and Strategy
  • Plantronics/Cisco Presentation and WebRTC Demo
    • Cary Bran, senior director of Innovation and New Ventures, and head of PLT Labs


Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
6000 W Osceola Pkwy
Kissimmee, FL 34746

  • WebRTC Demo
    • Mar. 17, 2014, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
    • Room: Osceola 1
  • Plantronics/Cisco Presentation
    • Mar. 17, 2014, 6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.
    • Market Leaders Theater, Main Expo Hall
  • Plantronics Session
    • Mar. 18, 2014, 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    • Room: Osceola B

If you’re attending Enterprise Connect, please stop by Plantronics’ booth, #1212, to learn more or visit and

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 or call (800) 544-4660.

Plantronics and Voyager Legend are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other countries. PLT, PLT Labs, and Wearable Concept 1 are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc.

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