Plantronics to Deliver Keynote at the Wearable Tech Expo
Leader in Wearable Devices to Announce Advances in their Developer Program
SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Plantronics (NYS: PLT) , a pioneer in wearable technology, will share exciting advances in the company's developer program during a keynote presentation at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York City. Cary Bran, senior director of Innovation and New Ventures at PLT Labs, a group within Plantronics will present and demonstrate the essential technology advances that make wearables possible. The Wearable Tech Expo is being held July 24-25 at the Kimmel Center at NYU in New York City.
Plantronics has been a wearable tech pioneer for decades - developing and delivering personal audio solutions that are worn by millions to communicate. By making advances in on-board sensor technology and exposed APIs, the company has moved the classic headset beyond audio and transformed it into a wearable device and platform with possibilities only limited by a developer's imagination.
Bran will be joined by Tanguy Leborgne, vice president of Consumer Solutions at Plantronics, to discuss the underlying technology advances that are making wearables possible. They will also demonstrate new functionalities currently under development within PLT Labs™, a dedicated group within Plantronics focused on fostering a community of co-creation with other hardware and software developers. They will explain how the company's sensor-enabled wearables are a platform for developers to deliver real world information into applications. Bran will also participate in the "Enterprise Wearable Technology" panel on Wednesday, where he will demonstrate how sensor-based headset technology is opening new doors to employee productivity.
Wearable Tech Expo, a two-day event produced by TMCnet, brings together innovators and thought leaders in the wearable device space. This event will provide insight into the wearable technology market. Registration for Wearable Tech Expo is now open. Passes include admission to all conference keynote sessions, food and drink during all meals and breaks, and access to networking events. For media registration, please contact Ashley Baster.
Cary Bran, senior director of Innovation and New Ventures at PLT Labs
Tanguy Leborgne, vice president of Consumer Solutions at Plantronics
Wednesday, July 24 at 12:15 - 1:10: Enterprise Wearable Technology Panel with Plantronics and Motorola
Thursday, July 25 at 12:15 - 1:30: Conference Luncheon and Keynote Presentation with Plantronics
Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square S, New York, New York 10012
About Plantronics - Simply Smarter Communications®
Plantronics is a global leader in audio communications for businesses and consumers. We have pioneered new trends in audio technology for 50 years, creating innovative products that allow people to simply communicate. From unified communication solutions to Bluetooth® headsets, 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 the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.
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