Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) (NYSE: PLT), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, today announced the next generation of the company’s lineup of popular Savi wireless headsets. The enhanced Savi Office and UC Series will offer more wearing styles, plus features to help with working in noisy office environments.
“People will always need the ability to focus,” said Tamara Lane, director of product marketing, personal solutions, of Poly. “Open offices facilitate collaboration which is great for group problem-solving, but we all have our moments when we need to focus independently. The challenge is staying in the zone despite the buzz around you. We’ve updated our Savi 8200 Office and UC Series headsets to better address these needs.”
Poly’s expertise in enterprise-grade headset solutions enable maximum productivity – whether you connect to your desk phone, PC, mobile device or a combination of devices – regardless of the type of work environment you are in. The new Savi 8200 wireless headset models allow you to escape distraction with the following features:
Close Conversation Limiting and ANC
The new Savi 8200 Office and UC Series includes a unique close conversation limiting feature. That means that everyone on the call will hear only the person talking into the headset, without interfering background noise from neighbouring co-workers. The Savi 8220 also includes active noise cancelling (ANC) to block out office noise. These features help everyone on the call focus on the business at hand. Poly is the first enterprise headset company to offer a DECT™ headset with ANC.
Savi headsets are great for “corridor warriors” who prefer (or need) to walk and talk while on a call. The Savi 8200 family of devices enjoy a wireless office range of up to 180 feet (55 meters). If users are in an unblocked line of sight from the base, that range extends up to 590 feet (180 meters), giving people the freedom to roam. The Savi 7200 Office headset has a range of up to 394 feet (120 meters), for when people really need to work while away from their desk phone. The Savi 8245 adds unlimited talk-time: users can charge a second battery that comes with the purchase while the headset is in use. If the battery starts to run low, users can do a “hot swap” during a call without missing a beat.
Diverse Wearing Styles and Multiple-Device Connectivity
With the new Savi line, businesses now have access to a variety of wearing styles to suit different preferences, including stereo (Savi 8220), mono (Savi 8210) or convertible (Savi 8240/8245). The Savi 7200 Office Series includes a newly designed over-the-head DECT headset for traditional and IP desk phone use. The Savi 8200 Office base also features multi-device connectivity and easy call merging with support for desk phones, mobile devices and PCs. The Savi 8200 UC Series includes a DECT mini USB adapter compatible with PCs/Macs or desk phones supporting USB audio.
DECT – Enhanced Security
These new Savi headsets continue to lead the industry in security. Poly remains the only headset manufacturer to have its entire DECT portfolio certified for security by the DECT Forum, the international association of the wireless home and enterprise communication industry.
Remote Management for IT
Adding the Plantronics Manager Pro software-as-a-service (sold separately) to a purchase allows IT teams to track every Savi 8200 Office or Savi 8200 UC Series product to help streamline the management of headset deployments, including device firmware updates and policy compliance.
Pricing and Availability
For more information on styles, pricing and availability, please visit:
- Savi 8210/8220: Available now worldwide.
- Savi 8240/8245: Available late September in North America, and worldwide in October 2019.
- Savi 8200 UC Series: Available in November 2019.
- Savi 7200 Office Series: Available in November 2019.