Plantronics Inc. (NYSE: PLT) today announced that the Voyager Legend CS and RIG Gaming Audio System won the prestigious International Forum (iF) Product Design Awards 2014. The Voyager Legend CS was honored in the Telecommunication category, while RIG system was honored in the Audio/Video category. Plantronics has previously received iF design awards for the Voyager PRO Bluetooth® headset in 2010 and EncorePro contact center headset in 2009.

The iF product design awards have served as an internationally recognized trademark for outstanding design for 60 years. The iF brand is an established symbol of exceptional design achievement across the globe. This year’s awards saw 3,249 entries from multiple countries.

“As a pioneer in wearable technology, Plantronics places significant importance on all aspects of design and our products are known for their performance, reliability and ergonomic excellence,” said Darrin Caddes, vice president of Corporate Design at Plantronics. “Equally important is their aesthetic impression, intuitive nature and how easily they incorporate into our daily lives. It is through the alchemy of all these elements that we aspire to deliver the best possible product experience. Only by looking through the lens of what the total experience will be for the end user, can we hope to deliver on the promise of good design."

The official iF Product Design Awards 2014 ceremony will be held on February 28 th in Munich.

The Office Headset Designed to Go Mobile

The Voyager Legend CS, announced in September 2013, was designed to provide mobile flexibility without sacrificing in-office productivity. The headset system blends all the features of the Voyager family – precisely tuned audio, Smart Sensor technology and intuitive voice enabled controls – with connectivity for both the mobile phone and desk phone.

Play On

With the RIG Gaming Audio System, players can immerse themselves in the game. Enjoy total comfort, brilliant sound, and complete versatility. Mix in music or control calls and chat. RIG connects to PC/Mac, PS4/PS3, XBOX 360, smartphones, and tablets.

About the iF Design Awards

Since the introduction of the iF product design award in 1953, iF design awards have developed into prestigious trademarks for outstanding achievements in the field of design. Enterprises and design studios use the award to make their customers and additional target groups aware of the potentially decisive difference in product and service quality expressed by this distinction.

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 dispatches, air traffic control and the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.

Plantronics, EncorePro RIG, Voyager, Voyager Legend, and Simply SmarterCommunications are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other countries. The Bluetooth trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and use of the mark by Plantronics, Inc. is under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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