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December 30, 2014 08:00 ET

Plantronics to Spotlight the Power of WebRTC and Wearables at AT&T Developer Summit and Hackathon 2015

Company EVP and CTO, Joe Burton, Invited to Deliver Demo During Keynote Address

SANTA CRUZ, CA--(Marketwired - December 30, 2014) - Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), will kick-off 2015 by showcasing WebRTC and wearable tech innovations at the upcoming AT&T Developers Summit and Hackathon in Las Vegas, NV, January 3-5. 

PLT Labs, Plantronics' internal innovations group, will be front and center at the show, delivering wearable technology and WebRTC demonstrations at Expo booth #15, and challenging developers to create new applications leveraging the Company's prototype wearable device, Wearable Concept 1, during the pre-Summit hackathon.

  • What | When | Where: PLT Labs at AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon 
    • PLT Labs will provide qualified teams with its Wearable Concept 1 device and challenge them to create unique applications that leverage the contextual information generated from its multiple sensors. Wearable Concept 1 is equipped with a low-latency, nine-axes sensor which tracks head orientation in three dimensions: heading, pitch and roll (the X, Y and Z axes). It also features tap detection and free-fall detection. Open APIs enable developers to leverage the onboard MFI chip for ease of integration with the iOS platform over Bluetooth® as well as the Windows® operating system. Sample applications can be found at PLTLabs.com.
    • Product giveaways will take place throughout the hackathon
    • Date: January 3-4, 2015
    • Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • RAIN Nightclub, Palms Casino Resort
  • Plantronics CTO, Joe Burton, delivers demo during AT&T Developer Summit Keynote
    • Date: Monday, January 5th
      Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
    • Pearl Theater, Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas
  • PLT Labs at AT&T Developer Summit Expo - Booth #15
    • See Wearable Concept 1 in action, including new applications and 
      real-world use case demos created by partners plus WebRTC integration
    • Date: Monday, January 5
    • Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    • Grand Ballroom, Palms Casino Resort

NOTE: Media interested in attending these events must be pre-registered. Please contact woody.mosqueda@plantronics.com for more information.

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 www.plantronics.com or call (800) 544-4660.

Plantronics is a trademark of Plantronics, Inc. registered in the US and other countries, and PLT Labs and Wearable Concept 1 are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc. The Bluetooth trademark is owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., any use of the mark by Plantronics, Inc. is under license. All other trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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