Plantronics CTO to Discuss the Future of Wearables in the Workforce at GLAZED 2014

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Joe Burton, CTO for wearable tech pioneer, Plantronics (PLT), will help kick-off the 2014 GLAZED Conference, as part of a one-on-one fireside chat with CEO and Wearable World, Inc. co-founder, Redg Snodgrass. During the session, entitled “Looking Ahead: Wearables in the Workforce,” Burton will share his thoughts on advances in wearable technology today and in the future, including the opportunities wearable tech presents for business environments and considerations and open questions still pending. GLAZED is scheduled to take place June 3-4, at the Regency Center, in San Francisco, Calif.

The GLAZED Conference, put on by Wearable World, Inc., brings together technology pioneers, founders, executives, influencers, and investors, who are working to make business sense of wearable technology platforms and propel the overall ecosystem, and industry, forward.

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 an intelligent wearable device and platform with possibilities only limited by a developer’s imagination.

WHO:

  Joe Burton, CTO and SVP of technology, development and strategy, Plantronics
 

WHAT:

Fireside chat at GLAZED Conference 2014
“Looking Ahead: Wearables in the Workforce”
 

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
 

WHERE:

The Regency Center
1290 Sutter St.
San Francisco, Calif.
Attendee entrance facing Van Ness St.
 

ADDITIONAL:

To learn about Plantronics’ unique perspective on wearable technology and its nine-axis, sensor-enabled concept device, Wearable Concept 1, please visit www.pltlabs.com.

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 over 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.

Plantronics and Simply Smarter Communications are trademarks of Plantronics, Inc., registered in the US and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:
Plantronics
Genevieve Haldeman, 831-458-7343
Genevieve.Haldeman@plantronics.com

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