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RadioShack and Clarity Help Seniors Stay Connected During the Holidays

CHATTANOOGA, TN--(Marketwire - Dec 4, 2012) - Clarity, a division of Plantronics ( NYSE : PLT ) and leading provider of communications solutions for seniors, and RadioShack, a leading national retailer of personal technology products and services, are proud to announce reduced pricing on two amplified phones engineered to address hearing loss and other age-related health concerns.

From Dec. 2 through Dec. 15, RadioShack will offer two of Clarity's amplified cordless phones at reduced prices:

Each phone addresses specific concerns experienced by many aging Americans, including mild to moderate hearing loss, low vision, and limited mobility caused by arthritis, stroke or other conditions.

"Phone conversations should not be difficult, especially during the holiday season. It's simple -- RadioShack wants to help make important phone conversations easier to hear and understand for seniors," said John Lostroscio, merchant vice president for consumer electronics at RadioShack Corp. "These two Clarity phones are excellent home phones and great gifts for seniors and others with hearing loss."

Clarity E713CC - $79.99 (price reduced by $20)
The E713CC is a combo amplified phone system that provides users with one landline corded phone and one cordless handset. With 35 decibels of amplification, the E713CC makes sounds not only louder, but also clearer and easier to understand. Key features:

  • DECT 6.0 technology for crisp, clear, interference-free communication
  • Loud and clear speakerphone for hands-free conversations
  • Large, high-contrast CID display and bright visual ringer
  • 4 tone settings to customize listening experience
  • Amplified digital answering machine

Clarity D714 - $59.99 (price reduced by $20)
The D714 is an amplified cordless phone that helps people with hearing loss, vision problems and mobility challenges in one easy-to-use device. Equipped with 40 decibels of amplification, the D714 ensures conversations are loud and clear for the user. Key features:

  • DECT 6.0 technology for crisp, clear, interference-free communication
  • Large, illuminated keypad and bright, flashing visual ringer
  • Loud and clear speakerphone for hands-free conversations
  • Easy-to-hold, lightweight and ergonomic handset
  • Extensive phonebook with easy-to-program memory buttons

About Clarity - Smart for Seniors™
Clarity, a division of Plantronics ( NYSE : PLT ), creates smart communication solutions that help seniors live richer, more engaged lives. For more than 40 years, Clarity's innovative products -- such as amplified telephones, notification systems and assistive listening devices -- have helped people with hearing loss, low vision, limited mobility, dexterity issues and other health challenges. Clarity has pioneered many firsts -- from digital sound processing in 2005 to remote-access customer service in 2010. Millions rely on Clarity to communicate at home, at work and throughout their lives. For more information, please visit www.clarityproducts.com or call 1-800-426-3738.