Bang & Olufsen Cisco 980
Bang & Olufsen and Cisco announce the Bang & Olufsen Cisco 980, a luxury business headset that pairs Bang & Olufsen's unique combination of timeless design, unrivaled craftsmanship, and powerful sound with Cisco's integrated meeting controls, Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation, and frictionless IT management capabilities to ensure long-lasting, secure communications. "Clear and seamless audio is essential for the hybrid work environment. We're thrilled to work with the leaders in luxury audio solutions, Bang & Olufsen, to bring to market the highest quality audio device for business - combining high-end aesthetic, complete functionality, and fantastic quality." - said Jeetu Patel, EVP, and GM, Cisco Security and Collaboration.
With Bluetooth 5.1, Webex integrations, voice prompts, and convenient on-ear call controls that allow users to easily mute, answer or end calls, the Bang & Olufsen Cisco 980 offers industry-leading connectivity and functionality. Elevate and enhance calls, meetings, video, and music experiences with premium acoustics and audio, including beamforming microphone arrays that create a Virtual Boom Arm and help to power Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation providing a more immersive listening experience. Rich, immersive audio helps users feel as if they are in person and excellent noise canceling lets users focus on the task at hand. "We are excited to join forces with Cisco and build on the strengths of both brands. Today, customers want a product they can use at home, at work, or in transition - and look and feel good when using it. We're integrating Cisco's industry-leading technologies with our renowned capabilities within sound, design, and craftsmanship to create the ultimate audio product for the hybrid world." - said Kristian Teär, CEO Bang & Olufsen.
The headset is designed to provide unmatched comfort. The Bang & Olufsen Cisco 980 is crafted in a lightweight structure that has been carefully engineered with high-end materials to ensure a stable, enduring fit for all-day use. IT administrators can easily deploy, manage, and view real-time analytics of the Bang & Olufsen Cisco 980 - all from a single platform. It also provides enterprise-grade hardware and software protection to help calls and conversations stay secure. The Bang & Olufsen Cisco 980 will be available to order starting early 2022 at the Cisco suggested resale price of $549 USD. Info and photos by Bang & Olufsen.