For Immediate Release Contact: Lisa Keslar VXI Corporation Inc. 603-742-2888
VXI BLUEPARROTT TALKPRO BLUETOOTH WIRELESS HEADSETS B1000GTX AND B150-GTX CERTIFIED BY NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS FOR USE WITH DRAGON NATURALLYSPEAKING SPEECH RECOGNITION SOFTWARE. Rollinsford, NH - September 21, 2006– VXI Corporation’s BlueParrott® TalkPro™ wireless headsets have been certified by Nuance Communications for use with their highly popular Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software. The latest software release, Dragon NaturallySpeaking version 9, specifically supports the use of Bluetooth wireless headsets with the software. However, only the most sophisticated and accurate Bluetooth headsets meet Nuance guidelines for certification. As certified products, both the VXI BlueParrott TalkPro B1000-GTX and VXI BlueParrott TalkPro B150-GTX models “passed all tests with Dragon NaturallySpeaking and meets our highest performance and quality standards”, states the Nuance website. “We are excited to receive Nuance certification for our VXI BlueParrott TalkPro Bluetooth headset solutions. Speech recognition software users are increasingly demanding wireless headset freedom and very few Bluetooth headsets provide the necessary accuracy and performance that Dragon NaturallySpeaking software demands. The Nuance certification proves that our VXI BlueParrott TalkPro B1000-GTX and B150-GTX Bluetooth wireless headset models deliver excellent accuracy and performance, making them the best Bluetooth headset choice available for Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software users.” said Jim Sellers, Speech Recognition Product Sales Manager, VXI Corporation. Both the VXI BlueParrott B1000-GTX and VXI BlueParrott TalkPro B150-GTX Bluetooth headsets provide excellent noise-cancellation performance and accuracy not to be found with other competitor Bluetooth headsets that are designed for use with mobile phones. The B1000-GTX and B150-GTX headsets were specifically designed to be used with speech recognition software and utilize a highly accurate speech-recognition grade noise-canceling microphone element. The headset design provides proper microphone positioning with a flexible gooseneck microphone boom, ensuring accurate performance and best results.
The BlueParrott TalkPro B1000-GTX and B150-GTX headset models feature: • • • • • • Speech recognition quality microphone for exceptional accuracy Professional grade construction Over-the-head, monaural styling for greater comfort and stability Gooseneck microphone boom for proper microphone positioning Digital encryption technology Two year warranty
BlueParrott TalkPro B1000-GTX: Includes a monaural Bluetooth headset and USB base station. Simply plug the B1000-GTX base station into the computer’s USB port and enjoy a wireless headset connection of up to 75 feet from the base. This model is best recommended for customers who do not use a Bluetooth enabled PC. BlueParrott TalkPro B150-GTX: Includes a monaural Bluetooth headset, recharging accessory, and AC and auto charging cords. Range up to 33 feet. This model is best recommended for customers who use a Bluetooth enabled PC, laptop, Tablet PC or are using commercially available Bluetooth dongle accessory devices to add Bluetooth functionality to their PC. BlueParrott TalkPro B10-GTX: Headset only. For Bluetooth enabled devices. Must be recharged either with charger accessory (available separately: BlueParrott B50) or with base station from B1000-GTX model. The BlueParrott TalkPro B1000-GTX and B150-GTX are offered at highly competitive suggested retail prices of $290 and $164.99 respectively. About VXI Corporation Founded in 1989, VXI Corporation designs, develops and delivers high performance voice communications products for professional, home, industrial and OEM markets. From the company’s first professional call center product, to its newest line of Bluetooth wireless headsets, VXI has been at the forefront of translating an understanding of the needs of end-users into innovative, technologically-advanced solutions. VXI's products may be viewed on their websites at www.blueparrott.com, www.vxicorp.com, www.vxivoip.com and www.vxiinternational.com and are available directly or from major distributors and OEMs throughout the world. ###