A head-worn unit containing a microphone and one or two speakers. Employed in call centers and phone-intensive jobs, headsets allow people to easily have a phone conversation while using the computer. Wired headsets plug into the phone and may have a quick release that lets users walk away without taking the unit off their head. See earphones
and mini-phone connector
Bluetooth headsets transmit a short distance between the phone and earpiece. However, wireless office headsets let people answer calls some distance from their desks. The telephone line plugs into a base station that transmits to the headset. See Bluetooth headset
and virtual headphones
Virtual Reality Headsets
Headsets for virtual reality (VR) completely envelop both eyes and immerse the user in a 3D environment. See virtual reality
The Office Headset
The headset combines a microphone and speaker in one head-worn unit. Workers can talk and work comfortably on the computer at the same time.