Cardo Systems is introducing its scala-700 VoIP, dual-purpose Bluetooth wireless headset here in the South Hall, booth 36703.
The headset can be used for talking wirelessly for up to eight hours while using Skype-enabled PCs and laptops or a mobile phone. Those interested in using the headset with their computer can use the included USB Bluetooth audio adapter, which allows for hands-free voice control of phone calls on the screen. According to the company, calls can be made and received up to 20 feet away from the computer or phone. The product is said to feature SWAP technology, which allows for the product to be switched between VoIP and mobile phone conversations. Extra features include a phone-activated location buzzer for finding a misplaced unit, a battery status indicator, voice command, mute, redial, call reject and conference-call capabilities. It comes with a mini-USB charging jack and charging cable to allow for charging from a computer. The product is available now for a suggested $79.95.
Cardo is also bowing its SCALA-RIDER TeamSet, a hands-free intercom and Bluetooth headset that lets motorcyclists and other helmet-wearers speak with passengers and/or conduct outside calls. According to the company, the product fits all helmets, is fully weather protected and offers "usable, top-quality sound at high speeds." It is said to feature a noise-canceling microphone, automatic volume adjustment, dual speakers, quick installation and can offer up to seven hours of talktime and one week of stand-by time. The intercom feature can function independently without a cellular phone. The product is shipping now for a suggested retail price of $229.