Nashua, N.H. - Jabra has updated its
, this time with the company's voice-control technology and multimedia capabilities.
The Stone2 can make, receive and reject calls using voice control, and users can hear the name of incoming callers. Other alerts include connected indicators, low battery and the setup process.
As with Jabra's Wave headset,
, the Stone2 will be able to use the Jabra World of Apps for such things as playing music and receiving GPS directions. The Jabra Stone2 iPhone app features four "solution videos" said to highlight everyday situations where headsets and apps can improve a lifestyle.
The World of Apps aggregates apps that can be used with Jabra products, the company said, and includes voice-enabled apps that let users send texts and emails with their voice, read email messages, and update status on Facebook, among other tasks.
The headset comes with four different sizes of ear gels and a wireless portable charger that doubles as a carrying case. Talktime is listed at 10 hours with the charger. Suggested retail is $129 -- it will be available Nov. 22.