Jabra and Siemens Enterprise Communications to Provide Seamless Mobile UC
Jabra headset is the first to support OpenScape Mobile Call Swipe feature to
easily move UC conversations among laptop, desk phone and mobile device
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 10, 2013
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jabra, a world leader in
hands-free audio solutions, and Siemens Enterprise Communications, a leading
global provider of Unified Communications, today announced that the latest
Jabra Bluetooth® headset will support Siemens Enterprise Communications'
OpenScape Mobile Call Swipe feature, making it easier and faster for users to
seamlessly switch from one device to another without losing connection or
The OpenScape Mobile Call Swipe feature allows the user, with a simple swipe,
to move their voice conversations from an office phone or laptop to a mobile
device and back again, making the user truly mobile. Through this strategic
partnership, Jabra and Siemens Enterprise Communications have collaborated to
integrate Jabra headsets and mobile devices into the OpenScape platform so
customers can be sure that their unified communication solution delivers the
optimal sound quality, offers the opportunity for a faster user adoption and
"Breakthroughs in the league of OpenScape Call Swipe are not something we see
every day, even in this innovative and high-tech industry," says Holger
Reisinger, Jabra Vice President of Marketing, Products and Alliances.
"OpenScape Call Swipe is one of the few features we have seen appear in recent
years, which is solving a longstanding, low-tech challenge for mobile workers,
moving from the office to the car without having to interrupt the call to
change device. – Call Swipe deserves to become industry standard."
When moving from one environment to the other, users need crystal clear sound
and reliable connections. Featuring the latest and intelligent motion
technology, the Jabra Motion^TM UC allows users to communicate easily, both in
the office and on the go. The built-in motion sensors react to even the
slightest movements, adjusting the volume to the surroundings and enabling an
intuitive call control – by automatically answering the call when picked-up.
"This collaboration with Jabra provides customers an excellent headset option
for superior audio quality and connections when using OpenScape Mobile," said
Randy Roberts, Vice President, Mobile Portfolio, Siemens Enterprise
Communications. "For both audio-only and video enabled communications,
OpenScape Mobile and Jabra make it easy for users to enjoy true mobility."
In March of 2013, OpenScape Mobile and the Jabra Motion UC headset were both
nominated finalists for the 'Best of Enterprise Connect Award 2013'.
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About Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a leading global provider of unified
communications (UC) solutions and network infrastructure for enterprises of
all sizes. Leveraging 160 years of experience, we deliver innovation and
quality to the world's most successful companies, backed by a world-class
services portfolio which includes international multi-vendor managed and
Our OpenScape communications solutions provide a seamless and efficient
collaboration experience – on any device – which amplifies collective effort
and dramatically improves business performance.
Together, our global team of UC experts and service professionals set the
standards for a rich communications experience that empowers teams to deliver
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a joint venture of The Gores Group and
Siemens AG, and includes Enterasys Networks, a provider of network
infrastructure and security solutions, creating a complementary and complete
enterprise communications solutions portfolio.
Jabra is the brand of GN Netcom, a subsidiary of GN Store Nord A/S (GN) -
listed on NASDAQ OMX. Jabra employs approximately 900 people worldwide and in
2012 produced an annual revenue which amounted to DKK 2,355 million. Jabra is
a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad
range of hands-free communications solutions. With a reputation for
innovation, reliability, and ease of use that goes back more than two decades,
Jabra's consumer and business divisions produce corded and wireless headsets,
plus mobile and in-office speakerphones that empower individuals and
businesses through increased freedom of movement, comfort, and functionality.
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