What are headsets?
A headset represents the combination of headphones and microphone. The great advantage of a headset is that the user can communicate without an earpiece or microphone. Thus, the headset can be used for speaking and listening at the same time. The requirements for a headset can be very different, so it should be decided according to the individual needs.
Headset for pick-by-voice
With pick-by-voice applications, headsets can also be used in logistics, industry, retail or production. In order picking, a voice-assisted dialog system such as pick-by-voice can improve the productivity of work processes by working hands-free with the support of a headset and ensure efficient implementation.
The typical construction of a headset consists of a headphone with two earcups and a microphone. The shells may be joined together with a neck or headband. With this variant, the ambient sounds are more difficult to perceive because both ears are covered. The version with one earpiece is even better at detecting sounds in the surroundings.
The transmission technology between wired and wireless headsets, represents a relevant difference in headsets. Wireless models are often referred to as wireless headsets. This includes, above all, the Bluetooth technology, which convinces with its long operating time and low power consumption. Other technical options for wireless headsets include WLAN headsets and a radio frequency connection. For wired headsets, the insensitivity of interfering signals or the direct power supply is rated as positive.