USB Headset features full frequency response up to 6,800 Hz.

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Connected to PC via USB port, Jabra GN2000 is fully compatible with Microsoft® Office Communicator 2007. Headset features extra-thick pivoting foam ear cushions that automatically adjust to shape and angle of the ear, and in-line controls for answering and hanging-up calls as well as adjusting volume. Compliant with TIA-920 specifications for wideband digital sound, it also features PeakStop(TM) technology which cuts out sudden noises above 118 dB SPL.

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GN Unveils Fully-Compatible USB Headset for Microsoft® Office Communicator 2007

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 14 // --

- Jabra GN2000 USB Delivers High-Quality Wideband Audio and Full Plug-And-Play Capabilities

GN, the world leader in innovative headset solutions, today unveiled its Jabra GN2000 USB headset and announced its full compatibility with
Microsoft(R) Office Communicator 2007. The first of a range of products from GN that will work seamlessly with Office Communicator 2007, the Jabra GN2000 USB headset delivers market-leading audio quality as well as exceptional ease of use through its plug-and-play capability.

A key feature of the Jabra GN2000 USB is it offers true wideband audio.
With a full frequency response up to 6,800Hz, it delivers superior VoIP audio quality which means clearer conversations and enhanced productivity. The headset is also very simple to install as users simply connect it to their PC via the USB port and it is ready to take advantage of the many features in Office Communicator 2007.

"We are delighted to be on the path of qualification," said Jan McNair, VP GN. "Jabra headsets are designed to deliver superb call clarity, hands-free mobility and enhanced comfort. Those features are core to the Jabra GN2000 and we believe that in combination with Office Communicator 2007, office workers everywhere will be better able to communicate with their colleagues and customers, making them even more productive than they are today."

"GN is playing an important role in the development of headsets qualified for use with Office Communicator 2007," said Chris Cullin, Director of Technical Product Management for the Unified Communications Group at Microsoft Corp. "Through cooperative efforts and the integration of the GN2000 USB with Office Communicator 2007, GN is adding significant value to PC-based enterprise communications and enabling companies to better and more efficiently connect people, information, and business processes."

The Jabra GN2000 USB is based on GN's award-winning GN2000 headset which has been used by offices and contact centers the world over since late 2005.

It offers outstanding comfort for the user through extra-thick pivoting foam ear cushions which automatically adjust to the shape and angle of an individual's ears. The large ear cushions provide excellent acoustical coupling delivering a richer incoming signal. Other easy-to-use features include in-line controls for answering and hanging up calls as well as adjusting the volume.

The headset is fully compliant with TIA-920 specifications for wideband digital sound. It also features PeakStop(TM) technology, which cuts out sudden loud noises above 118dB SPL helping protect the user and their hearing and meets all recent Noise at Work legislative requirements.

GN is a registered member of the Microsoft Partner Program and is making the Jabra GN2000 USB headset available from May to support the Microsoft(R) Office Communications Server 2007 Public Beta. The Microsoft(R) Office Communications Server 2007 Public Beta can be downloaded and the Jabra headset can be ordered at:

Please note: Product availability and pricing varies from market to market. Please check locally for details.

About GN

Through its Jabra brand, GN is a world leader in innovative headset solutions. With 1,800 employees and sales offices around the world, GN develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of wireless headsets for mobile users and both wireless and corded headsets for contact centre and office-based users. GN's business activities also include its original equipment manufacturing (OEM) business. GN has been helping people communicate since 1869 and is a listed company on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

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(c) 2007 GN A/S. All rights reserved. Jabra(R) is a registered trademark of GN A/S. All other trademarks included herein are the property of their respective owners. (Design and specifications subject to change without

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