Plantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand worldwide. The company also manufactures and markets specialty telephone products under the Clarity brand. Its primary products include corded and cordless communication headsets; audio processors; telephone systems; Bluetooth and corded products; personal computer and gaming headsets; and specialty products for hearing impaired individuals. The company designs its products for various markets and applications, such as enterprise and home offices, contact centers, mobile phones and smartphones, tablets, computer and gaming, residential, and other specialty applications. Plantronics, Inc. sells products through a network of distributors, retailers, wireless carriers, resellers, government programs, health care professionals, online retailers, catalog and mail order companies, mass merchants, carriers, system integrators, e-commerce partners, telephony and computer equipment providers, authorized resellers, UC alliances with providers of UC software solutions, and General Services Administration contractor to government agencies in the United States, as well as through direct sales and from its Website. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California.