After all of the video calls we’ve been on in the past year, it’s well understood that those free earbuds that came with your phone or your computer’s audio just don’t cut it for professional collaboration. In this new era of hybrid working, professional-grade tools make all the difference between meetings that feel like the team is back together again or feeling worlds apart.
To ensure all meeting participants have an equitable seat at the table – whether they’re sitting in the conference room or working from a kitchen table – it’s best to invest in a quality headset that blocks out distracting noises, improves the sound of your voice, and protects your focus like the treasure that it is. We have just the tool for the job… Introducing the all-new Microsoft Teams and Zoom Compatible Voyager Focus 2 premium Bluetooth® headset.
Poly’s most recent persona research found that distracting noises are among the most common productivity crushers affecting hybrid workers, with 94 percent of respondents reporting that they have experienced being distracted by background noise during work calls – an increase from 71 percent in 2017. This rise is significant, but not all that surprising as more workers are now experiencing a whole new set of interruptions in their own homes. Regardless of whether you’re working from home or back in the office, the bottom line is nine out of 10 workers feel that noise is an issue impacting their workday.
The Voyager Focus 2 is the latest iteration of one of Poly’s most beloved and best-selling headsets of all time, the Voyager Focus. For the first time, this new addition to the Voyager Focus series, adds hybrid active noise-canceling technology along with our best microphone noise-canceling to date with Poly’s signature Acoustic Fence for an unparalleled wireless audio experience.
Engineered for audio perfection
Unable to build a sound-proof wall around our users, Poly engineers did the next best thing, enlisting our leading-edge noise-canceling technology to build a “focus zone” into the Voyager Focus 2. By combining Poly’s world-class active noise canceling (ANC) technology with our signature Acoustic Fence, the new Voyager Focus 2 delivers an unparalleled wireless audio experience that keeps you in the zone regardless of what cacophonous noise might be happening in the background.
Digital Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling – Protects your Focus
Dog barking? Kids getting rowdy? Sitting close to that loud talker back in the office? Good news – the Voyager Focus 2 can take care of all that with digital Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling (ANC). Three settings allow you to set just the right level of noise cancelation for your current surroundings. Hybrid ANC blocks out more background noise than traditional ANC by monitoring the noises at the entrance to the user’s ear and outside of the headset and cancels it out. When it comes to all-day use, hybrid ANC prevents users from feeling fatigued during and between calls— something that can happen when using other ANC headsets. To learn more about Poly’s hybrid ANC technology, visit this tech tip.
Poly Acoustic Fence Technology – Ensures you Sound Great
All those noises mentioned above that disrupt your focus are equally (if not more) distracting to the people on the other end of the call. To ensure that those on the far end of your calls hear you clearly, the Voyager Focus 2 features Poly’s Acoustic Fence technology. If this sounds familiar, we first included this technology into a headset with the Blackwire 8225. Since then, our engineers have improved the performance to well within the Microsoft Teams Open Office Premium requirements.
Battery life that goes the extra mile
What good is all-day comfort if your battery can’t keep up? On the Voyager Focus 2, we increased talk time to up to 19 hours for those extra long collaboration sessions. And for extra flexibility, you can extend the battery life of your headset by using it as a corded headset with audio over USB mode.
Collaborating is a breeze
To keep the conversation running smoothly, this simple plug-and-play headset features intuitive call controls directly on the earcups and a pinch-to-mute button on the boom.
When it comes time to ‘jump on a call,’ the Voyager Focus 2 is fully compatible with all leading communication applications, is Zoom Certified, and even comes in a Microsoft Teams Certifed version. So, regardless of what platform they use to meet, you can join them no problem.
Microsoft Teams Certified
A new addition to the industry’s most comprehensive lineup of Microsoft Teams certified USB audio devices, the Voyager Focus 2 is available in a Teams version that features a convenient Teams button and an LED that signals notifications. From here, you can tap to instantly invoke the Teams desktop app for streamlined communications.
Work the way you want
The Voyager Focus 2 works across all your devices and is available as a UC version and in an Office version. The UC version connects to your mobile via Bluetooth and to your computer via the BT700 Bluetooth USB adapter. This all-new adapter is 50 percent smaller than its predecessor and boasts an improved wireless range of up to 50m/164 ft.
The Office version connects to a desk phone and your computer through the included cables as well as to your mobile device via Bluetooth.
Make it your own
The Voyager Focus 2 gets even better when used with the Poly Lens Desktop app. From a single app, you’re in control of customizing your headset to work how you work, stay up to date with the latest software, access product guides, and even get tech support. And built-in wellness reminders and nature sounds help you stay happy and focused throughout your busy workday.
Find your focus
For audio perfection responsible for distraction-free conversations and an unshakable ‘focus zone,’ look no further than the brilliantly engineered Voyager Focus 2 Bluetooth headset. With smart noise-canceling features, an easygoing disposition toward any collaboration platform, and software that will improve your workday, there’s a lot to love about this update to a Poly fan-favorite.