How smart headsets can improve your workflow

In a world where we're all looking to get more done faster, everyone is looking for solutions to help us do that. It doesn't matter if you're working in an office, at home, or in a coffee shop, distractions are everywhere. But what if there was a way to alleviate those distractions to be more productive?

How smart headsets can improve your workflow
Blueberry Neurotech Mental Stress Headset in White

Choosing and buying a smart headset just might be the answer you’re looking for. Smart headsets can perform a variety of beneficial tasks far beyond the basics of just listening to music or talking on them. And while those things are beneficial, once you’ve looked at what our list of headsets can do for you, you’re going to look at them in a whole new light.

New technology now allows us to take advantage of things that we didn’t have access to before. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation, better noise-canceling features, and virtual assistants can change our workflow for the better. And the best thing is that you don’t have to spend a ton of money to utilize these benefits. Companies have made many affordable smart headsets that won’t set you back too much.

Liftid Neurostimulation Personal Brain Stimulator

Now, this is going to sound like something straight out of a science-fiction novel, but it’s not. And it’s pretty amazing. The Liftid headset uses tCDS (Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation) to help you gain the focus you so desperately need. And it does so without the aid of any stimulants like sugar or caffeine. All you have to do is place the band on your head, and it will apply a mild electrical current via two electrodes. It sounds like that would be painful, but it isn’t. Promise. I’ve used it, and it felt like a mild sunburn on my forehead when I was using it. And you only need to use it for twenty minutes per day to see benefits.

NeoRhythm Neurostimulation Wellness Headband

This neurostimulation band works by using high and low frequencies to stimulate your brain. NeoRhythm has different functions that will allow you to do different things. So if you’re feeling stressed and need to meditate, there’s a setting for that. If you need to focus to get that work project or paper done, there’s a setting for that. You just select the program you want to run on your smartphone and put the NeoRhythm on. It can even help you sleep better and help alleviate pain.


Blueberry Neurotech Mental Stress Headset

Stress plays a huge role in how much we are able to get done. We’ve all been at that point where we’re feeling overwhelmed and buried, but we don’t have the focus or mental capacity just to get the task done. The Blueberry Neurotech Mental Stress Headset helps you understand your stress. And once you understand your stress, you can learn how to handle and manage it to be more productive and relaxed. All you have to do is wear the headset, and it will monitor blood oxygenation in brain tissue. The headset will then let you know if you need to take a break, or it will give you a nudge to bring you back to focus.


Logitech Zone Wireless Bluetooth Headset

Working in an office with a lot of other people around you can be noisy. But Logitech has a solution for you with their Zone Wireless Bluetooth Headset. This is the perfect office headset to help you focus amid the chatter and be more productive. You can connect it to your computer and your smartphone at the same time, and it’s great for Skype calls and video conferences. And both the headphones and the microphone are designed to cancel out noise, so if you’re in an office area where people are talking, you won’t need to worry about it. The microphone will filter all of that out.


Jabra Evolve 80 Professional Stereo Headset

The Jabra Evolve 80 will help you improve your concentration by filtering out everything around you. And we all know how important that can be. You’ll have superior noise cancellation with these, and they work to cancel out both high- and low-frequency noises. It also comes with a Busy Light that turns red, so people will know you’re on a call and not to bother you. Or you can just turn it on whenever you want to so people will leave you alone so you can get your work done. You don’t really want to hear about Paula’s grandchildren, do you? And with intelligent call transfer, you can easily move your call from your headphones to your smartphone.

Sony Xperia Duo Dual Listening Headset

When you’re doing mundane tasks in the office, you want to be able to play some tunes but still hear everything around you. You need a little distraction, but not to be in your own little world. The Sony Xperia Duo Dual Listening Headset is the office headset you need. You can listen and take calls on it, but since it doesn’t block your ear canal, you’ll still be aware of everything around you. The volume will also adjust according to your surroundings, so if a group of people comes into the office chatting, they won’t drown out your favorite song.


Poly Voyager Legend Bluetooth Mobile Headset

You’ll love this voice-controlled headset. The Poly Voyager Legend uses smart sensor technology to react as soon as you put it on. It interacts with Cortana, Siri, and Google Now. If the device is on your head when a call comes through, it will announce who the caller is and waits for a response from you. It also minimizes outside noise when you’re on a call.


BeHear NOW Customizable Hearing Enhancement Headset

If you struggle with hearing loss, the BeHear headset could totally change your workplace experience. If you can’t hear what’s happening in the important meeting, you could miss out on vital information that could cost you time and money. BeHear acts as a personal hearing amplifier, and it works in situations like in-person conversations, meetings, and phone calls, to name a few. You can customize your smart headset with the app, and the app even comes with a hearing test. It even has a feature that can slow down incoming speech during phone calls, so you’re better able to process what is being said. If you work with a fast-talker, that could be a lifesaver.


We’re pretty sure one of these smart headsets will make you work more efficiently and improve your workflow. Which one has piqued your interest the most?

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Meet Tera Cuskaden

Tera has worked in the publishing industry since 2004 and considers the written word her first love. When she's not writing or editing, she's usually traveling, knitting, or binge-watching Netflix.

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