headset is a headphone, or headphones, and a microphone that come as a
single unit and fit across one ear or across the head. Advantages to having
a headset are that you can keep your hands free while still talking to
someone on this phone. This is especially useful for someone who works
in an office.
Headsets are also beneficial for people who play online computer games.
Having a headset with speakers on both ears allows the user to hear sounds
to either side, and the microphone on the headset allows the user to talk
to his teammates and co-ordinate their efforts without having to lean
down to speak into a desk microphone.
Headsets have also been gaining popularity for cell phone users lately.
Having an over the ear headset with an ear bud and a small microphone
allows for the user to speak on their cell phone while driving and not
have to hold their phone with their hand.
Cell headsets are improving safety while driving for cell users; as well,
headsets are improving the efficiency of office workers and the like.