Definition of headset
1 : an attachment for holding an earphone and transmitter at one's head
2 : a pair of headphones
Recent Examples of headset from the Web
Moeller currently offers a 360-degree virtual reality platform which requires the user to wear a headset.
In addition to the external speakers, the headsets also featured retractable earbuds for completely personal listening.
But some Apple watchers think this may be the first step in the Cupertino tech giant’s plan to ultimately build a Google Glass-like device, where AR visuals are displayed in a headset without needing a smartphone.
A computer installed under the seat feeds data to the headset, adding sound and new sights.
And at the Barnes Foundation, manual wheelchairs are available, assistive listening devices are available for use in the auditorium and with the collection gallery tour. Headsets and t-coil loops are available free of charge.
The Redmond company turned up the rhetoric to market the device, which is aimed at enabling ultra-high-definition graphics of the sort required by high-end virtual reality headsets.
Unlike some other companies in this burgeoning industry, Emotiv actually makes products: electroencephalography headsets that record brain activity noninvasively.
DTS Headphone:X is software that lets the headset reproduce the surround sound acoustics of a space.
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Definition of headset for English Language Learners
: a pair of headphones
: a device that holds an earphone and a microphone in place on a person's head
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