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Computer Softphone and Video Conferencing Accessories

University IT recommends these softphone and video conferencing options for laptops and desktops based on current state of services available from Stanford. The recommendations vary depending on the type of use and prices vary depending on the options. While this site is updated on a regular basis, prices and options may change without notice.

This equipment is available through the Amazon Business portal in iProcurement ( > SU Internet Procurement > Amazon Business). If you want to purchase any of this equipment, you should follow your department’s purchasing process. If you want to purchase directly, you should first check with your manager on reimbursement policies. 

For more information on Jabber softphone, visit our Jabber service page.

If you would like more information on Video Conferencing at Stanford, please visit our video conference guide page

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The ideal headset varies depending on personal preferences, work environment, work schedule, work style and role. Below is a list of UIT recommended headsets based on cost, portability, usability, and productivity. You can purchase any headset that best meets your needs. UIT will provide baseline support on the UIT recommended headsets and best effort support for all other headsets.

NOTE: To locate the Jabra Evolve headsets in the Amazon Business portal, search their ASIN numbers listed below. (Ex. B00ODRSQKW)
Headset Description  

Jabra Evolve2 85 UC


Boost your workday productivity! Experience superior sound quality and all-day comfort with this top-of-the-line over-the-ear headset. Perfect for focusing on your tasks at home or in the office.

  • Wireless
  • Form Factor - Over-Ear
  • Dual Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Bluetooth 4.2 Support
  • Includes adapter with USB-A or USB-C variant
  • 100 ft Range of Operation
  • Up to 37 hours of battery life
  • Headset charged in 2.5 hours
  • Great for all-day use and sound quality


Logitech USB Wired Headset H390

USB wired headset (does not include active and passive noise cancellation)


Jabra Evolve2 75 UC


Power through video calls with ease! This on-the-ear headset delivers crystal-clear communication and comfortable wear for those quick meetings and calls scattered throughout your workday.

  • Wireless
  • Form Factor - On-ear
  • Dual Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Bluetooth 4.2 Support
  • Includes adapter with USB-A or USB-C variant
  • Includes USB cable 4ft
  • 100' Range of Operation'
  • Up to 36 hours of battery life
  • Headset charges in 2.5 hours


Jabra Evolve2 Buds UC


Stay connected wherever your work takes you! These compact travel earbuds offer seamless device pairing and excellent audio. Making them the ideal companion for the hybrid worker who's always on the move.

  • ​Wireless
  • Form Factor - In-Ear
  • Dual Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Bluetooth 4.2 Support
  • Includes adapter with USB-A or USB-C variant
  • 65 ft Range of Operation
  • Up to 8 hours of battery in the buds, and up to 33 hours with the case
  • 5 minutes of charge gets you up to an hour of battery
  • Great for the hybrid worker



Private room or office 

For those who conduct conference calls in a private room or office (and do not keep their desk phone), consider the speaker below.

Speaker Description  

Jabra Speak2 55


The pocket-sized Jabra Speak2 55 portable speakerphone is designed for hybrid working. 

  • 50 mm full-range speakers with wideband audio deliver powerful sound wherever you work best.
  • Four ultra-modern beamforming microphones pick up sounds from all directions; whilst the noise-canceling technology filters cancel out background noise for crystal-clear conversations.
  • Full duplex technology preserves the natural flow of face-to-face conversations, making this the perfect speakerphone for conference calls.



Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920

  • Compatible: Windows 7+, Mac OS 10.6+
  • USB Port
  • Full HD 1080p video calling (up to 1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • 720p HD video calling (up to 1280 x 720 pixels) with supported clientsLogitech webcam
  • Full HD video recording (up to 1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • H.264 video compression
  • Built-in dual stereo mics with automatic noise reduction
  • Automatic low-light correction
  • Tripod-ready universal clip fits laptops, LCD or monitors
  • 2 Year Limited Hardware Warranty


Last modified March 21, 2024