Grandstream today announced the release of their new GXV3140 “Multimedia” Phone.
The GXV3140 has a 4.3” digital color LCD display, an adjustable 1.3 megapixel CMOS camera with privacy shutter, dual ethernet ports, rich auxiliary interfaces (such as SD, USB, stereo headset, audio/video output, etc), advanced video compression standard H.264/H.263/H.263+, and a full-duplex speakerphone.
From today’s Grandstream Press Release:
VoiceCon Orlando, Gaylord Palms Convention Center (March 30, 2009) – Grandstream
Networks, the leading designer and manufacturer of next generation IP voice and video solutions,
is pleased to announce the GXV3140 IP multimedia phone. The GXV3140’s extraordinary video
quality, advanced telephony features and rich multimedia applications distinguish this product in a
unique class of its own.
The GXV3140 splendidly blends state-of-the-art real time video conference capability with a
number of popular web and social networking applications. It features an advanced 1.3M pixel tilt
capable CMOS camera (with privacy shutter), a 4.3” 480×272 digital color LCD, dual Ethernet ports, SD & USB, a stereo headset jack, TV-out, stereo audio-out, and a full duplex speakerphone. It supports a full HTML web browser, IM with Yahoo/MSN/Google, thousands of internet radio
stations, popular online music networks such as Last.fm, Yahoo Flickr web photo album, personalized RSS feeds of news/weather/stock/currencies, calendar, alarm clock, and 9 languages (English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Portuguese).
The GXV3140 will support an even greater selection of music and photo networks as well as
streaming from popular video sites in the very near future. The GXV3140 raises the bar for personal multimedia communication by combining a number of cutting edge technologies. Such technologies include: a zero touch plug-and-play deployment, advanced audio/video streaming, hands-off personalization of news/weather/language/time based on automated detection of a users’ location, and 1-touch instant access to popular music/radio/photo/video sites and social networks.
The GXV3140 also incorporates a feature that will enable users to communicate with each other
for FREE right out of the box through Grandstream’s industry leading peer-to-peer technology.
The GXV3140 will boot up within minutes, ready for making video calls with ZERO configurations
when the user plugs the device into a broadband router at home. With this smart peering plugand-
play technology, friends and family can connect with each other through high quality realtime
video conferencing over any distance without a charge.
In addition to serving the consumer market, the GXV3140 presents an attractive solution for
service providers (especially SIP trunk service providers). Internet Service Providers can offer
video telephony and rich multimedia applications bundled with worldwide traditional PSTN
termination and E911 service. The GXV3140 supports 3 independent SIP accounts, nearly all
popular voice codecs, and leverages Grandstream’s field proven, broadly interoperable SIP
“The GXV3140 is the most advanced and Web friendly IP multimedia phone on the market. By
marrying social multimedia applications and IP video conferencing, it offers the consumer market
an aesthetically appealing visual communications and entertainment experience,“ says David Li,
CEO of Grandstream. “The GXV3140 provides a strong alternative to travel, allowing consumers
or business users to stay closely connected with friends, family, colleagues and business
partners located around the world for minimum cost. In today’s economic downturn, such a
device is critical. Consumers can maintain frequent visual contact with their loved ones while
sparing their discretionary income. In addition, they can enjoy Web entertainment and social
networking through 1-touch access on the GXV3140 without using a PC. Grandstream is very
pleased to bring this innovative IP multimedia product and the tremendously rich social
entertainment experience behind it to the consumer market.”
The GXV3140 will be generally available through Grandstream’s worldwide channel partners in
early May for a manufacturer suggested retail price of $299.