Grandstream Networks is an old hand when it comes to real-time communications. The company has been connecting customers since 2002 with award-winning SIP unified communications solutions. Recently, a broad selection of its products were certified for use with Panamax’s Bridge2Call platform. However, Grandstream had yet to delve into the realm of WebRTC—until now.
With the launch of cloud-based video, audio and web conferencing service IPVideoTalk, Grandstream is directly harnessing the capabilities of WebRTC for the first time. This new subscription service enables any video conference held on a Grandstream GVC3200 or GVC320 to easily become a virtual online meeting that can be attended by any other GVC320x devices, as well as via any WebRTC-capable web browser.
According to David Li, CEO of Grandstream, IPVideoTalk is a response to the increasing need among businesses for easy-to-use collaboration tools among geographically distributed teams.
“IPVideoTalk is an innovative cloud video, audio, and Web conferencing service with industry leading video quality and entirely based on standard Web browsers without requiring any special plugin,” said Li. “The combination of IPVideoTalk’s cutting edge cloud scalable video technology, the power of the GVC320x video conference system, and the increased popularity of WebRTC-capable Web browsers will raise the bar for user experience of video conferencing and lower the barrier of adoption dramatically.”
IPVideoTalk in essence allows businesses to turn their physical conference room into a global, online meeting that can be attended from anywhere around the world. This enables remote team collaborations to stay productive and reach customers efficiently wherever they are. IPVideoTalk boasts advanced features like 1080p HD video resolution, HD audio, computer screen sharing, meeting scheduler and reminders, meeting control, and more.
At launch, two different service plan levels are being offered. The first, IPVideoTalk Basic, supports up to 25 meeting attendees and up to three video presenters. The second, IPVideoTalk Pro, supports up to 50 meeting attendees and up to eight video presenters.
Edited by Rory J. Thompson