Atlanta - Panasonic announced at CEDIA Expo the availablity of its KX-NT400 IP network telephone through retail channels.
The NT400 features a color
touch- sensitive interface that allows easy navigation through multiple menus,
including a camera screen that displays live video feeds and captured images
from up to 20 network cameras, allowing users to monitor remote locations such
as a front door. Users can control camera pan, tilt and zoom directly from the
Other NT400 features include built-in Communications Assistant software with Voice Mail Assistant for managing messages on the phone's screen; a contacts screen that displays contact information in a format that can be manipulated to the user's preference; a call log screen with caller ID data for incoming, outgoing and missed calls; a calls screen that shows handling options for connected calls (record, conference, transfer, etc.); a chat screen for sending and receiving text messages to and from other NT400 users; and a company portal screen that enables business users to access delivery schedules, order-tracking software and other intranet applications while speaking with a customer.
The NT400 supports wireless Bluetooth headsets and features 48 programmable soft keys, an Easy Navigation Key for one-touch access to phone functions and power over Ethernet capability, which allows data and electrical power to be transmitted over an Ethernet cable.
Connections include two Ethernet ports, a USB port, an SD card slot and a headset jack.
"The Panasonic KX-NT400 IP network phone provides a wealth of features that simply you don't expect from a telephone, including most notably the ability to view network-camera video feeds right on the phone's screen," said Bill Taylor, president of Panasonic System Networks Company of America. "For business users, the NT-400 enhances productivity from the back office to your home office, providing a flexible and reliable way to manage your business and personal contacts, check work applications, view network camera feeds and much more."
The suggested retail price of the KX-NT400 is $832.50. The phone's features are being demonstrated in booth 3235 during CEDIA Expo.