Tom Keating : VoIP & Gadgets Blog
Tom Keating
CTO
| VoIP & Gadgets blog - Latest news in VoIP & gadgets, wireless, mobile phones, reviews, & opinions

Asterisk tag

Drill down on Asterisk search:

25 result(s) displayed for Asterisk (126 - 150 of 314):

Phonevite API released at ITEXPO

At ITEXPO I met with John Nahm, CEO and co-founder of Phonevite, an intriguing VoIP-enabled one-to-many broadcasting service that takes the concept of the popular Evite email-centric invitations service and extends it to the phone world. Calvin Kim is...

PIKA WARP Appliance adopted by Schmooze

Today, as I'm blogging from the ITEXPO press room I learned that the PIKA WARP Appliance has been adopted by Schmooze (aka the Yiddish Asterisk ). If you recall, I reviewed the PIKA WARP Appliance last week. The WARP Appliance...

PIKA WARP Appliance for Asterisk Review

There is no doubt that open source Asterisk has taken IP telephony by storm resulting in many vendors offering solutions based on Asterisk. Because the "free" Asterisk software is open source, it has helped drive down the cost of...

Voice Over IP slot car racing!

Voice Over IP slot car racing? Come again? Apparently, this project takes advantage of Asterisk to take in the phone data and spit that out to a Java based softphone. This softphone takes in a SIP stream and then measures...

Fonality's trixbox Pro Unified Agent Edition integrates with Salesforce.com

Fonality's trixbox Unified Agent Edition (UAE) can automatically match all inbound and outbound calls with the corresponding record in salesforce.com's AppExchange, and call data is captured and logged eliminating manual entry. This is a big step for Fonality in taking...

trixbox Pro 2.0 review

Fonality is one of the premiere providers of Asterisk-based IP-PBX solutions. Fonality offers three products: PBXtra, trixbox CE (community edition), and trixbox Pro (commercial/reseller edition). trixbox Pro. which is their commercial edition runs on Fonality's "hardened" PBXtra technology, which...

Digium Headquarters Tour

During my tour of Digium's headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama I snapped quite a few photos that I thought I'd share. I'll just share a few here, but if you want to see them all, go check out the online...

Text-To-VoIP Plug-in for MorphVOX Pro

Found a cool Text-To-VoIP Plug-In for MorphVOX Pro that allows you to speak over the Internet or soft-phone using customizable text-to-speech voices. Essentially it lets you type phrases/words, it converts the text-to-speech, and then plays it over your PC's...

Using Asterisk to Scam Credit Cards

Received a news tip that fraudsters are using Asterisk as a "collection tool" for their credit card scam. While that's nothing new by itself, since there are plenty of scammers leveraging Asterisk, I found it fascinating to be able to...

Astricon, Win $100, and Party Hardy at ITEXPO

Came across DIDx (DIDXchange) CEO Suzanne Bowen's blog today, where she mentions that DIDXchange is sponsoring the Code Zone Reception on Tues PM Sept 23 at Astricon and also "giving a lightning talk with some of you on DIDX and...

Packet8 675xi VoIP for the SMB

I missed the 8x8/Packet8 news on July 16th about its new hosted small office "key" system and plug-and-play IP phones. Joan Citelli, Director of Corporate Communications emailed me asking for a briefing, but apparently I never replied since her email...

Controlling Asterisk based on Microsoft OCS 2007 user's presence

Paul Adams contacted me recently since he's been reading my posts about Asterisk and 'Microsoft OCS 2007' integration. Paul wrote an interesting application that enables call queuing that 'respects' OCS presence. That is, if the agent's OCS status is...

Leslie Conway Joins Digium

Just two days ago I highlighted the connections between Adtran and Digium. They're both located in Huntsville, Alabama, Mark Spencer worked at Adtran, their current CEO Danny Windham came from Adtran, etc. Well, today Rich writes about Leslie Conway, who...

Awesome Adtran & Digium article

Just came across a great article in The Huntsville Times titled "Twin visions for telecom Digium, ADTRAN follow opposite tracks", which discusses and compares ADTRAN and Digium. Both companies are based in Huntsville, Alabama, a best-kept-secret when it comes to...

Sangoma Acquires Paraxip Technologies

Sangoma has acquired Paraxip Technologies giving Sangama a broader communications play than just offering telephony boards for Asterisk-based solutions.  Sangoma is positioning the news as a new foothold in the Windows Unified Communications and IP Contact Center markets.This kind of...

Interview With Asterisk Founder, Mark Spencer

Tom Keating with Asterisk founder & Digium's Chairman and CTO Mark Spencer (picture: Sept. 2005 at Digium's former HQ) It's been awhile since I've interviewed Mark Spencer, the founder of the open source Asterisk telephony platform and current Chairman...

Voice Changer for Asterisk

Ever want to disguise your voice while making a prank phone call? Sure, if you're one of the Jerky Boys you can pretend to have an Indian accent and all, but if you're just not that talented then what you...

Asterisk With Office Communications Server 2007

Asterisk integration with Office Communications Server 2007 is a popular topic in the unified communications community. You wouldn't think integrating an open source Linux-based solution (Asterisk) with Microsoft's proprietary OCS 2007 UC platform would be popular, but it is. In...

SIP-based VoIP Wake Up Call Service

The beauty of VoIP and the corresponding SIP standard is the ease at which applications can be developed. Today, I learned about a wake-up-call service on www.sipservices.gr that leverages the SIP standard to allow you to schedule wake-up-calls. The software...

Druid 1.2.0-3 Launches

Today, Druid 1.2.0-3, an open source Asterisk-based solution was launched. (Check out my full review of the Asterisk-based Druid platform for some background.) Here's a screenshot of their web-based front-end that makes it easy to manage their version of Asterisk:...

Shoretel Rumors

SHORETEL UPDATE: 4/24/09Could it be - with ShoreTel continuing to provide PBX solutions - that the rumors I reported about them nearly a year ago were false? Is it now clear that Rich's sources that sparked this article were wrong?Shoretel...

Rev B of Astfin's BRI (ISDN) Asterisk Appliance Arrives

Rev B  of Astfin's BRI (ISDN) Appliance has just arrived. The BR4 appliance (or BRI Appliance) is an open hardware BRI Asterisk Appliance running Astfin. I've written about this Asterisk-based appliance before. The Astfin.org blog author writes how he...

Podcast Interview with Digium CEO Danny Windham

Just want to point you to Rich Tehrani's interview with Digium CEO Danny Windham. He covers everything from open source to Web 2.0 & mashups. Digium is the 'heart and soul' of the Asterisk movement, so when their CEO speaks,...

Hulk Smash Asterisk 1.6!

Nerd Vittles had been lamenting the fact that the "Asterisk 1.6 development seemed to be on a collision course with the dinosaurs because of developer insistence on deprecating and removing commands from the application programming interface (API) in the name...

PIKA T1/E1 and analog boards now compatible with FreeSWITCH

PIKA T1/E1 and analog boards are now compatible with FreeSWITCH. Some good news for PIKA this morning worth reading... PIKA Technologies Inc., a developer of media-processing hardware and software, today announced that its entire family of analog and digital host...
Featured Events