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Digium adds hardware cancellation to boards

One of the knocks against the Digium line of boards for the Asterisk open-source IP-PBX was its lack of hardware echo cancellation. This required you to do echo cancellation in software which is processor/resource intensive and limits scalability. Sangoma...

Sangoma Asterisk cards test drive

Sangoma Technologies, a publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV:STC ), has been designing WAN and telecom/telephony hardware for over 20 years. While Sangoma is well-known as a world leader in support of ATM, Frame Relay, SS7, X.25, PPP,...

Asterikast video podcasts to teach you Asterisk

Asterikast is a podcast that teaches and explains about the VoIP-capable Asterisk PBX by Digium. According to Asterikast, "We also plan on having videos that can help step you through the process of setting up your very own Asterisk PBX."They...

Vonage opens SIP credentials?

A source informed VoIP & Gadgets Blog that Vonage plans to open up their SIP credentials to enable users to configure their own SIP softphones and SIP hardphones to work with the Vonage service at no additional charge. Today Vonage...

SIP to Skype gateway breaks Skype's Great Wall of VoIP

Dal over at Asterisk VoIP News forwarded me an interesting link last week on a project he's been working on that creates a gateway between Skype and Asterisk or any SIP-based client. As most techies know, Skype uses a...

Asterisk@Home 2.5 released

Looks like a new version of Asterisk@Home is out - version 2.5. I checked Asterisk @Home on SourceForge and they're still listing v2.1, so I'll take Nerd Vittles word for it. Regardless of whether v2.4 is ready for immediate download,...

Grandstream GXV-3000 video phone

This is the new Grandstream GXV-3000 H.264 based SIP video phone launched at ITEXPO and which I promised to post a photo. This is the phone I told you about yesterday during my chit-chat with Digium's Mark Spencer. Based on...

Sangoma offers new analog cards

Sangoma Technologies Corporation announced at ITEXPO that it is now shipping its A200 analog FXO/FXS PCI cards for use in the popular Asterisk open-source IP-PBX..“There is still a huge demand and need for FXO/FXS technologies in many countries around the...

Chit-chat with Mark Spencer

I met with Digium's founder, Mark Spencer yesterday to discuss what was happening with Asterisk. Mark told me that they are working very hard on Jingle support, an open set of extensions to the IETF's Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol...

Signate announces SigPRO scalable Asterisk solution

Today, at ITEXPO, Signate is announcing SigPRO. SigPRO is a a hosted telephony system for telephone service providers with 5,000 to 500,000 customer extensions that Signate claims "sets a new price/performance standard".I have heard various issues surrounding scalability issues...

Asterisk and Ranch Networks make Asterisk secure and more scalable

Today at Internet Telephony Conference & Expo, Digium and Ranch Networks have announced that they are teaming up to make Asterisk a secure and scalable VoIP solution. I have a meeting with Mark Spencer, Mr. Asterisk himself at 4pm today...

Mark Spencer podcast interview

Ronald Lewis interviewed Mark Spencer, Asterisk founder/guru this morning. I listened to the podcast while simultaneously trying to read and respond to email, surf the Web, and prepare for Internet Telephony Expo next week. Unfortunately, my multitasking skills aren't what...

5 Days until Internet Telephony Expo plus Asterisk certification

I can't believe it's just 5 days till Internet Telephony Expo. While I'm excited to be leaving behind cold Connecticut for warm Ft. Lauderdale, Florida there is so much going on at this next show that I don't know how...

Gabcast audio blogger service

Gabcast is an interesting new service that lets you instantly create podcasts for your blog with integration with your blogging software. While, this in itself is nothing new, AudioBlog has been doing it successfully for awhile, the neat thing about...

Asterisk on a Nokia 770

Asterisk 1.2.1 running on a Nokia 770 tablet? B) The Nokia 770 is a mobile device with mobile wireless support, so now you can bring Asterisk wherever you go! Those crazy Asterisk gurus, what'll they think of next! ;) Check...

Linner with Asterisk guru Mark Spencer

Yesterday was a very hectic day for me. I didn't have time for breakfast so I figured I'd just grab lunch after moderating the Open Source Roundtable session which started at 2pm and was scheduled to run until 3:45pm. So...

Digium's new 24-port card

I happen to be moderating the Open Source Roundtable with Digium/Asterisk guru Mark Spencer at 2pm today, so I will have to get the details on this news below on their new 24-port card. Should be an interesting panel considering...

Digium Partner Program

Digium Inc., the creator of Asterisk and pioneer of open source telephony, today announced its Digium Asterisk Partner Program in response to the growing ecosystem of Asterisk and the demand for open source-based telephony platforms. The Digium/Asterisk Partner Program includes...

Asterisk The Future of Telephony book

There's a new book on the popular open-source Asterisk IP-PBX phone system out, titled Asterisk : The Future of Telephony that you may be interested in. One of the coauthors stated, "Shortly after discovering Asterisk, I realized that this phenomenon...

Linux softphones reviewed

Linux.com took a look at four Linux VoIP softphone clients and did some comparative analysis. The Linux softphones included Kiax, Linphone, Twinkle, and CounterPath's X-Lite. Three of the four softphones use the standard SIP protocol with Kiax being the one...

Intel and Asterisk

As I discussed in my interview with Mark Spencer, I mentioned how Intel was a fan of Asterisk. If you "read between the lines" you would know that I was "hinting" that Intel and Asterisk were going to partner. Shame...

Interview with Asterisk guru Mark Spencer

Tom Keating & Asterisk-guru & Digum President Mark SpencerA few weeks ago I went down to Alabama to meet with a few VoIP companies, including Adtran (see blog on Adtran) and Digium, the developers of the open-source Asterisk IP-PBX. I've...

Earthlink Vling uses Pingtel soft phone

Earthlink Vling uses a new product developed in open-source by Pingtel. Earthlink is Pingtel's first customer for their open source SIP user agent called SIPxua which Earthlink is using to support its rollout of its hosted VoIP Vling service. Pingtel...

Google Talk supports SIP, what does Skype do now?

Now that Google has announced plans to support SIP in Google Talk and plans to "federate" with third-party providers including Sipphone's Gizmo Project and Earthlink's Vling, where does this leave Skype? Skype up to now has been able to...

Asterisk's New Dual-span Hardware

Interesting news from Asterisk... Their dual-span hardware is now available. They made the news at LinuxWorld. Robert Liu from TMCnet also made some observations on this news two days ago.Digium Announces Two-Port Hardware for Asterisk at LinuxWorld San FranciscoTE205P and...
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