Play Files To Caller In Asterisk

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I want to be able to allow a caller to dial a DDI system to verify identity etc (this is all done), I then want them to sit listening to music, until an event happens. When this (external) event happens, I want to play a certain file to the caller, using playback (so that they have ff / rw etc), and when finished, go back to the music. 1) I thought of redirecting to an extension that played the file, and then jump back to the original Asterisk dialplan entry to start again. However, If I want to redirect, then this external event would need to know their…

Asterisk Users 5.1 years ago 10 Answers

Asterisk App Install Bounty

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We're trying to make voice and SMS apps easier and more common. We solved one part of the problem with pay-as-you-go cloud-scale Asterisk hosting, and now we're trying to make the app setup easier. With a few exceptions, setup docs are too rare, and they depend on knowing too much about Asterisk. That complexity deters businesses from integrating phone calls into their products. So we just put up $250 bounties for writing simple setup docs for some Asterisk apps: Web-MeetMe, BigBlueButton, MonAst, AsterCRM, Queue-Tip, Flash Operator Panel, and Asterisk PHP Event Monitor. Basically, install one of these apps interoperating with Asterisk on Cloudvox, document what you did so…

Asterisk Users 5.1 years ago 0 Answers

Asterisk Does Not Translate From Wav To Alaw

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Use sox to downsample to 8khz (and 1 chan), and the problems should go away. While you are at it, you could use sox to convert to the target format in a single operation. The scripts that Digium uses to take Allison’s voice prompts (at 48khz) to the different formats, convert things to slin (raw) as a central format, but in my experience, the fewer steps the better. But I doubt that anyone could detect the difference in the end result. Here’s what I do with CD-qual sounds to turn them into the common Asterisk formats: Assume $i is the name of the .wav file you want…

Asterisk Tips 5.1 years ago 0 Answers