Asterisk As A Distributed Paging System

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I'm building a paging system composed of roughly 10 switches in daisy chain, with an embedded box with a speaker and a microphone for each switch. The embedded box runs my software. I need the system to be resilient to any network partition, so that anyone can send announces from any mic to all the reachable clients. I'd need also to page a subset of all the speakers. I'm currently using some software I wrote which sends voice over multicast RTP and coordinates all the sites with multicast messages. I don't own the switches so each site will be assigned an address by DHCP, that's why…

Asterisk Tips 5 years ago 5 Answers

Asterisk T38

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In the simplest terms I can think of, I'm going to describe what I want to do and I want to know if it's possible in the current asterisk version. Can I take a T38 call from an ATA, convert that back to analog and have asterisk screech that out on a POTS line to a remote fax machine. Would it work? And could I receive an incoming fax the same way? Please don't talk to me about alternatives to faxing. I can't take the fax machine away from the end user, they don't want to hear about it. I either need to make it…

Asterisk Tips 5 years ago 4 Answers