Digium IP Phones: new tools for VoIP community

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The news of Digium IP Phones have got a big number of people giving their opinion on the subject. Some of the inquiries are about the manufacturing process, others even question the very reasons for Digium to launch phones (after all, they are entering to a very tight and busy phone market). The fact that Digium itself is manufacturing and designing the phones brings good news for us, developers. The Digium's team was ordered to create the easiest phone to install, integrate, provision and use. After the general availability date of these phones comes (April 2012), we will see if…

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Asterisk 1.8.9.0 Now Available

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The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the release of Asterisk 1.8.9.0. This release is available for immediate download at http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/ The release of Asterisk 1.8.9.0 resolves several issues reported by the community and would have not been possible without your participation. Thank you! The following is a sample of the issues resolved in this release: * AST-2012-001: prevent crash when an SDP offer is received with an encrypted video stream when support for video is disabled and res_srtp is loaded. (closes issue ASTERISK-19202) Reported by: Catalin Sanda * Handle AST_CONTROL_UPDATE_RTP_PEER frames in local bridge loop. Failing to…

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AstLinux

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AstLinux is a custom Linux distribution centered around Asterisk, the Open Source PBX. Although Asterisk remains the core focus, other VoIP applications such as FreeSWITCH are also available. AstLinux has many unique features that make it ideal for embedded and commercial Asterisk based solutions. AstLinux contains powerful networking features including:

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H.323 Video Conferencing with GNU Gatekeeper

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H.323 Video Conferencing with GNU Gatekeeper has been improved with the new released announced by Jan Willamowius, Founder of the GNU Gatekeeper Project. A new major release of the GNu Gatekeeper has been anounced. This new version "has many new features that will allow even your legacy endpoints to move to a new age of H.323 audio and video communications." New features: - full traversal zone support (gatekeeper-to-gatekeeper H.460.18/.19) Now you can place one GnuGk behind a firewall and let it tunnel out the calls for all other devices behind the firewall eg. to a…

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Speech recognition in Asterisk using Google Voice API

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I'm exited to announce that Lefteris Zafiris has written an agi script that uses Google Voice API for voice recognition. As the author says, "the script records from the current channel untill the pound key (#) is pressed or the timeout (15 seconds) is reached. The recording is send over to google speech recognition service and the returned text string is assigned to a channel variable." More info and dialplan examples can be found in the README file: https://raw.github.com/zaf/asterisk-speech-recog/master/README The script is available here:…

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