On Monday, March 3rd, Asterisk 12.1.0 was officially released. In addition to fixing many bugs reported by the Asterisk community, this release contains several new features that improve the usability and functionality of Asterisk 12. As the first point release following our new policy of allowing limited new features and improvements in Asterisk 12, I thought it would be nice to review what some of these new changes are – and how this policy will continue to help build solutions on top of Asterisk 12.
- A new set of modules was added that let application developers control Message Waiting Indicators … Continued
Guest presenter Preston McNair of Schmooze Com will show you how to enhance your user experience with phone apps such as Call Parking, Follow Me, Do Not Disturb and Conferencing. These apps run natively on Digium IP phones by taking advantage of the Digium Phone App Engine. The apps communicate over a REST API to FreePBX, allowing rich data and realtime information to be used right from the phone’s interface. Not to mention, anytime … Continued
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For this week’s edition of Asterisk Live I was able to catch up with Allison Smith while at ITEXPO in Miami. Allison is a professional voice actor who provides voice audio prompts for business IVRs and menus. Because Allison recorded the default prompts that come with Asterisk she is able to provide custom prompts that match, giving a professional sound when customers call in to a business.
Allison speaks about her experience with AstriCon having been a member of the community for many years along with what it was like to attend the very first AstriCon. In 2014, Asterisk is a … Continued
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At Asterisk World in Miami I had the opportunity to speak with Tony Lewis, CEO of Schmooze Com, about the latest happenings with the FreePBX project. The recent release of FreePBX 12 Alpha incorporates the latest functionality exposed in Asterisk 12. Additionally, Tony and I discussed the new High Availability (HA) commercial module now available for the FreePBX distro.From Schmooze Com:
FreePBX HA is a commercially developed High Availability solution that has reworked the FreePBX platform to integrate DRBD, Cluster Manager and Pacemaker. This enables automatic mirroring and failover between two FreePBX Systems. Your phones and devices … Continued
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Randy hosts the ever-popular VoIP Users Conference (VUC) and has been a regular attendee and supporter of AstriCon. In celebration of yesterday’s announcement that AstriCon 2014 will be in Las Vegas, I thought it would be good timing to post our Asterisk Live session with Randy.
If you’re not familiar with it, the VUC is a weekly video and conference call that discusses all things VoIP and IP communications and includes interviews with industry experts. … Continued
Pssst! I have the essential information about AstriCon 2014 to pass on to you before the official announcement and press release, which is due real soon.
Although we have a formal announcement at Asterisk World this week, and a press release all queued up, I can exclusively reveal…
Astricon will be at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas this year, running October 21-23.
We have worked hard to settle the details and pass them on to you so early, because we know that AstriCon is really the ONLY MUST ATTEND Asterisk event of the year – and this … Continued
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