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ARI Create Channel With Variables

In a blog post long ago we talked about the addition of the create and dial ARI functionality for allowing channels to exist within ARI applications before they have been answered. This has seen use by various people and it came to light that it presented a slight difference in API definition in comparison to

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ARI Create Channel With Variables

In a blog post long ago we talked about the addition of the create and dial ARI functionality for allowing channels to exist within ARI applications before they have been answered. This has seen use by various people and it came to light that it presented a slight difference in API definition in comparison to

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Introducing Dana the Stream Gatekeeper

In this troubling time of dealing with COVID-19 around the world we’re seeing more and more need for tools to help in communicating with co-workers, friends and family. Asterisk has historically proven itself as one of the key puzzle pieces when it comes to enacting change and evolution in the communications space. The power of

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transport-cc: Improving feedback for better video quality

I’ve previously written about REMB, or receiver estimated maximum bitrate, and its effect on video quality. While this provides periodic feedback from receivers to Asterisk and a mechanism to set the video bitrate of a sender it does not allow a sender to have any feedback about the packets it is sending to Asterisk. To

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pjproject-2.8 Qualified For Use With Asterisk

With the release of Asterisk versions 13.24.0-rc1, 15.7.0-rc1 and 16.1.0-rc1, we’re pleased to say that pjproject-2.8 has been qualified for use with Asterisk. In these release candidates, we’ve upgraded the bundled version of pjproject to 2.8 and we’ve verified that all 9 patches to 2.7 we provided to Teluu were included in 2.8. Patches from

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AstriDevCon 2018 – A Recap

Hey Everybody, It’s about a month out from AstriDevCon 2018 and I wanted to write a little bit to summarize what we discussed this year. For those who are not familiar with AstriDevCon, it is an opportunity for Asterisk C-level developers, Asterisk ARI/AMI/AGI developers, and Asterisk integrators to get together to learn about what has

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Asterisk 16 has a new module loader

One of the improvements to Asterisk 16 is the module loader. The module loader now enforces inter-module dependencies and complains of modules that fail to initialize. The module loader ensures that a module is not started before other modules it depends upon. Therefore, if module B depends upon module A and module A either does

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Asterisk 16.0.0-rc2 Released

Greetings! Today Asterisk 16.0.0-rc2 will become available! Please take some time to test this release as the 16 branch will become the next major LTS release of Asterisk. Surprises found during the release candidate process are much better than surprises found after the first release from the branch. Thanks again to all of you that

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Enrich Your Conference App with Asterisk Enhanced Messaging – Part 2

In “Enrich Your Conference App with Asterisk Enhanced Messaging – Part 1” I demonstrated how you could include chat or other messaging features in your conference app.  In Part 2, I’ll show you how to include information about the conference bridge itself and the participants. What data is available? If you’re familiar with the AMI

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Enrich Your Conference App with Asterisk Enhanced Messaging – Part 1

At last year’s AstriDevcon, we showed a video conference demonstration application called CyberMegaPhone.  It was a very simple app but it showed how a web developer could create a video conference app of their own using Asterisk’s new WebRTC capabilities.   While we made some significant enhancements to Asterisk’s video capabilities over the past year, we also

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