Telephony

Follow-Me Cruising: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk and a TomTom GPS

Follow-Me Cruising: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk and a TomTom GPS

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

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Today we review the TomTom Go GPS units and show you how to connect one up to an Asterisk-based Bluetooth Proximity Detection system or, better yet, a home automation system to warm up that hot tub.

Introducing Asterisk@Home 2.1: Yet Another Soup to Nuts Installation Guide

Introducing Asterisk@Home 2.1: Yet Another Soup to Nuts Installation Guide

Friday, December 2, 2005

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Here’s the definitive step-by-step guide to quickly installing the latest and greatest version of Asterisk@Home: version 2.1 which includes the CentOS 4.2 version of Linux and Asterisk 1.2. In addition, you’ll get an Apache web server, SendMail and Comedian mail servers, MySQL, PHP, phpMyAdmin, SugarCRM, and much more. The whole project will take you about 90 minutes to complete, and it’s free of charge.

Introducing Asterisk@Home 2.0: The Definitive Soup to Nuts Installation Guide

Introducing Asterisk@Home 2.0: The Definitive Soup to Nuts Installation Guide

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

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Here’s the definitive step-by-step guide to quickly installing a functioning Asterisk@Home 2.0 system in under an hour.

Introducing Asterisk 1.2: Here’s How to Quickly Upgrade

Introducing Asterisk 1.2: Here’s How to Quickly Upgrade

Friday, November 18, 2005

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Here’s the step-by-step on upgrading Asterisk@Home to the latest, greatest version of Asterisk: Asterisk 1.2.

Keeping Telemarketers At Bay with Asterisk

Keeping Telemarketers At Bay with Asterisk

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

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Three different approaches to keeping the telemarketers off your phone are presented today with step-by-step instructions for implementing each solution with Asterisk@Home.

Putting Real Names Back in CallerID: 3 Quick Perl Solutions for the Asterisk PBX

Putting Real Names Back in CallerID: 3 Quick Perl Solutions for the Asterisk PBX

Sunday, November 13, 2005

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If your VoIP calls are lacking meaningful CallerID name information, today’s article will show you three quick Perl tricks to solve the problem with Asterisk in under 15 minutes.

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part III

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part III

Friday, November 4, 2005

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This is the third and final article in our series showing HOW-TO build a bluetooth proximity detection system to automatically forward your Asterisk calls whenever you leave your home or office carrying your bluetooth cellphone or headset. Today we get everything working and actually take the system for a test run.

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part II

Follow-Me Phoning: Implementing Bluetooth Proximity Detection with Asterisk, Part II

Friday, October 28, 2005

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This is the second in our series of articles showing HOW-TO build a bluetooth proximity detection system to automatically forward your Asterisk calls whenever you leave your home or office carrying your bluetooth cellphone or headset.