VoIP+IAX Program Theory for OM

Colan Schwartz colan at openject.com
Thu Feb 21 19:00:51 CET 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 12:33:12PM -0500, Kyle Bassett wrote:
> The user exchanges the VoIP number with all contacts.  When someone attempts
> to contact the user, via dialing the VoIP number, the asterisk server
> answers the call and checks to see if the user is available over VoIP.  If
> the user's smartphone is on and connected to the internet, the OM IAX client
> should connect to the asterisk server automatically (depending on the user's
> settings, etc.)  If the phone is available over VoIP, asterisk attempts to
> ring the user over VoIP for a specified time.  If the user does not answer
> or a connection problem persisted, then the asterisk server can forward the
> call to the user's regular (OM or third party) cell line.  Asterisk is very
> flexible and many permutations of this example can be accomplished, ie.
> calling all the numbers at once, and forwarding the call to the first to
> pickup.

+1 for this idea.

...but what if the Asterisk server is down? ;)
Colan Schwartz
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