Re: [Asterisk-Users] Problem Compiling Spandsp

2005-03-15 Thread Steve Underwood
Juanjo Portela wrote: Great Steven !!! Thank you very much. I installed the libtiff-devel package and all run peacefully !!! KInd regards, Juanjo The installation instructions merely said you need libtiff installed. I just changed them to say that if you use RPMs you need the libtiff and

Re: [Asterisk-Users] TxFAX problem

2005-03-16 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Vladyslav, Use 0.0.2pre1, but add the line fax.verbose = TRUE; just after fax_init(fax, calling_party, NULL); That will turn on the detailed logging. Is the listing you posted the entire log? It looks like there should be more. One common mistake people make - Did you use the

Re: [Asterisk-Users] TxFAX problem

2005-03-16 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Vladyslav, The log looks good so far. The far end has negotiated. The fast modem has been tested. Transmission of the first page has been. What happens next. I don't think the log really stopped at that point. Did you wait long enough for the page transmission to complete? Regards, Steve

Re: [Asterisk-Users] t.38 support news?

2005-03-17 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi, I have T.38 over UDPTL with SIP signalling kind of working-ish within Asterisk. I hope to be passing code around for some serious testing by other people in a couple of weeks, or so. Certainly within a month. Once I have it stabilised with UDPTL and SIP I will get it working with IAX. Then

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Hong Kong DID

2005-03-17 Thread Steve Underwood
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there, Anybody on this list knows where I can obtain Hong Kong DID's from ? Cheers, Sahil You get them when you subscribe to a T1 or E1. However, if you want blocks bigger than 200-300 per T1/E1 it is a problem these days, unless you are a telco. Regards, Steve

Re: [Asterisk-Users] t.38 support news?

2005-03-17 Thread Steve Underwood
Matthew Boehm wrote: Steve Underwood wrote: The bigegst holdup has really been the poor state of T.38 support in current equipment. Few ATAs do it. Fewer do it right. Care to share which ones do it right? We purchased 2 ATA's all which claim to do T38 and they don't. (Azatel, WorldAxx

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Any 24 (or 30) way FXS PCI cards?

2005-03-19 Thread Steve Underwood
Nabeel Jafferali wrote: It seems to me silly to have a T1/E1 card to connect to a channel bank when you could just have a 24/30 way FXS card in the slot in the first place. Wouldn't a SIP channel bank be better - something that has multiple FXS and FXO ports but hooks up to Ethernet. I know

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Asterisk compare with Skype

2005-03-27 Thread Steve Underwood
Caleb wrote: Speaking of audio quality, does anybody know why Skype's audio quality is better than that of Asterisk to most users? I have been trying to figure that out but dont seem to get what may be left out, even on GSM. Am I looking the wrong direction to begin with? Skype uses wideband

[Asterisk-Users] spandsp-0.0.2pre11

2005-03-28 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi, People often send me audio logs from spandsp's soft-fax machine, where they have problems with corruption in the middle of a page for most or all of their faxes. Their problems are usually due to frame slips. However, recently I have received audio logs from two people who generally have

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Implant GIPS's codec to Asterisk

2005-03-30 Thread Steve Underwood
Dominic Lu wrote: Hello, If purchase the codec from GIPS, how difficult it is to implant it in Asterisk? What the cost will be? Our company has two Asterisk, one in headquarter and the other in branch office. We only need the communication between them. We are not satisfied with current

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Implant GIPS's codec to Asterisk

2005-03-30 Thread Steve Underwood
Gustavo GarcĂ­a wrote: Hi everybody, GIPS have different products, not only codecs: * Voice enhancements: packet loss concealment algorithms, noise concealment, jitter buffer, agc, aec (can be used with any codec) * Codecs: iLbc (free), ISAC, G711 Wideband... You can include in asterisk voice

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Looking for SS7 design input

2005-03-30 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi, You can write a GPL'ed SS7. There is nothing protected in the SS7 design. I don't think there ever were any patents. However, if there were they ran out long ago. Our non-GPL SS7 (because it is commercial) stack is written as a library in C. A modified chan_zap links it into Asterisk at

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Sangoma VS. Digium

2005-03-31 Thread Steve Underwood
Eric Bishop wrote: True. I think Digium's USA bias is clearly demonstrated by their lack of a BRI ISDN product. Most of the rest of the world use it in abudnace yet Digium do not see fit to service this market because it is not big in the US. very poor... And your EU bias is clearly

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Sangoma VS. Digium

2005-03-31 Thread Steve Underwood
Remco Barende wrote: It would be nice if Digium would accept the bristuff patch at some stage and include it in asterisk. GPL code cannot go into the Asterisk distribution. Regards, Steve ___ Asterisk-Users mailing list Asterisk-Users@lists.digium.com

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Are there online forums instead of this email forum??

2005-03-31 Thread Steve Underwood
Chuck Bunn wrote: Hi, I am new to Asterisk and the first thing I have noticed about Asterisk and Pingtels open PBX's is that they are using this dinosaur method of running forums. It is a real pain getting every message in the forum and essentially keeping my own database of issues. With that

Re: [Asterisk-Users] MFC/R2 in the Philippines

2005-03-31 Thread Steve Underwood
Dido Sevilla wrote: I've been struggling with getting the soft-switch.org Unicall/MFC-R2 implementation working. After wading through some misleading instructions and a build process that leaves much to be desired in terms of reliability and consistency (e.g., the order in which the various

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: Are there online forums instead ofthisemailforum??

2005-04-01 Thread Steve Underwood
You missed: (4) the server overload caused by people who don't like e-mail lists telling the people who are perfectly happy with them they are fools. Wait a moment. I've got it. All these pro-web-forum messages are 1st April posts, aren't they? :-) Regards, Steve Tim Bass wrote: The lag time

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: Are there online forumsinstead ofthisemailforum??

2005-04-01 Thread Steve Underwood
Hey Bass, Tim Bass wrote: Mr. Underwood, You might have noticed that I did not start this thread and simply am agreeing with the original poster. You might have noticed that I will not be shouted down and insulted to stop agreeing with the original poster. In fact, if you don't like the thread,

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Sangoma VS. Digium

2005-04-08 Thread Steve Underwood
Dinesh Nair wrote: On 04/01/05 00:00 Matthew Boehm said the following: Steve Underwood wrote: And your EU bias is clearly demonstrated by this. I've never seen a BRI product outside he EU. :-) Come to Houston, TX. We were running a BRI for quite some time before upgrading to a T1. ahem, ISDN

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Sangoma VS. Digium

2005-04-08 Thread Steve Underwood
PROTECTED] wrote: On 04/01/05 00:00 Matthew Boehm said the following: Steve Underwood wrote: And your EU bias is clearly demonstrated by this. I've never seen a BRI product outside he EU. :-) Come to Houston, TX. We were running a BRI for quite some time before upgrading

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Dialogic D/300SC-1E1 and D/600SC-2E1 with *

2005-04-08 Thread Steve Underwood
Richard Dutton wrote: Hi, I've seen from the Asterisk Hardware list that the Dialogic D/300JCT-1E1 and D/600JCT-2E1 cards are supported by Asterisk, can anyone tell me if the D/300SC-1E1 and D/600SC-2E1 cards are as a client has quite a few of these particular model and would like to use them in

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Asterisk and CAS

2005-04-08 Thread Steve Underwood
David Hajek wrote: Hi, is it possible to use Asterisk with T110P and CAS (channel associated signalling)? There are hundreds of CAS protocols. Quite a few currently work with the T110P. Regards, Steve ___ Asterisk-Users mailing list

Re: [Asterisk-Users] T.38 fax with SIP devices

2005-04-08 Thread Steve Underwood
Asterisk needs more than to just allow T.38 as a codec type. T.38 only recently gained an RTP option, and very few things support it so far. You need to have a UDPTL transport for most boxes supporting T.38. I have a working UDPTL for *, but it needs more polishing before release. Regards,

Re: [Asterisk-Users] fax pass through on te410p

2005-04-09 Thread Steve Underwood
If your hardware isn't getting clean data to spandsp, why should it be able to get clean data to a hylafax box? Unless you fix the config problem that stops spandsp working, there is no reason to expect a pass-through to a modem bank and hylafax to work. Regards, Steve Kevin Brennan wrote: We

Re: [Asterisk-Users] VAD/DTX implementation through zaptel cards

2005-04-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Steve Kann wrote: Eric Wieling wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, How can i implement VAD/DTX using zaptel with asterisk towards PSTN. TDM (PSTN/telcos) do not support VAD. The entire idea of VAD is not even a valid idea. Doing VAD on audio coming _from_ the TDM world certainly is something

Re: [Asterisk-Users] g729 versus g711

2005-04-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Latency doesn't vary much with the codec. Different codecs package different amounts of audio per packet, but that is usually a small part of the overall latency with VoIP. If G.711 is used with a reasonable quality PLC algorithm, like the new one in *, it beats G.729 hands down in its packet

Re: [Asterisk-Users] DS3000P - 20 E1 capacity on single card

2005-04-13 Thread Steve Underwood
Matt Klein wrote: Kevin, Mmm. Yep. -m On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Kevin P. Fleming wrote: Matthew Boehm wrote: So, no hardware encoding on this beast? The announcement on the website makes no mention of transcoding, echo cancellation or toast-and-jam making, so at this time, no, there is no

Re: [Asterisk-Users] DS3000P - 20 E1 capacity on single card

2005-04-13 Thread Steve Underwood
Kevin P. Fleming wrote: Andrew Kohlsmith wrote: Yes, but then what are you doing with it? You're shuttling the new data to/from a network card in a lot of cases. Combined with other traffic over the PCI bus for normal system operation I could see you coming close to the limitations of regular

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Tie web application to VOIP

2004-12-24 Thread Steve Underwood
Damon Estep wrote: Steven, Just a quick reminder, MS SQL on Windows is hands down the best performing transact SQL database on the planet, and Oracle on Windows is a close #2. Some might argue that Oracle is #1 and MS is #2. Anyone that argues any Linux SQL db even comes close in performance

Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp-0.0.2pre6

2004-12-29 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Adam, You must be using a prehistoric GCC. Before 3.0, GCC didn't understand this C99 construct. Regards, Steve Adam Goryachev wrote: Just wondering if anyone else has managed to successfully compile spandsp-0.0.2pre6... I'm assuming it is working for most people, else it probably wouldn't

Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp-0.0.2pre6

2004-12-30 Thread Steve Underwood
Simon Richter wrote: Hi, Tzafrir Cohen schrieb: spandsp builds fine on Sarge. Anybody needs debs? It does? I ITPed it a while ago, but placed it somewhat lower on my list when I saw it needed libtiff internals. I have debs for sarge that depend on libtiff3g, however I could not get it to work

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: spandsp app_rxfax - the sending software loops

2005-01-02 Thread Steve Underwood
Wilson Pickett wrote: Using 1.0.3 and spandsp 0.0.1k. Having spoken to coppice, I built spandsp-0.0.2pre6 on his suggestion. He made a change that detects asterisk version and handles the cid structure member difference. However, no difference is seen in our receive results. Sending software

[Asterisk-Users] MFC/R2

2005-01-02 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi all, Some people are successfully using my MFC/R2 support for *, while a couple have reported that outgoing calls foul up, and they hear strange noises. unicall-0.0.2pre1 should fix this problem. You will need to replace all the unicall code, as the APIs between the libraries have changed.

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Indications UK - cant get away from american sounding dial tone

2005-01-02 Thread Steve Underwood
Howard Lowndes wrote: It's Sunday and I need a break so I decided to go thru the list, so I had to laugh to myself when reading this and decided to write this I hope someone elae finds this amusing as well. Why would we want to move away from the UK dial tones? They work well there and in

Re: [Asterisk-Users] fax to email

2005-01-06 Thread Steve Underwood
Peer Oliver Schmidt wrote: Michael Welter wrote: How do I fax a .tiff file with asterisk? [..] Use Steve Underwood's spandsp library and TxFax function in Asterisk. See http://opencall.org It is my understanding that TxFAX does not allow to callout and send a fax, but to be used in Faxpickup

Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp and app_rxfax (alternative topic:t38modem)

2005-01-07 Thread Steve Underwood
Jeff wrote: It is my speculation that the 'cutoff' problem was related to some type of 'line noise' and that others successfully using the spandsp code _might_ be using T1/E1 rather than analog lines (1FL) but when I started testing using an old Fax machine plugged into a station port with a six

Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp and app_rxfax (alternative topic:t38modem)

2005-01-07 Thread Steve Underwood
Ryan wrote: On Friday 07 January 2005 01:35 pm, Lee Howard wrote: Since spandsp doesn't use ECM, what I'm about to say doesn't apply to spandsp. If you receive truncated (versus corrupted) fax images from spandsp, then I'm not sure what the problem would be. What I'm about to say only applies

Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp and app_rxfax (alternative topic:t38modem)

2005-01-07 Thread Steve Underwood
Michael Welter wrote: Steve Underwood wrote: If your TIFF are consistently that small you probably have a TIFF library problem. Frame slips generally give much more eratic results. If Steve, when you say that some Canon fax machines disconnect during negotiation, does this negotiation happen

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Unicall errors

2005-01-10 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Sam, It looks like you have not set the default signalling bit pattern properly in your /etc/zaptel.conf file. If you are not using unicall-0.0.2pre2, update. This version contains a number of important bug fixes. Regards, Steve Sam Njenga wrote: If I make a call to asterisk's r2 E1 I get

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Unicall errors

2005-01-10 Thread Steve Underwood
-0.0.1' make: *** [all] Error 2 [EMAIL PROTECTED] libsupertone-0.0.1]# Am I missing any packages ? - Original Message - From: Steve Underwood [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Asterisk Users Mailing List - Non-Commercial Discussion asterisk-users@lists.digium.com Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 4:35 PM

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Unicall errors

2005-01-10 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Sam, Sorry about that. The copy of libsupertone on the FTP site appeared to be faulty. I have just replaced it. Please try again. Strange. You should have had this same problem when testing 0.0.2pre1. Regards, Steve Sam Njenga wrote: Steve I have stated below that I tried to install

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Unicall errors

2005-01-10 Thread Steve Underwood
/lib/asterisk/modules/chan_unicall.so: undefined symbol: uc_channel_write Jan 10 18:37:16 WARNING[1076216448]: loader.c:380 load_modules: Loading module chan_unicall.so failed! [EMAIL PROTECTED] asterisk]# Sam Njenga - Original Message - From: Steve Underwood [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Asterisk

Re: [Asterisk-Users] fax e-mail spandsp

2005-01-11 Thread Steve Underwood
The answer to this problem is the same as for every other time the same question has been asked. Steve Brian Dingman wrote: I edited the makefile and asterisk builds properly, but when I go to start it, I get the following error: [app_rxfax.so]Jan 11 18:44:12 WARNING[13877]: loader.c:258

Re: [Asterisk-Users] SS7 and Asterisk solution

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Bartosz, We have a commercial SS7 for Asterisk that is running at a few test sites, and which we are just about ready to supply to a broader range of customers. This actually links into Asterisk, so we need to use a commercially licenced copy of Asterisk. If this sounds interesting to you,

Re: [Asterisk-Users] fax e-mail spandsp

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
post :) Anyway it works now... somewhat. tiff's are incomplete but I will have to troubleshoot more. On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 14:37:48 +1300, Matt Riddell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Steve Underwood wrote: The answer to this problem is the same as for every other time the same question has been asked

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: [Asterisk-biz] SS7 and Asterisk solution

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Tracy R Reed wrote: On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 10:44:19PM -0300, Bartosz Jozwiak spake thusly: We are looking for commercial solution SS7 with Asterisk. It does not need to be build-in with Asterisk. Could anybody suggest something? I see a lot of people asking for asterisk and ss7. Just what

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: [Asterisk-biz] SS7 and Asterisk solution

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Ben Merrills wrote: When are 'we' going to have this solution Steve? :) You keep talking about it, and we keep asking when it's going to come about. I know myself, SS7 will be a make or break for our continued use of Asterisk. Even if we had some price indications would be good, and/or a

Re: [Asterisk-Users] SS7 and Asterisk solution

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Matthew Boehm wrote: Isn't the goal to move away from SS7? SS7 is pretty old technology. That is what we are doing. We are dropping 2 SS7 carriers and will now send traffic to them directly as SIP. So how do I connect to a PSTN line by SIP? :-) SS7 is the basis for the entire world's telephone

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: [Asterisk-biz] SS7 and Asterisk solution

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Matthew Boehm wrote: I know myself, SS7 will be a make or break for our continued use of Asterisk. Our make/break is FoIP support. If Asterisk had some form of T.38 for reliable fax transmission..or even just T38 pass-thru.. One down, one to go. The T.38 support will be free software,

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Unicall errors

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Sam, It looks like you need to set the prefix for libsupertone too. Steve Sam Njenga wrote: Hi Steve Thanks. I got past the errors by specifying the prefix. I have now a new error loader.c:248 ast_load_resource: /usr/lib/asterisk/modules/chan_unicall.so: undefined symbol:

Re: [Asterisk-Users] SS7 and Asterisk solution

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Damon Estep wrote: Steve, So you do not think that SIGTRAN has legs? Damon Dunno. If there are a huge proliferation of IP telephony, what part would SIGTRAN play? Seems like its superfluous in that scenario. Like I said, its being deployed now, but that is mostly within the existing PSTN

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Unicall errors

2005-01-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Sam Njenga wrote: Hi Steve Did that but still the same error :-( PS. There is now unicall-0.0.2pre3. What are the changes in it ? /Sam pre3 has some bug fixes in the heart if the R2 protocol. The only file different between pre2 and pre3 is the libmfcr2 tar file. There were a couple of things

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: R2/MFC Mexico FREE calls to test chan_unicall

2005-01-14 Thread Steve Underwood
Angel Gomez wrote: Hello Miguel. Does call progress detection work in unicall/R2 channels ? Regards. R2 supports proper call progress detection. Steve ___ Asterisk-Users mailing list Asterisk-Users@lists.digium.com

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Spandsp....And garble incoming fax

2005-01-14 Thread Steve Underwood
Andrew Kohlsmith wrote: On January 14, 2005 11:09 am, Matthew Boehm wrote: check out my bug post, I have yet to recieve a successful fax using rxfax. and I'm using newest versions of everything. That's likely your problem. :-) I don't feel like registering Yet Another Account just to

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: SS7 and Asterisk solution

2005-01-15 Thread Steve Underwood
tim panton wrote: Erm, at the risk of getting flamed, where does IAX come into this picture? If I re-implement IAX(2) in a different language (not using iaxcomm except as a refererence or test ) and want to sell a product based on it can I do that, or do I need a license ? (I come from a BSD

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Offtopic: improving softphone latency on Linux?

2005-01-17 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Bruno, Latencies that big should not be due to the softphone. They are often due to the sound card driver. The driver for the Yamaha sound chip in my Vaio, for example, has massive latency like you are seeing. There seems to be no way to configure that driver to stop it. With the good

Re: [Asterisk-Users] China direct route

2005-01-17 Thread Steve Underwood
Direct VoIP in and out of China is illegal there, and is generally blocked by the great fire wall of China. Try an IAX connection. I don't think they have blocked those yet. :-) Steve mohammad wrote: HI; We need China direct route over H323. plz contcat me offline MSN: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp and app_txfax

2005-01-18 Thread Steve Underwood
Did you put txfax in caller mode with the |caller parameter? Regards, Steve Nir Simionovich wrote: Hi all, Ok, I've been bashing my head for a few hours now on this, trying to figure out if I've done something wrong, but everything seems to me hunky-dory. So here's the deal: 1. I've

Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp and app_txfax

2005-01-18 Thread Steve Underwood
machines ? Nir S -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Steve Underwood Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 2:26 PM To: Asterisk Users Mailing List - Non-Commercial Discussion Subject: Re: [Asterisk-Users] spandsp and app_txfax Did you put txfax

Re: [Asterisk-Users] R2 - Stable Asterisk

2005-01-18 Thread Steve Underwood
John Middleton wrote: Now that I have your attention ;-) Anyone know if a new release is planned, and if so when? Release of what? R2 or a stable Asterisk? The latest update to R2 was 15th Jan (unicall-0.0.2pre4). This version fixes a number of issues in previous versions. It is being used

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Dialogic D/4PCI

2005-01-22 Thread Steve Underwood
Henry Devito wrote: Is there ant chance of the Dialogic card model D/4PCI working with asterisk ? Word of caution: Even if you can buy the drivers and make this card work with *, it is not meant to plug directly into a CO -48vdc talk battery and 90-130vac ring voltage delivered by your phone

Re: [Asterisk-Users] R2 in Bolivia

2005-01-25 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Jorge, You might be the first person to try the Bolivian variant. I need more information to make any sense of the problem. In /etc/asterisk/unicall.conf add the line: loglevel = 1023 and try again. You should get a much more detailed log of what happens. Send that to me. Regards, Steve

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Sound quality tuning with VOIP/Grandstreams... echo, cut out, codecs, asterisk

2005-01-28 Thread Steve Underwood
VAD == voice activity detect Steve Alberto Fernandez wrote: VAD, Voice Activity Detection On Thu, 2005-01-27 at 21:16 -0500, Brian Dingman wrote: PCMU is g711 ULAW and PCMA is G711 ALAW. ALAW is more common in Europe. Not sure about VAD. On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 18:44:09 -0700, Kim Lux [EMAIL

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Multiport Fax over softphone

2005-01-31 Thread Steve Underwood
Tim Connolly wrote: How hard would it be to write (or has this been done?) a module that would receive a fax and save or deliver the file? Would you need any hardware at all ? Can you explain what you mean by over softphone? Are you looking for a softphone on a PC which can also send FAXes to

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Announcement to caller when called party haspicked up - without initial Answer()?

2005-01-31 Thread Steve Underwood
Peter Svensson wrote: On Mon, 31 Jan 2005, Alex Barnes wrote: Also I was under the impression that in Europe calls are charged as soon as you start ringing and not on pickup (this may be out of date as its been a while since my school skiing trip ;-P ) Not in all countries at least. Sweden

Re: [Asterisk-Users] T.38 bounty

2005-02-04 Thread Steve Underwood
Do we have a chan_rtp? T.38 is to FAX as RTP is to audio. In fact, the latest T.38 spec. now at last does what the original should have done, and specifies a T.38 over RTP option. chan_h323 and chan_sip need to be modified to accomodate T.38. Regards, Steve Matthew Boehm wrote: Since t38 is

Re: [Asterisk-Users] T.38 bounty

2005-02-04 Thread Steve Underwood
-Through or Real Time Fax over IP via T.38 So is that actually read as Real Time Fax over IP via T.38 using SIP? This is where my confusion starts; I don't know if T38 is a protocol or a codec... -Matthew - Original Message - From: Steve Underwood [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Asterisk Users Mailing

Re: [Asterisk-Users] PCMCIA card

2005-02-04 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Calin, There are several PCMCIA or PC Card E1/T1 interfaces. They are mostly made to turn laptops into portable test equipment. I don't know one with Asterisk drivers, though. Examples are: http://www.solinet.com/solinet_notebook_packages.htm

Re: [Asterisk-Users] T.38 bounty

2005-02-04 Thread Steve Underwood
Kevin P. Fleming wrote: Steve Underwood wrote: The T.38 spec defines a streaming protocol over UDP, equivalent to RTP. The latest version also allows the use of RTP. T.38 can also use a non-quite-streaming TCP transport. How likely is it that any equipment is going to support T.38-over-RTP

Re: [Asterisk-Users] high-quality, high-bandwidth codecs?

2005-02-08 Thread Steve Underwood
Nicolas Bougues wrote: On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 12:26:39PM +0100, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote: hi are there any codecs around that allows high quality as in studio lite? it may consume high bandwidth, and hopefully allow some packet loss. I'm not sure what studio lite means to you. Maybe

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Why echo occurs

2005-02-10 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Eric, Before VoIP and digital cellular systems, audio samples passed down the communication path with little more delay than the pseed of light. A couple of samples delay might be incurred in switching equipment, but most operators demand a 3 sample maximum hardware delay down the line. Now

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Why echo occurs

2005-02-10 Thread Steve Underwood
Steven Critchfield wrote: On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 15:35 +1100, Eric Bishop wrote: 2. Is only a problem in 2-wire technologies (ie analog and BRI ISDN lines)? It is just an analog problem. That is why a BRI can actually transmit direct digital data instead of audio data. There is enough

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Why echo occurs

2005-02-10 Thread Steve Underwood
Steven Critchfield wrote: On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 15:05 +0800, Steve Underwood wrote: Steven Critchfield wrote: On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 15:35 +1100, Eric Bishop wrote: 2. Is only a problem in 2-wire technologies (ie analog and BRI ISDN lines)? It is just an analog problem

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Why echo occurs

2005-02-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Robert Hajime Lanning wrote: quote who=Steve Underwood Wrong. Look at any cellular phone or IP phone. They all have echo cancellers. If you switch these cancellers off the results are generally bad. What they need to remove is the acoustic spill from the earpiece to the mike. This can

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Why echo occurs

2005-02-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Robert Hajime Lanning wrote: quote who=Steve Underwood Can you show me an ad for an IP phone which doesn't say it includes an echo canceller? A real phone, I mean. Not some thrown together half baked softphone, many of which do a very poor job. I haven't once talked about soft phones. I

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Speech Recognition

2005-02-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Iqbal wrote: Hi I dont know jack about speech recognition, however since this topic came up anyonw know how spinvox do speech ercognition, in fact its so good it converst the speech to text and sends the voicemail as a SMS, I think a awesome addone to the sms module in asterisk. If it works

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Why echo occurs

2005-02-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Robert Hajime Lanning wrote: quote who=Eric Bishop Just out of interest, When echo occurs (the type where I hear myself echoing as I talk) what is bouncing against. Is it the other caller's equipment, the central office or something in between? When you are talking via 4 wire or VoIP

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Why echo occurs

2005-02-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Eric Bishop wrote: Just out of interest, When echo occurs (the type where I hear myself echoing as I talk) what is bouncing against. Is it the other caller's equipment, the central office or something in between? With 2-wire analogue line you will have echo from the hybrid at the local

Re: [Asterisk-Users] soho fax suggestions?

2005-02-12 Thread Steve Underwood
Rich Adamson wrote: Need to replace our older soho fax machine with something more current. Would like to run the fax line through *, but haven't been able to make spandsp work correctly with digium TDM04b card. Our fax volume This seems to be a problem with the current wctdm driver. It seems to

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Speech Recognition

2005-02-13 Thread Steve Underwood
2005, Steve Underwood wrote: Iqbal wrote: Hi I dont know jack about speech recognition, however since this topic came up anyonw know how spinvox do speech ercognition, in fact its so good it converst the speech to text and sends the voicemail as a SMS, I think

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: Sangoma A102 cards testing

2005-02-13 Thread Steve Underwood
Duane wrote: On Sun, February 13, 2005 23:19, Vikram Rangnekar said: I'm sorry i didnt quite understand what you meant why would i need 4 d-channels i've only used 16 and 47 as my dchannels and want span 1 to generate the clock for this e1 setup. As far as I'm aware each E1 has 30 b

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Speech Recognition

2005-02-13 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Dean, You seem to have had your head up the supplier's arse for a number of years. :-) I last tried a Nuance demo system in about 2002, and found it useless. Speechworks (now scansoft) was rather better, but still useless for English. I'm British. Trying the British system gave poor

Re: [Asterisk-Users] connect asterisk to ISDN in China

2005-02-13 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi, Telecoms in China is not based on American standards. It is based on European standards. IDN in China is exactly the same as ISDN in Europe, and European configurations on Asterisk will work in China. Regards, Steve Xu, Duo wrote: Hi, I plan to install asterisk and connect it to telco

[Asterisk-Users] ATA that actually work with T.38

2005-02-14 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi, I am implementing T.38, and finding a problem getting boxes that work with T.38 for testing. A lot (maybe most) ATAs now claim to support T.38, but I'm finding a lot of these lie. I have one box here that just crashes when it hears a fax tone. :-) I'm looking for boxes known to implement

Re: [Asterisk-Users] ATA that actually work with T.38

2005-02-14 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Gary, Aren't those all tied to service providers now? Regards, Steve Gary Carr wrote: We use the PAP-2NA with fax machines and have not had any problems. Gary Hi, I am implementing T.38, and finding a problem getting boxes that work with T.38 for testing. A lot (maybe most) ATAs now claim to

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Who makes these phones?

2005-02-14 Thread Steve Underwood
Philipp von Klitzing wrote: Hi! http://www.broadbandphone.com.au/global/pnp.htm they are called a Kitty Ethernet Phone, seem to be available in 3 or 4 models but with identical Guts. The only info I have found on them is Gateway Technologies, supposedly the Chinese manufacturer website...

Re: [Asterisk-Users] ATA that actually work with T.38

2005-02-15 Thread Steve Underwood
Mark Eissler wrote: On Feb 14, 2005, at 5:27 PM, Cory Andrews wrote: There is just a form that needs to be completed, which we forward on to Linksys and they approve or deny the application based upon the background of the applicant. Have had very few applications rejected, pretty

Re: [Asterisk-Users] DTMF inband detection improvement

2005-02-16 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Florian, If you really are using ulaw, and you do not have extreme packet loss or jitter, DTMF detection should be very reliable. It is no better in CVS HEAD because it wasn't broken in the first place. What does wrong with DTMF detection? Do you realise how DTMF from a GSM phone works? If

Re: [Asterisk-Users] DTMF inband detection improvement

2005-02-16 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Peter, If that is true, someone must have broken something. Not only does the DTMF detector I wrote not care about small imperfections, it even tolerates a dropped packet with the DTMF passes over a VoIP path (this kind of tolerance was added a couple of years ago). Regards, Steve Peter

Re: [Asterisk-Users] DTMF inband detection improvement

2005-02-16 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Mark, Mark Eissler wrote: BTW, Steve, if you're still reading, what is the RADIO_RELAX option intended to be for in dsp.c? It is something someone else added to the code to make the detection criteria in relaxed mode even more relaxed. If setting that helps, something in your channel must be

Re: [Asterisk-Users] DTMF inband detection improvement

2005-02-17 Thread Steve Underwood
Florian Lefeuvre wrote: Hi Steve, I was the one who post a question about the RADIO_RELAX option. In fact when I set it , I remark some better result in the detection of the DTMF... after a few more tests, It appears I was wrong. I did a record of samples used by the DTMF_detect function. I

Re: [Asterisk-Users] quadbri and spandsp

2005-02-18 Thread Steve Underwood
Did you use the caller parameter? Steve Blas wrote: Hello, I have bought a targeta quadbri. I want to realize a PBX server to send and to receive fax on lines BRI. I have installed asterisk and the drivers of quadbri (bristuff_0.2.0-RC7b). I downloaded and installed the module spandsp-0.0.2pre10

Re: [Asterisk-Users] Re: Re: quadbri and spandsp

2005-02-18 Thread Steve Underwood
You need to use the caller parameter. Something like: Channel:Zap/G1/ Application:txfax Data:/root/fax.tif|caller might work better. Regards, Steve Blas wrote: Yes. This is my process: 1.- Create a /tmp/sample.call -- Channel: Zap/G1/X --- Here fax

Re: [Asterisk-Users] WM Wink timings for Nortel

2005-02-18 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Eric, Eric Wieling wrote: Does anyone know the default EM Wink timings for Nortel DID ports? The default settings on Asterisk are: ;prewink: Pre-wink time (default 50ms) ;preflash:Pre-flash time (default 50ms) ;wink:Wink time (default 150ms) ;flash: Flash

Re: [Asterisk-Users] voice recognition xml

2005-02-21 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi, That much exists in a well standardised form (VoiceXML at http://www.w3c.org/Voice/) and several not so well standardised forms. It is what comes beyond the basic XML that needs to be implemented. Regards, Steve beonice wrote: Dean, I'd be very interested in helping with this effort. I've

Re: [Asterisk-Users] SpanDSP - Still can't send

2005-02-23 Thread Steve Underwood
Where do these weird ideas come from? :-) Why on earth would it relate to the dial plan? What difference can you imagine the dial plan might make? If you want txfax to behave as the calling, rather than the answering, side you need to specify the caller option. Don't confuse caller with

Re: [Asterisk-Users] SpanDSP - Still can't send

2005-02-24 Thread Steve Underwood
. - Original Message - From: Steve Underwood [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Asterisk Users Mailing List - Non-Commercial Discussion asterisk-users@lists.digium.com Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 11:02 AM Subject: Re: [Asterisk-Users] SpanDSP - Still can't send Where do these weird ideas come

Re: [Asterisk-Users] ATA that actually work with T.38

2005-02-25 Thread Steve Underwood
with T.38 support on order on the theory that Multitech has been making well regarded FAX modems for years and might know how to actually do FAX reasonably well. Jim James H. Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Original Message - From: Steve Underwood To: Asterisk Users Mailing List - Non-Commercial

Re: [Asterisk-Users] ATA that actually work with T.38

2005-02-25 Thread Steve Underwood
Andreas Sikkema wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is it only the ATA that has to be T.38 compatible or does Asterisk have to work with T.38 also? Does Asterisk support T.38? Asterisk must have T38 support in order to recognize the signaling. No it doesn't at this time. We're working

Re: [Asterisk-Users] r2 signalling in east europe

2005-02-25 Thread Steve Underwood
Hi Terje, The only East European country my R2 software currently allows for is teh Czech Republic, since that is the only place I could find information for. If you have information about the protocol used in other countries, support should be easy to add. Regards, Steve Terje Myhre wrote:

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