Open Source Telephony, IVR: Not Just for Voice Developers Anymore
Jan 04, 2011, 21:17 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Currently, Voxeo is focusing much of its efforts on helping Web
developers learn about and utilize open source telephony and IVR.
Lots of Web developers that have done little or no work with
telephony and IVR applications can nonetheless expand the features
of their products by taking a look at this area of open source.
"With open source telephony solutions like the ones offered by
Voxeo, Kalsey said, it isn't necessary to understand the inner
workings of VoIP, IVR or how phone systems work. This is a tool
that can, with relative ease, be used to build telephony features,
such as making a phone ring, sending text messages or conducting
instant messaging sessions, into their applications.
"Voxeo's audience for IVR solutions like the recently introduced
VoiceObjects (News - Alert) on Demand is start-ups or independent
developers looking for ways to add value to their products."