[PD] Pd + asterisk?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Fri Nov 23 22:57:20 CET 2007

Fun stuff, three of these.  I had been vaguely thing of making some  
kind of AGI object for Pd.  It would be nice to easily tap into  
Asterisk from Pd.

A softphone that uses Jack would be handy too... on that note, I  
wonder how hard it would be to make a softphone in Pd :)


On Nov 23, 2007, at 3:44 PM, Chris wrote:

> Hey,
> about a year ago i did some audio-stuff with Pd and asterisk but I  
> can't
> get it to work anymore. What I did was this:
> I used a Softphone (Linphone) on my Desktop-machine to connect to
> asterisk, it's audio was connected to a oss2jack-device.
> I made a small patch wich put the input out with a 3 second delay and
> with variable pitch and used it to play some jokes to several people.
> But this doesn't work anymore, at least not in Ubuntu Gutsy. It's
> definitely time for a Softphone with native jack-support (or a
> SIP-extension for pd ;)).
> Another thing I did about 3 months ago was a small AGI-script for
> asterisk which sent keypresses from a caller via OSC. I used it as  
> input
> for some gem-stuff.
> I thought maybe it's possible to recognize dtmf in Pd, or even  
> emulate a
> modem or something in it, I'm trying for some hours now to get  
> oss2jack
> or the jack-libalsamodule to work, but I think I give up.
> So please anyone program a jack-capable sip-phone or something and let
> me know if someone's interested in my OSC-agi-script and I'll try to
> find it.
> -Chris
> Hans-Christoph Steiner schrieb:
>> Hey all,
>> I just met the development team of Asterisk at a talk they gave.  For
>> those who don't know it, it's free software for building complete
>> phone systems, including voicemail, touch tone menus, voice prompts,
>> voice recogniztion integration, etc.  It's very cool software, it
>> allows you to do whatever you want with phones.
>> Anyway, I was thinking that Pd and Asterisk would be a very natural
>> pair, so I am wondering whether anyone has tried using the two  
>> together.
>> http://asterisk.org/
>> .hc
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