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Mastering FreeSWITCH

By : Russell Treleaven, Seven Du, Darren Schreiber, Ken Rice, Mike Jerris, Kalyani Kulkarni, Florent Krieg, Charles Bujold
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Mastering FreeSWITCH

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By: Russell Treleaven, Seven Du, Darren Schreiber, Ken Rice, Mike Jerris, Kalyani Kulkarni, Florent Krieg, Charles Bujold

Overview of this book

FreeSWITCH is one of the best tools around if you’re looking for a modern method of managing communication protocols through a range of different media. From real-time browser communication with the WebRTC API to implementing VoIP (voice over internet protocol), with FreeSWITCH you’re in full control of your projects. This book shows you how to unlock its full potential – more than just a tutorial, it’s packed with plenty of tips and tricks to make it work for you. Written by members of the team who actually helped build FreeSWITCH, it will guide you through some of the newest features of version 1.6 including video transcoding and conferencing. Find out how FreeSWITCH interacts with other tools and APIs, learn how to tackle common (and not so common) challenges ranging from high availability to IVR development and programming advanced PBXs. Great communication functionality begins with FreeSWITCH – find out how and get your project up and running today.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Mastering FreeSWITCH
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
WebRTC and Mod_Verto


Finally something new! How refreshing it is to be learning and experimenting again, especially if you're an old hand! After at least ten years of linear evolution, here we are with a quantum leap, the black swan that truly disrupts the communication sector.

Browsers are already out there, waitin'

With an installed base of hundreds of millions, and soon to be in the billions ballpark, browsers (both on PCs and on smart phones) are now complete communication terminals, audio/video endpoints that do not need any additional software, plugins, hardware, or whatever. Browsers now incorporate, per default and in a standard way, all the software needed to interact with loudspeakers, microphones, headsets, cameras, screens, etc.

Browsers are the new endpoints, the CPEs, the phones. They have an API, they're updated automatically, and are compatible with your system. You don't have to procure, configure, support, or upgrade them. They're ready for your new service; they just work, and are waiting...