[Freeswitch-users] Asterisk Conferencing vs FreeSWITCH

Gavin Henry gavin.henry at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 08:53:46 PDT 2008

2008/8/20 Anthony Minessale <anthony.minessale at gmail.com>:
> One page you can look at is this one:
> http://www.freeswitch.org/node/100
> This is a comparison matrix of all of the existing Asterisk based conference
> apps including app_confcall which is my enhanced version of app_meetme I
> wrote before I started the FreeSWITCH project.

AH, ok. Thanks.

> Most of the features from app_confcall were ported into mod_conference.

Any left from the above link that aren't?

> Besides the ones listed mod_conference also has the following differences
> (or at least the ones I can think of) :
> *) Pure software implementation (no hardware timing interface)
> *) Direct integration to FreeSWITCH TTS abstraction for on-demand text to
> speech.
> *) Ability to transfer one or more parties to a new conference on the fly.
> *) Programmable Relationships between callers, A B and C in the conf so C
> can only hear A but not B etc.
> *) Presence integration, connects to BLF , jabber buddy list etc.
> *) Mappable DTMF keys to a common list of functions or to events for
> external controls.
> *) Fully controllable mute/unmute etc from EVENT SOCKET interface.
> *) Ability to record to shoutcast (with help from mod_shout)
> *) Video from speaker with the floor broadcasted to other callers.
> *) Support for 8k 16k and 32k audio mixing with resampling to mix unlike
> rates.

We're thinking of a hosted conference service with variosu billing
formats and are accessing FreeSWITCH vs MeetMe. Looks like FreeSWTICH
is way on top.

What about LDAP integration?




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