[Freeswitch-users] Follow me implementation
Guillermo Ruiz Camauer
grcamauer at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 07:22:25 MSK 2015
Good observation regarding Bluetooth. I was looking for a solution that did not require a cell phone (just a Bluetooth fob). Any another indoor tracking technology come to mind?
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> On 20/1/2015, at 22:32, Luis Daniel Lucio Quiroz <luis.daniel.lucio at gmail.com> wrote:
> I dont think bluethood will work on your need. Reason is that Bt has 1
> to 1 relationship. This means, you need as many BT radios as many
> people are in the room. Putting 1 BT radio in a PC will work with
> first hit, but second person wont be able to be detected.
> I think best option is to install a softphone in your smartphone and
> allow multiple registration. When dialing to your extension, it will
> ring on your extension and on your smartphone as well.
> Luis Daniel Lucio Quiroz
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> 2013-04-10 17:49 GMT-04:00 Guillermo Ruiz Camauer <grcamauer at gmail.com>:
>> I don't want to hijack your thread, but since the subject matter is
>> FollowMe, I would like to add that I am looking for something along the
>> lines of:
>> A FollowMe that somehow knows what room you are in within a building and
>> rings the nearest extension with a special ringtone which is assigned to
>> each user.
>> The "somehow" could be through a Bluetooth dongle attached to a PC in the
>> room that detects the User's cell phone and updates a DB that FS has access
>> to, or an Mobile Phone App that triangulates on WiFi Access Points and
>> updates a DB, etc.
>> Has anyone heard of such a system? Experiences?
>> Thank you,
>> Guillermo Ruiz Camauer
>>> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Brian Foster <bdfoster at davri.com> wrote:
>>> I've been given an assignment. It's a little rough, and honestly I've been
>>> working on other projects and at the same time loosing my freeswitch-fu. So,
>>> here it goes.
>>> Company owner wants to be able to implement a follow me function. He's
>>> asking for the deskphones to begin ringing, then have cell phones ring N
>>> seconds later WHILE the deskphones continue to ring. The function has to be
>>> able to work using a couple different ways of dialing (we've got call groups
>>> http://wiki.freeswitch.org/wiki/XML_User_Directory_Guide#Groups). When the
>>> mobile phone is answered, we need to be able to get some feedback from the
>>> callee to figure out if they're human. We'll use AVMD to kill the call if it
>>> detects a voicemail beep.
>>> I've looked at several different examples on the wiki and mailing list,
>>> and the only way I can figure out how to do it while keeping the
>>> requirements in mind is to at some point resort to using Loopback (something
>>> i didnt want to do).
>>> Requirements are:
>>> 1. Use a custom IVR/menu/something to get a confirmation from the callee
>>> that they are human (while also keeping it available for customization he's
>>> wanting a way to blacklist numbers on that same menu). So that rules out
>>> group_confirm_file, etc.
>>> 2. Use AVMD to kill the call if we detect the call was picked up by
>>> 3. The custom IVR/menu/something isn't used on the deskphones
>>> 4. Deskphones need to continue to ring after the external number leg is
>>> started. I can't timeout the call on the deskphone then call the cell phone,
>>> or call the deskphone, time it out, then call the deskphone and cell phone.
>>> 5. It has to work on any type of calling method (so basically, if the
>>> deskphone rings then eventually the cell phone needs to ring to if it's
>>> Has anyone done something similar, and if so, how did you do it?
>>> Thank you,
>>> Brian Foster
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