This time, with clarity

If you’ve been following the development of Asterisk carefully, you’ve seen that some changes have been made with respect to Asterisk’s codec support.

Beginning with the 1.6.2 release of Asterisk, pass-through support for Polycom’s Siren 7 (G.722.1) and Siren 14 (G.722.1C) was added. Both of these codecs offer improvements upon the more commonly known and used G.722 codec. G.722 is a 7kHz codec, sampled at 16kHz, that, for Asterisk, operates at 64kbit/s. Siren 7 (G.722.1) offers the same frequency response (7kHz) and sampling rate (16kHz) of regular G.722, but it’s done in half the bandwidth – 32kbit/s, as opposed to … Continued

Fax For Asterisk 1.1.6 Release Announcement

Digium is pleased to announce the release of version 1.1.6 of its Fax For Asterisk product, a commercial grade FAX add-on module for open source Asterisk.

This release contains a number of significant improvements, including:

* Support for 64-bit Linux installations.

* Reduction in resource consumption, and increase in performance, of T.38 session handling.

* Simplification of session handling during transition from G.711 to T.38 mode.

* Adoption of the latest Asterisk T.38 negotiation API, ensuring interoperability with a wide range of T.38 endpoints.

Version 1.1.6 of Fax For Asterisk is available for immediate download at http://www.digium.com/en/docs/FAX/faa-download.php. Note that … Continued