[PLUG] [OT] Telephone emulation software

Yogesh Hasabnis yhasabnis at rediffmail.com
Fri Jul 18 06:37:57 PDT 2008


  


On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 Aditya Laghate wrote :
>On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 2:39 PM, Yogesh Hasabnis <yhasabnis at rediffmail.com>
>wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I am looking for some open-source application that will allow me to use a
> > PC as a telephone instrument. The idea is to connect speakers and a mic to
> > the PC and use it as a telephone instrument so that the voice of the remote
> > person is audible to all the people sitting in a classroom/conferenceroom.
> > Some sort of an alternative for a polycom device. I just found an
> > application called QtPhone on sourceforge.net and I will evaluate it. But
> > would like to know if somebody has already used any such application.
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
>
>
>If I am not mistaken, a modem can be used as a phone! I suppose minicom,
>will be a good app to control the modem.
>
>Cheers
>Aditya
>
>

OK, it would be great if modem can be used as a phone. I will search for some howto about such a setup. Please let me know if you already are aware of any relevant doc.

Thanks a lot.
Yogesh



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