Wynn caught up with Chris Matthieu of Voxeo Labs to talk about Phono, Tropo, Adhearsion, and building telephony apps with open source tools.
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- Chris Matthieu founder of Teleku, now with Voxeo Labs, the company behind Tropo, Teleku, and Phono.
- Tropo’s GitHub projects
- Adhearsion uses Ruby to create voice-enabled applications on top of Asterisk
- Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a communications server
- Phono, a jQuery plugin that lets you make phone calls right from your browser.
- Jay Phillips orginally created Adhearsion
- Jason Goecke VP of Innovation at Voxeo
- AGI protocol is at the core of Asterisk
- Wynn and Chris go way back with TAPI, MAPI, and SAPI
- Google Voice transcriptions gone bad
- The SIP protocol allows multimedia communication sessions such as voice and video calls over Internet Protocol
- The Jingle protocol extends XMPP and powers Google Talk
- Wynn asks how Tropo stacks up against Twilio
- Tropo does TTS in nine languages
- Tropo’s REST API offers a more traditional API approach
- Facebook Telephone lets you call your Facebook friends via Phono.
- Twelephone, if Twitter is more your bag
- Michael Bleigh from Intridea makes Twitter apps easier for Rubyists
- Facebook’s OpenGraph API makes building Facebook apps much easier than previous APIs