Major Asterisk Business Edition Upgrade

by Bruce Stewart

Digium has released a pretty significant upgrade of its Asterisk Business Edition today. The new B1 version improves on security and scalability by integrating Ranch Network's Asterisk security code, features speech recognition capabilities using the LumenVox Speech Engine, text-to-speech applications using the Cepstral Text-to-Speech System, and comes with a customized Linux distribution to simplify installation. The Asterisk Business Edition B.1 will also improves on interoperability by now offering built-in support for Intel Dialogic Products and Aculab Prosody X cards.