Generating a phone call from Rev
wow at together.net
Thu Apr 9 07:53:28 EDT 2009
Thanks for these suggestions. I appreciate the time you took to long
into them. I'll follow through them.
Kay C Lan wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Sarah Reichelt <sarah.reichelt at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I have only had a quick look at Skype, but can you program it to speak
>> or read a file down the phone?
> Oopps. I thought that this was as simple as using Audio MIDI Setup to feed
> the speaker output into the mic input, but unfortunately you do need a MIDI
> mixer in the middle which is probably impractical :-(
> The software option is to use WireTap Anywhere:
> but unless you already own this it is probably cheaper to go with your
> Phlink option.
> If you want to go the whole hog and set up a VoIP server such as Asterik,
> there are Add Ons that handle Text-to-Speech:
> Probably all too complex when compared to some of these services:
> And because Sarah, you're in Oz, you can use smsPup:
> Which only leaves sending SMS from Rev, which again can be done with
> So back to Richard's original problem, if the 'client' isn't at his computer
> then he probably isn't at his phone (which is next to the computer) either.
> If he has a mobile phone then using AppleScript to SMS is probably a cheaper
> option and provides the added benefit of a 'hard copy'. I can't imagine
> anything worse than trying to scramble for pen and paper whilst receiving a
> voice message saying, "We have recived your order for part No: AXZS-564332,
> part No AXXD-02594023,...";-( Having an SMS that I can cross-check when I
> get back to my computer seems like a nice alternative.
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