Generating a phone call from Rev
rjb at robelko.com
Thu Apr 9 13:29:03 EDT 2009
On 09.04.2009 at 8:23 Uhr -0400 Richard Miller apparently wrote:
>This company you pointed to (www.telemessage.com) looks like it
>might have a decent solution. It's more expensive than Skype, but
>not too bad at 10 cents per call. Their XML solution should work in
>Rev on a Mac server. But I would like to get the Skype solution
>working if possible.
>In my particular situation, I need to have my Rev application send a
>phone call. It can't be SMS. My vendors handle all orders either in
>person or by phone. The computer (if they have one!), is usually not
>near the order desk. Their business is mostly done by phone (and not
>a cell phone). What I am doing is working on a way to allow them to
>get orders through the internet, but not have to change the way they
>typically record these orders (which is still by pencil and paper).
Not using cell phones does not automatically excludes sms as an
option. In many countries, it is possible to send sms to a normal
land number and the phone company reads it for the receipient. In
other words, you send the text as sms, they do text-to-voice
conversion for you. Normally, one can also replay the message by
pressing a button on the phone.
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