Volume 1, Issue 9 - October 2001

Article #1

The Interface between Next-Generation
Application Servers and Media Servers:
SIP and VoiceXML
By Eric Burger

The innovation and reach of the Web combined with the power of real-time voice opens up all kinds of possibilities for enhanced services and applications. In the IP environment of the next generation network (NGN), it is easier to combine web content with real-time, interactive communications. This is bringing about new types of converged services that go far beyond the PSTN replacement services of voice mail, messaging and IVR to wireless web media, network gaming and web conferencing.

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Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Engelsma orients readers to the articles in the October 2001 issue.

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In this month's column, titled "Telephony Support in VoiceXML," Rob Marchand looks at looks at the <transfer> tag and how it is used to make outbound phone calls.

Read this month's First Words


Jeff Kunins uses the October issues as the venue to explain heady topics such as the "mixed initiative" and linking.

Read this month's Speak & Listen

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