Speech synthesis for asterisk is an Asterisk AGI script that uses Google Translate to convert text to speech and play it back to the user. It supports a variety of different languages, local caching of voice data, and a choice between 8 kHz or 16 kHz sample rates to provide the best possible sound quality along with the use of wideband codecs.
Asterisk eSpeak provides the "eSpeak" dialplan application, which allows you to use the eSpeak speech synthesizer with Asterisk. This module invokes the eSpeak TTS engine locally, and uses it to render text to speech. It supports the following languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Cantonese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Kurdish, Latvian, Lojban, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Welsh. It supports 8kHz and 16kHz sample rates to provide the best possible sound quality along with the use of wideband codecs. It works with Asterisk 1.6, 1.8, and 10.
Flite For Asterisk provides the "Flite" dialplan application, which allows you to use the Flite TTS Engine with Asterisk. This module invokes the Flite TTS engine locally, and uses it to render text to speech. It supports voice selection and 8kHz or 16kHz sample rates to provide the best possible sound quality along with the use of wideband codecs. It works with Asterisk 1.6.x, 1.8, and 10.
Callweaver is a community driven software PBX project. The most important differences between Callweaver and Asterisk are built-in STUN support, the use of SpanDSP for better codecs and full T.38 fax over IP support, Sqlite instead of Berkeley DB, universal jitterbuffer, POSIX timers to avoid Zaptel timing dependencies, greater speed, more efficient dialplan execution, and greater stability.
Kamailio (formerly OpenSER) is a high-performance SIP (RFC3261) server with a flexible architecture and many extensions. The server implements proxy, registrar, redirect, and location SIP/VoIP services. It has support for UDP, TCP, TLS, and SCTP transport layers, DNSsec, ENUM, AAA via database, RADIUS, DIAMETER, gateways to SMS and XMPP, least cost routing, load balancing, NAT traversal, and call processing language. Kamailio implements SIMPLE presence and instant messaging extensions, and includes an embedded XCAP server and MSRP relay. It can be also used as a routing SIP sever for WebRTC via WebSocket.
Mobicents is a professional VoIP middleware platform. Mobicents is a JAIN SLEE 1.0 Certified product which brings to telecom application developers what J2EE brings to Web and enterprise application developers. In the scope of telecom Next Generation Intelligent Networks (NGIN), Mobicents fits in as a high-performance core engine for Service Delivery Platforms (SDP) and IP Multimedia SubSystems (IMS). Mobicents enables the composition of Service Building Blocks (SBB) such as call control, billing, user provisioning, administration, and presence sensitive features.