Asterisk 10, Beta 1
The screen shot shown here may look like a mishmash of code paths, but the result is powerful. The open-source VoIP platform now supports conferencing via a function called “confbridge,” in the latest version Asterisk 10, Beta 1. In an industry that’s estimated at more than $3 billion annually by some, the advancement of open source into conference calling is no small deal. Between now and year’s end, Asterisk 10 may be one of the biggest IT developments of the year.