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Cisco IP Phone Background Images

Many of the industry-leading executive style phones on the VoIP market today are part of the Cisco IP Phone series. A large portion of these devices come built with a high resolution, full color display that can offer rich displays and unique interfaces when coupled with the use of the Cisco XML service objects. One of the more user-facing features of these market topping devices is the ability to apply custom backgrounds. Granted, the concept is simple and merely aesthetic; but having the option to apply a custom background can provide a sense of personalization to make a piece of technology ...

Cisco Services Project Update

Over the past few weeks great strides have been made on the XML Services project for Cisco IP Phone systems. The plan to make the project available through the FreePBX GUI is continuing on. The module(s) install without issue and all currently implemented functionality works in a simple form. One of the next major steps in the development will be the ability to upload new service scripts into the module rather than by manual upload. As mentioned in the previous post on this project, we are looking to have a user portal; hopefully integrated with FreePBX v3 that ...

Cisco XML Services Scripting

For those who have taken the time (and frustration) to setup a VoIP network with Cisco IP Phones, it would seem natural to want to take full advantage of the more advanced functions available to these market-topping devices. One of the more powerful and easily usable functions of the Cisco IP Phone series' is the standardized XML services that can be added to nearly all of the Cisco IP Phones. These services can be found in various places on the internet in various different forms (links, downloads, etc.); or they can created from scratch. The services are built by ...