Asterisk embedded systems

Configuring a tiny Asterisk system

There is a lot of interest in running Asterisk on "embedded" plattforms like the Linksys NSLU2.


  • 2014-01-18 New Series IP Telephony CooVox-U20 CooVox-U50 CooVox-U100 by Zycoo Exclusive Distributor in Iran Zycoo Iran PartoDadeh
  • 2013-09-13 Nicherons: ipPBXv2 SpoTel NExt Generation ipPBX: Powerful dualcore processor; Modular design
  • 2013-06-29 Nicherons: ipPBX-mini SpoTel mini ipPBX: supports wireless wifi connection
  • 2013-03-15 Nicherons: ipPBX-mini SpoTel mini ipPBX: Now supports External USB drive/memory stick for call & conference recordings.
  • 2013-03-07 beroNet: OpenPBX beroNet OpenPBX: embedded Asterisk including GSM/FXO/FXS/BRI support
  • 2012-10-15 Nicherons: ipPBX-mini SpoTel mini ipPBX: Big phone system solution in the most elegant & portable device.
  • 2012-04-05 Nicherons: M200P Mobile TDM card, which supports GSM, CDMA, FXO, FXS ports + SMS module. A great hybrid card that supports 5 different module types for building small embedded system.
  • 2012-1-5 Switchvoice: BR4 Appliance - Quad ISDN BRI port PBX based on Blackfin DSP, PR1 Appliance - Single span ISDN PRI PBX based on Blackfin DSP, both using Switchfin - an open source uClinux telephony distribution
  • 2011-12-14 Nicherons: TDM1600P version 2 is a very high-density Half-lenght TDM card for building small compact systems up to 16 analog ports
  • 2011-11-09 Nicherons: ipPBX02 has released the most compact embedded Asterisk ip PBX phone system
  • 2011-08-08 Nicherons: SPoGSM now supports Call Queue, Blacklist, Conference recording
  • 2011-06-20 Atcom IP2G4A pbx adds support for FXS modules and now can host a combination of FXS - FXO and GSM modules
  • 2011-05-11 Positron G1000 Asterisk Appliance Released - 150 concurrent calls
  • 2011-05-10 Positron Telecom 1U Rackmount PBX now available
  • 2011-03-17 Alvis-PBX: Visit our new Alvis-PBX Wiki with lot of info on installation, Asterisk security hardening, different HowTo describing using the Embedded Asterisk ip PBX made by OdinTS.
  • 2011-02-18 Nicherons: ipPbx08 in the firmware V3.12, now support "IVR Name Directory"; Both internal extension & external number in Ring Group; "Zap Channel DID" to set different inbound Zap routes.
  • 2010-11-01 Nicherons: ipPbx08 & SPoGSM now support BLF (Busy Lamp Field) to show on a phone who is talking on other phones
  • 2010-07-17 Nicherons: ipPbx08 & SPoGSM are the latest development of embedded Asterisk ip PBX phone systems
  • 2010-06-03 - DM Link releases their first IP PBX.
  • 2010-04-15 Asterisk port for OMAP ,that could run in Beagleboard or Hawkboard.
  • 2009-12-21- Project Starts. Run Asterisk and FreePBX on a SD card on the SheevaPlug Embedded Arm computer. Flash and go! Open source!
  • 2009-12-09-IP01 has the power to run 32 concurrent calls and size of an ATA at $135.
  • 2009-08-14-Xenia Labs Sucessfully test drives the Positron Telecom embedded Asterisk PCI card.
  • 2009-06-16-Uni-Ta New firmware of embedded Asterisk system S800 based on Blackfin is available.
  • 2009-06-10-FIVN releases simple Asterisk GUI version 1.6 for embedded systems.
  • 2009-02-28 - Bicom Systems releases M2000 officeBOX, solid state, fan less IP-PBX appliance
  • 2009-01-14-IP BRI Atcom's latest PBX with four BRI TE (line) interfaces. Powerful Blackfin BF537 600Mhz DSP provide all the power needed for a production PBX.
  • 2009-01-14-BR4-APPLIANCE (IPBRI) , Astfin powered quad BRI Asterisk appliance.
  • 2008-12-30 uCpbx releases PR1-Appliance based on Blackfin / Astfin. More
  • 2008-10-28 OpenVox IX100 IPPBX kit, the award winning product, is designed for small and embedded asterisk systems and it's the first one that combines analog mini pci card with ISDN bri card in a little box. More
  • 2008-05-21 The Asterisk Orgasmatron: A $199 Turnkey PBX Install in Under 15 Minutes Part I Part II
  • 2008-05-08- ATCOMrealeases first 8 ports asterisk embedded IPPBX : IP08
  • 2008-04-15-Soundwin releases modular 2/4 ports Asterisk embedded IPPBX: IPX200/400 on Blackfin.
  • BRI Appliance (April 2008), New improved version of embedded Asterisk on a Blackfin processor with a Quad BRI interface. All hardware designs open.
  • 2008-02-28 - Bicom Systems launches officeBOX, solid state, fan less IP-PBX appliance
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  • Aelintra Telecom SARK200 Fast, low cost Asterisk and advanced GUI on ARM.
  • Alvis-PBX 2E1/4E1/SIP Asterisk PRI Appliance based on TI DaVinci SoC. DSP codecs preinstalled, FPGA PRI Native Bridging, Open SDK, DAHDI, apt repository, 3W power only, made in USA.
  • beroNet: OpenPBX beroNet OpenPBX: embedded Asterisk including GSM/FXO/FXS/BRI support
  • Download pre-built SD card images to run FreePBX/Asterisk based on Debian Squeeze via the ARM SheevaPlug embedded computer. Ease of use core focus and building a collaborative community. Come run FreePBX on a 3 watt computer with plenty of power that's entirely open and easy to hack. $99 USD device.
  • Root FS for Omapterisk -Asterisk port for OMAP ,that could run in Beagleboard or Hawkboard.
  • Uni-Ta embedded Asterisk IP PBX S800 with commercialized GUI, based on Blackfin. 1~8 analog ports.
  • VoIPtel: On CeBIT'08 we launched VoIPtelGUI for Atcom's IP04, now we are responsible for the VoIPtel CE and SE Firmware for their entire line of PBX's. Don't forget to visit our Forum and Blog.
  • PBX in a Flash - We've tried to collect in one place everything you will need to create your own PBX in a Flash system in under an hour!
  • ATCOM:Asterisk based on Blackfin chipset, uClinux: IP04 IP08
  • AstBoxLinux small linux with "Bristuffed" Asterisk, Zaptel, Libpri, zaphfc and development tools for CF, USB sticks and Flash disks
  • Astfin Asterisk for Blackfin based devices, uClinux, support for open source hardware (fxo, fxs, bri, pri)
  • AstLinux Customized version of Linux designed to run from compact flash or small Hard drive.
  • Magiclink Asterisk Appliance: Blackfin embedded Asterisk hardware with 8 ports FXS/FXO released.
  • VoIPBox: For WRAP, Live CD, PXE Image, with web GUI in German and English. Planned: USB stick, Via EPIA
  • Asterisk hardware Soekris running Asterisk on Soekris hardware.
  • Asterisk hardware Gumstix Running Asterisk on Gumstix (World's Smallest VoIP PBX)
  • MetrixCommunication:Company that offers a complete soekris/asterisk kit, and offers customer support for configuration as well
  • Asterisk fli4l: OPT package for the router-on-a-diskette fli4
  • Limey Linux: A custom CF Asterisk/Linux Distribution. Fits on a 128MB or 512MB compact flash card. Optimized for VIA Mini-ITX boards with 512MB of DDR RAM. Recently upgraded to use the 2.6 kernel and Asterisk 1.4. Allows Asterisk, Libpri, and Zaptel to be compiled on the target system.
  • Pebble Linux: CF Linux distribribution - no longer supported. It has been superseded by Pyramid Linux.
  • Pyramid Linux: Linux distribution focused on embedded wireless networking applications
  • Embedded Asterisk: Step by step guide for installing an embedded * system using Debian, CF, i586
  • Build your own Asterisk hardware based on the Free Telephony Project (Aug 2006)
  • IP04 Open Hardware IP-PBX: An open (free as in speech) four port IP-PBX design that can be built for around $100 and will retail for around $400.
  • Asterisk Management GUI for OpenWrt, Unslung and DD-WRT firmwares
  • AskoziaPBX, ~10MB image, * 1.4, FreeBSD 2.6, derived from monowall, images for soekris, wrap, standard pc, vmware
  • HP Thin Client Run Asterisk and/or OpenSER on a solid state HP Thin Client using a standard Debian install.

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Created by: oej, Last modification: Wed 15 of Jun, 2016 (16:12 UTC) by bicom_systems
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