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Vb Answering Machine


I want to create my own answering machine in vb. There is two things that i don't know how to do

1) Play the Message And then start Recording to wav file

2) Find out when phone is ringing and if it has been picked up

i cant find any examples except one but it is hard to under stand. can any one help me?




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Hello To All that help and look at this post.

I would like to record incomming phone calls is this able to be done.
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Edited by - tbbales1 on 8/12/2003 8:49:14 AM

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Hi every body,

I'm trying to make an answering machine application which can make the following:
1-when the telephone line rings the application answer the call and play a WAV file
2-the WAV file gives the caller a message that includes two options , press key 1 or press key 2 on his telephone key pad
3-When Key 1 is pressed by the caller the application will fire the Event1 (for example) , and when Key 2 is pressed the application will fire the Event2 (for example)

is there any way to make such an application using the (AT commands of the modem)???

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Hi,
 How I can make VB application with this capables:
1- when the telephone line rings my application answer the call after 2 rings and play wav file
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         on his telephone keypad
3- When Key 1 is pressed by the caller the application will fire the Event1 (for example) , and
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which method is better:
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here it is..

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Can We Program A Voice Modem As An Answering Machine
firstly, i'd like to apologize if this question seems not so related with vb

i have a voice modem at my desk. once, i read that a voice modem can be programmed so it can be functioned as an answering machine.
if it is right, then, can it be done using VB6 ? or is there any third party software that can enable this function ?

thnx

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