[Blink] Called party identification?

Adrian Georgescu ag at ag-projects.com
Tue Apr 3 03:10:45 CEST 2018

Blink Alert panel displays the account that has been called


> On 2 Apr 2018, at 22:09, Daniel Gnoutcheff <gnoutchd at softwarefreedom.org> wrote:
> I'm deploying Blink to replace some Polycom SIP phones. (For various
> reasons, hardware SIP phones aren't practical for us anymore.)  Some of
> my users handle calls for multiple phone numbers, and they need to give
> different greetings according to the number that they were called on.
> To borrow Polycom's jargon, we need some form of called party indication
> for these users.
> When we used the Polycoms, we had our Asterisk PBX use a different
> INVITE request URI depending on which number the caller used, and we
> configured the Polycom phones to display the named of the called line
> according to the URI used.
> Is there an equivalent for Blink?  I tried setting up multiple SIP
> accounts, but the call alert dialog doesn't say which identity a call
> came in on.  I could configure Asterisk to stuff something in the From:
> header, but that has no effect when the calling party's number is in the
> user's contacts list.  As a last resort, I could configure Asterisk to
> send users an IRC message with the critical info, but I'd prefer
> something integrated with the softphone.
> Ideas?
> Thanks,
> --
> Daniel Gnoutcheff
> Systems Administrator
> Software Freedom Law Center
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