Bombino is a small but powerful Skype plugin for creating Skype conferences on-demand via SMS.
Version: 1.2.0Bombino project is a small but powerful Skype plugin for creating Skype conferences on-demand via SMS.
License: Free To Try $12.00
Operating System: Linux
After being installed, it acts as a server. It receives SMS-commands from a (remote) user, checks privileges, and creates the requested conference. It is possible to use Bombino to call a Skype user from an ordinary phone.
You want to call to the skype number and all you have is your GSM phone without Skype. Send an SMS-command to your Bombino with called skype number and wait for callback from Bombino. Note, it is not necessary to wait for callback on your mobile phone. You can request callback to any phone number you like. In this case you will pay for SkypeOut call to you.
You are in business trip and you want to make a conference with several colleagues, partners and/or customers, located all over the world. All you need is your GSM phone and Bombino installed in your office. Send an SMS-command to Bombino with skype and/or phone numbers of conference participants and wait for callback from Bombino.
You are travelling. Outgoing call from your GSM phone is too expensive. Incoming call is cheap. You want to call a phone number somewhere in the world. Send an SMS-command to Bombino and wait for callback from it. You will pay for incoming call to the cellular operator, and for two SkypeOut calls to the Skype. Note, it is not necessary to wait for callback on your mobile phone. You can request callback to any phone number you like (for example, to a PBX number in your hotel room).
What's New in This Release:
· It is now possible to destroy a conference connection (hang up) when the conference initiator disconnects.
· Multi-language interface support and a Russian language pack were added.
· Commands may now be sent to Bombino not only from your GSM phone but also from the Web.
· Several bugs were fixed.