This application using the SignalWire Python SDK will prompt the caller for a phone number via speech input and connect to the phone number recognized using ASR providing an additional level of accessibility to your users.
This code is incredibly simple to implement! The first route
/dial-prompt handles incoming http requests for a provisioned phone number, and prompts users to say a number to call, and asks them if they wish to dial it. If the number to dial can not be understood, they will be prompted again to repeat the number.
# accepts web requests to `/dial-prompt` @app.route('/dial-prompt', methods=['GET', 'POST']) def dial_prompt(): # Initialize VoiceResponse response = VoiceResponse() # check if user input was provided via dtmf entry if "SpeechResult" in request.values: # Read speech result speech_result = request.values.get("SpeechResult") # Validate Number Provided number = re.sub("[^0-9]", "", speech_result) # Make E164 if len(number) == 11: number = "+" + number # Assume US Number, Make E164 elif len(number) == 10: number = "+1" + number # We did not determine a valid phone number else: response.say("I am sorry, I did not understand you. Please try again.", voice="man") response.redirect("/dial-prompt") return str(response) # Prompt user gather = Gather(action='/dial-verify?number_to_dial=' + number, input='speech', speechTimeout="auto", timeout="10", method='GET') # Append say to gather to produce TTS gather.say("We detected " + speech_result + " Would you like me to connect you? ") # Append the gather response.append(gather) # Hangup the call response.hangup() else: # Prompt user gather = Gather(action='/dial-prompt', input='speech', speechTimeout="auto", timeout="10", method='GET') # Append say to gather to produce TTS gather.say("What number would you like to dial?") # Append the gather response.append(gather) # Hangup the call response.hangup() # return response return str(response)
The second route is
/dial-verify and it dials the number after a successful Yes is detected and verified by the user in the previous route. If the user does not say Yes. they get a goodbye message instead.
# accept web requests to '/dial-verify' @app.route('/dial-verify', methods=['GET', 'POST']) def dial_verify(): # Initialize VoiceResponse response = VoiceResponse() if "SpeechResult" in request.values: if request.values.get("SpeechResult") == "Yes.": # Read the passed in number to dial from the request number_to_dial = request.values.get("number_to_dial") # Append the gather response.dial(number_to_dial) return str(response) response.say("OK. Thank you for calling goodbye!") return str(response)
- Use our pre-built image from Docker Hub
docker pull signalwire/snippets-dial-by-voice:python
(or build your own image)
- Build your image
docker build -t snippets-dial-by-voice .
- Run your image
docker run --publish 5000:5000 --env-file .env snippets-dial-by-voice
- The application will run on port 5000
To run the application, execute export FLASK_APP=app.py then run flask run.
If you would like to test this example out, you can create a SignalWire account and space here.
Please feel free to reach out to us on our Community Slack or create a Support ticket if you need guidance!
Updated 5 days ago
Check out the full code on our SignalWire Github Repo!