This document discusses Call Progress Analysis (CPA), the new digital signal processor (DSP) algorithm that analyzes the time-division multiplexing (TDM) voice stream to look for special information tones (SITs), fax/modem tones, human speech, and answering machines.
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Call Progress Analysis (CPA) is the new DSP algorithm that analyzes the TDM voice stream to look for SITs, fax/modem tones, human speech, and answering machines. CPA also passes information to Cisco IOS®.
There is a new SIP application type, x-cisco-cpa, for callers to request a CPA operation and for the gateway to relay information to the caller. CPA is supported only on the TDM gateway where one of the call legs is terminated.
CPA is initiated when SIP INVITE is sent with x-cisco-cpa application/content body. While the call is in progress, DSP analyzes the incoming voice stream. DSP identifies the type of voice stream based on statistical voice patterns or specific tone frequencies. The gateway sends SIP UPDATE with x-cisco-cpa, which contains the CPA result. Based on this CPA result, the caller decides the next step, such as to transfer the call or terminate the call. CPA does not interfere with the existing SIP protocol.
This diagram depicts the typical CPA call flow.
These are the application bodies for the new x-cisco-cpa:
Within SIP INVITE—Dialer > Cisco IOS: Tells Cisco IOS to activate the CPA algorithm for this call.
Within SIP 18x—Cisco IOS > Dialer: Tells the Dialer whether or not CPA is enabled for this call.
Within SIP UPDATE—Cisco IOS > Dialer: Tells the Dialer the CPA result.
--uniqueBoundary Content-Type: application/x-cisco-cpa Content-Disposition: signal;handling=optional Events=FT,Asm,AsmT,Sit CPAMinSilencePeriod=<int16> CPAAnalysisPeriod=<int16> CPAMaxTimeAnalysis=<int16> CPAMinValidSpeechTime=<int16> CPAMaxTermToneAnalysis=<int16> --uniqueBoundary--
--uniqueBoundary Content-Type: application/x-cisco-cpa Content-Disposition: signal;handling=optional event=enabled --uniqueBoundary--
Content-Disposition: signal;handling=optional Content-Type: application/x-cisco-cpa CSeq: 102 UPDATE Max-Forwards: 70 event=detected status=FT
This table shows the CPA parameters, their default value, the definition of each parameter, and the method by which each parameter is configured.
All the CPA related CLI commands need to be configured under the voice service voip mode. In order to enable CPA support in the global gateway configutaion, enter this CLI command:
[default | no] cpa
These are the commands used to configure various CPA parameters through the CLI:
Note: Values in x-cisco-cpa body overwrite CLI values.
cpa timing live-person cpa timing timeout cpa timing term-tone cpa timing silent cpa timing valid-speech cpa timing noise-period cpa threshold active-signal cpa threshold noise-level min cpa threshold noise-level max
This is an example for the CPA configuration through the CLI:
# ! voice service voip cpa cpa timing silent 375 cpa timing live-person 2500 cpa timing timeout 3000 cpa timing noise-period 100 cpa timing valid-speech 112 cpa timing term-tone 15000 cpa threshold noise-level max -50dBm0 cpa threshold noise-level min -60dBm0 cpa threshold active-signal 15db !
In order to debug the CPA configuration, issue these commands in order to capture useful information:
Additional debug information can be collected with the following commands and the PCM capture:
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