Telephony Application Programming Interface


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Telephony Application Programming Interface

(programming, communications)
(TAPI, or "Telephone Application Program Interface") A Windows 95 Application Program Interface enabling hardware independent access to telephone based communication. TAPI covers a rather wide area of services from initialising the equipment (e.g. a modem) and placing a call to voice mail or control of a remote computer.

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This integrated solution requires software built on standard interfaces such as telephony application programming interface (TAPI).