08Sep
By: Kaytie On: September 8, 2016 In: Interpreting, Technology Comments: 2

Machine interpreting essentially combines two forms of previously existing technology: voice recognition software and machine translation.

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08Sep
By: Autumn On: September 8, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

The general belief is that simultaneous interpretation equipment was first used during the Nuremberg Trials in 1945, but others attest that it was invented almost 20 years earlier.

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07Sep
By: Autumn On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

Not everyone in the US speaks English fluently, yet all permanent residents (and sometimes even temporary visitors) need medical assistance at some point.

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07Sep
By: Autumn On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 2

Studies have shown that the use of a medical interpreter during hospital discharge can cut down the process time by half.

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07Sep
By: Mark On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Relay interpreting is a complex process that relies upon synchronization and has its own set of unique challenges.

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07Sep
By: Mark On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

French for whispering, chuchotage interpreting is ideal for single person audiences, but can also be used for audiences of several people.

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07Sep
By: Patrick On: September 7, 2016 In: Conferences, Interpreting Comments: 0

When planning a multilingual event that requires interpreting, arrangements have to be made for audio equipment, seating layouts and more.

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07Sep
By: Patrick On: September 7, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

For a refugee adjusting to a new country, the language barrier can seem insurmountable, but with the help of interpreters refugees can gain access to both necessary healthcare and their new community.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Interpreting, Translation Comments: 0

Sight translation can be a lifesaver for an organization or group that requires a document to be immediately translated. But it is not an ideal situation for the interpreter or the client.

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02Sep
By: Patrick On: September 2, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 0

The American Medical Association is pushing for greater use of medical interpreting in pharmacies. Through this expanded policy, the AMA hopes to improve the level of service for non-English speaking patients and help make their treatments more effective.

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