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

When faced with an unfamiliar language, a call center agent can contact an interpreting service and get referred to a linguistic professional who speaks the right language. And it all can be done in just seconds.

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

Those unfamiliar with interpreting are often surprised by how widely it can be applied. Interpreters are useful in nearly every situation where two parties speak different languages.

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

Fields as diverse as entertainment and academia are stepping out into the larger world and meeting colleagues from other cultures. Despite the necessity of interpreting, however, not everyone understands what goes into the profession.

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

In addition to knowledge of medical terminology, language professionals have to be able to properly handle issues of cultural taboos.

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