17Aug
By: Alison On: August 17, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Having a team of simultaneous interpreters for a single assignment is an industry norm. When booking simultaneous interpreting services, you should always expect at least two professionals assigned to the job. This ensures consistent, timely and accurate interpreting services.

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17Aug
By: Alison On: August 17, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical Comments: 74

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 established a series of measures to prohibit instances of discrimination because of a person's disability. The ADA requires that the communication needs of hard of hearing and deaf persons are met, and this frequently demands the use of an ASL interpreter.

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17Aug
By: Alison On: August 17, 2016 In: Interpreting, Translation Comments: 1

Both translating and interpreting aim to communicate across languages, but being proficient at one doesn't necessarily mean you're proficient at the other.

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17Aug
By: Alison On: August 17, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Getting the details of a court procedure or other legal proceeding correct is difficult, but also essential. An incorrect interpretation can mean the difference between life and death, or at least life and life-in-prison.

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17Aug
By: Alison On: August 17, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Most of us are familiar with sign language but few people know much about cued speech, an increasingly popular alternative means of communication for hearing impaired individuals.

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17Aug
By: Doug On: August 17, 2016 In: Conferences, Interpreting Comments: 0

Global technology changes at a dazzling rate, and telecommunications has led the charge. Business-to-business communication doesn't always happen over the telephone, but you'll still need a top-notch telephonic interpreter to make sure your organization isn't left out of the conversation.

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17Aug
By: Alison On: August 17, 2016 In: Interpreting Comments: 0

Without government interpreting, global leaders from different linguistic backgrounds would be able to do little more than sit and stare at one another, and international organizations like the UN and EU wouldn't be able to function.

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16Aug
By: Nicole On: August 16, 2016 In: Interpreting, Medical, Technology Comments: 0

When you want an accurate translation, you need a human being, not just a computer. But when technology and human translators work together, they can help solve key problems -- especially in medical interpreting.

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