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2014-07-24 23:04:27

As the high costs of face-to-face interpreting and the inconsistencies associated with over-the-phone interpreting present a barrier for language services in court and healthcare systems nationwide, Stratus Video Interpreting maintains that the industry is shifting over to a more economical means of interpretation known as video remote interpretation (VRI). Stratus officials deem VRI to be an emerging national standard and the key to providing equal access to quality language services....

2014-07-23 23:20:20

CyraCom has been ranked as North America’s 6th largest language services provider (LSP) in the translation and interpreting industry. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 CyraCom has been ranked as North America’s 6th largest language services provider (LSP) in the translation and interpreting industry. Released June 2014 by the market research firm Common Sense Advisory, the report titled "The Language Services Market: 2014," also ranked CyraCom as the 18th largest LSP in the world,...

2014-07-15 08:29:08

AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering - the Medical Interpreter Certificate Program (MICP). This 40-hour program will be conducted on The University of Texas at Austin campus in a bootcamp-style week of classes. This MICP is taught in a small class format by an industry-experienced instructor and designed to allow students to receive...

2014-07-06 16:20:37

FINVERBUS Translations has announced the launch of a new Interpreting Department to meet the growing needs of international conferences in Geneva, Switzerland. GENEVA, July 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FINVERBUS Translations has offered interpretation services throughout Switzerland for several years and is already a trusted partner of many international organisations and companies operating in multilingual environments. The new department has been designed to meet the increasing...

2014-06-23 23:06:48

Stratus Video Interpreting has responded to the demand for improved language services with an affordable solution that connects court systems with court-certified interpreters at the push of a button. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 As the country’s Limited English Proficient (LEP) population grows, the ability of U.S. court systems to supply qualified interpreters has become increasingly difficult and more expensive than many jurisdictions can handle—a fact which some say has...

2014-06-18 23:07:07

Stratus deems the Florida Supreme Court’s ruling that court interpreters meet new, more stringent requirements will assist the court system in upholding the constitution and also aligns with the Stratus’ mission: to ensure fair and equal services to all. But Stratus warns that the ruling will cause extensive delays within a system that will fail unless the rapid adoption of VRI is undertaken. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The complex court system has historically confounded...

2014-06-17 16:23:58

Certified interpreters provide clear, culturally appropriate communication DALLAS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walnut Hill Medical Center (WHMC), a new 8-story, 100-bed, acute-care hospital, has partnered with Video Medical Interpreting to provide on-demand medical interpretation in 13 video languages, more than 200 audio languages and American Sign Language. Video Medical Interpreting is not an automated translator or a Skype-type service with interpreters. Using highly trained,...

2014-06-04 23:05:26

CyraCom has released the newest version of the CyraCom Interpreter app, which allows clients to connect to trained video interpreters over tablets and smart phones. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 CyraCom has released the newest version of the CyraCom Interpreter app, which allows clients to connect to trained video interpreters over tablets and smart phones. While previous versions of the app supported over 200 languages through audio, this version adds over 20 languages through video....

2014-06-03 08:33:19

Stratus Video Interpreting comments on the rise of limited English proficiency (LEP) patients in U.S. hospitals, which the company believes creates a real necessity for healthcare facilities to offer comprehensive interpreting services that increase safety and quality of care. Stratus offers video remote interpreting to hospitals and other healthcare facilities nationwide. CLEARWATER, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is comprised of provisions...

Google Is Helping Deaf Students 'Hear' With New 'Signglass' Project
2014-05-27 15:55:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A planetarium visit takes more than sight to be fully appreciated. When visiting a planetarium deaf students are left in the dark when it comes to a tour of outer space. With the lights off they can't see an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter's narration, but with the lights on the students can't see the constellations of stars projected overhead. Now a group of researchers at Brigham Young University has come up with a...


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