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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...

2014-06-04 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....

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...

2014-04-23 23:02:17

The International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) announced Voiance Language Services as a finalist for its 2014 Global Contact Center Awards in the Best Use of an Emerging Channel category for the company’s innovative Video Remote Interpretation service. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The International Customer Management Institute (ICMI) announced Voiance Language Services as a finalist for its 2014 Global Contact Center Awards in the Best Use of an Emerging Channel category...

2014-04-22 12:26:54

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that video relay service will be made available in Canada for users of American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ). When it launches, the service will facilitate conversations between people who are Deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired and other Canadians, and vice versa. Video relay service is a telecommunications service that...

2014-04-16 11:17:21

In the first known study of its kind, researchers have shown that the language we learn as children affects brain structure, as does hearing status. The findings are reported in the Journal of Neuroscience. While research has shown that people who are deaf and hearing differ in brain anatomy, these studies have been limited to studies of individuals who are deaf and use American Sign Language (ASL) from birth. But 95 percent of the deaf population in America is born to hearing parents and...

2014-03-31 12:26:41

Most popular Bible app for the Deaf continues groundbreaking technological advancements ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deaf Bible was originally released in November 2012 with American Sign Language (ASL) as the only translation available on the app. Even with just one translation, it quickly became one of the most popular Deaf apps in the market and has been downloaded and used in countries all over the world. With the release of Deaf Bible 2.0, the app...

2014-01-21 16:24:24

Actress Amber Zion selected to perform National Anthem during pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) announced today that after an extensive search actress Amber Zion has been selected to bring the beauty of American Sign Language (ASL) to one of the most popular sports and entertainment events of the year - Super Bowl Sunday. Earlier today the National Football League and FOX...

2014-01-08 23:25:53

Expanded version of the Stratus Video Interpreting App features 12 languages on screen for Windows and Mac making it easy for users to find the languages they need. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Stratus, a video remote interpretation app that connects limited English proficiency (LEP) speakers to a live video interpreter in 30-seconds or less on-demand, is releasing an updated versions of their application for desktop computers and iPads. The new Stratus App is designed to allow...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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