Interpreting services are a type of verbal translation facilitated by a professional interpreter or group of interpreters. Speeches, presentations, discussions, and other spoken languages are translated into the native or preferred language of a specific audience via interpretation services.
By offering translating services to your audience, you may effectively communicate across language barriers in real-time, speeding up the delivery of information while allowing them to benefit from the context in which the speech is presented. Members of a presentation audience, for example, can watch visual aids or slideshows while an interpreter gives context and explanations.
Types of Interpretation
Consecutive interpretation is widely used in one-on-one or small group situations to enable persons who speak two or more languages to communicate more effectively. While the interpreter talks, one party speaks and stops while the other speaks, waits for a response, and then translates the response back to the original speaker. When in-person contacts aren’t possible, we also can deliver sequential interpretation remotely. Our translators are specialists inefficiently and professionally conveying a message.
Simultaneous interpretation is typically utilized for major conferences and meetings, or when two or more languages are necessary and when the audience has a mix of linguistic requirements. Interpreters are segregated in booths and listen to the speaker through a headset, which is sometimes referred to as UN-style interpretation. They speak the translation into a microphone, which is delivered wirelessly to audience members’ headsets.
Our specialist remote interpreting group, provides over-the-phone interpretation (OPI) services, allowing you to overcome any language barrier in seconds. While many prominent OPI firms employ networks of offshore or at-home interpreters, TransPerfect routes the vast majority of calls to our Arizona-based contact centers. We can act as your primary OPI staff or flex to meet the needs of your overflowing workforce.
On-site interpretation services in person or via video conferencing, including simultaneous, sequential, whispered or escorted American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation. For hearing-impaired audience members, assistive listening devices or closed captioning are available. Conference materials, such as presentations and attendee emails, are translated.
Frequently Asked Questions
Interpreting services are a type of verbal translation assisted by a professional interpreter or group of interpreters. Speeches, presentations, discussions, and other spoken languages are translated into the native or preferred language of a specific audience via interpretation services.