Future of interpreting – A review after 12-months lockdown

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This article was originally published on Linked In. A year ago, 90% of all interpreting jobs were lost on this planet. Agencies were reporting losses in tens of millions of dollars. Now we are talking about the new normal, RSI (remote simultaneous interpreting) and VRI (video remote interpreting) have become a daily routine. What is going to happen next? Interpreting (consecutively) for government agencies, public services, immigration centers and hospitals will continue growing. The current remote format is here to […]

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Remote simultaneous interpreting on Zoom video meetings and webinars

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Dragoman is a leading interpreting agency for Zoom meetings and webinars of any size and for any language combination. Our office can provide you with some of the very best conference interpreters from dozens of countries and in over 100 languages. We constantly test and vet our resources not only for their experience and interpreting skills, but also for their online-readiness. It is critical that interpreters work on decent computers, use broadband internet and high-quality headsets. Zoom has become an […]

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Remote Simultaneous Interpreting – Not a taboo anymore

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Remote simultaneous interpreting is not a sci-fi anymore. New solutions are being used in global corporate events on a daily basis. Although there is still room for improvement, it is there, and it works all fine. This article summarizes my personal experience. I am open to comments and questions from fellow interpreters and also event organizers. I started conference interpreting in 1999 and even back then, there were romours about super tech gadgets which would enable interpreters work remotely. I […]

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