German interpreter breaks into tears while interpreting for Zelensky

In a press conference given by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky today, the Ukrainian-German interpreter couldn’t help but break into tears on live TV at the end of the president’s speech. 

Kriol interpreting efforts misunderstood in Western Australia and abroad

Earlier this month, Australian politician Mark McGowan received harsh criticism for a video campaign intended to disseminate COVID-19-related information to Aboriginal people living in the state of Western Australia (WA). MultiLingual an Australian interpreter about the video and why the outrage against it is largely unjustified.

Oregon law seeks to ensure language access in health care, opponents...

Among the slate of legislation passed by the Oregon House of Representatives in 2021, one bill has stood out for those in the language...

Natural Language Processing for Signed Languages

The fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) are rapidly advancing — recent developments in these fields allow for individuals to...

Top four highest-paying jobs for interpreters

Figuring out which career path will be the most rewarding regarding finances isn’t exactly the most straightforward task in the book. And for qualified and experienced interpreters, there’s no exception to that rule.

KUDO closes $21 million in an oversubscribed series A funding round

KUDO, Inc., creator of the eponymous cloud-based video conferencing platform that incorporates real-time multilingual interpretation supporting over 100 spoken languages and 147 signed languages,...

Afghan Interpreters Seek Special Immigrant Visas

Editor's note: This story was originally published in April and has been updated. The Biden administration announced on July 8 that flights to evacuate some...

Celebrating Translators and Interpreters: International Translation Day 2019

International Translation Day has been celebrated on September 30 for decades, and coincides with the feast day of St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators, librarians and encyclopedists. He died on that day in 420 CE.

Partial amputation prompts medical language access concerns

An ongoing federal lawsuit has been filed against a Tennessee hospital that did not provide adequate sign language interpreting services for a deaf patient, drawing attention to the importance of language access measures in the healthcare system.

SignAloud gloves

When you first read about the SignAloud glove, a high-tech device to automate sign language, it’s easy to feel like the future is finally here. However, although a technological feat, it seems the real needs of the Deaf community might have been overlooked. Is this a feel-good story or not-so-fast? As so often, unfortunately, the reality seems to be a bit more complex.

Pennsylvania Court Interpreters Win Fight for Fair Compensation

The Tri-State Language Access Coalition (TSLAC) announced on Nov. 22 that after a months-long legal battle, Pennsylvania courts will adopt new compensation standards in...

KUDO Marketplace: Democratizing Live Interpretation

In a conversation with Ewandro Magalhães, chief language officer at KUDO, we learned how the new KUDO Marketplace enables service users to build a...