Tag: Interpreting

AP Spanish students are no substitute for professional interpreters

When a group of Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish students in Martha’s Vineyard stepped in to act as impromptu interpreters for non-English-speaking migrants last week, mainstream media outlets presented it as a touching, good Samaritan-esque detail in part of a larger, more unsettling story.

Global Interpreting Services Launches Program to Bridge Communication Gaps

Global Interpreting Services Launches Program to Bridge Communication Gaps eLearning course designed to teach law enforcement to effectively communicate  CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich.: Global Interpreting Services...

Settlement agreement mandates that Chicago public schools provide interpreting and translation...

On Friday June 23, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and the Board of Education of the City of Chicago agreed to a settlement with a group of parents who filed a federal lawsuit after being denied interpreting and translation services.

NHS spent £66 million on translation and interpreting services in 2019/2020,...

Freedom of information requests sent to all 244 NHS Trusts revealed that the spending on translation and interpreting services increased on average by 6% year on year.

DA Languages wins contract with one of UK’s biggest government departments

Manchester language services provider, DA Languages, has been awarded new contracts with several police forces, and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The work...

Telehealth platform Coviu adds on-demand access to language support

Australian telehealth company Coviu has partnered with language services provider Ezispeak Health to provide on-demand access to language support via video telehealth. Available in over...

GLOBO Invests in the Future of ASL Interpreting Professionals

April 2022 –  Crabtree, a GLOBO company, is proud to announce the expansion of professional development opportunities for American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting students attending San Antonio College. GLOBO acquired...

Interprefy and Congress Rental Network partner up to reduce hybrid conference...

Zurich, 16 March 2022 - Remote simultaneous interpretation provider, Interprefy, has announced its partnership with Congress Rental Network (CRN), the conferencing network group, to...

Translit will provide free language services to Ukrainian refugees

MultiLingual spoke with the company’s CEO, Alex Chernenko, who was born in Odessa, Ukraine, about what LSPs can do to support Ukrainian refugees as war rages on in their country.

Interprefy announces Oddmund Braaten as new CEO

Interprefy, a leading provider of managed remote simultaneous interpretation technology and services, today announces that current COO, Oddmund Braaten, is transitioning to the role of CEO effective 1 February 2022. 

Voyce to offer multilingual COVID-19 contact tracing

Interpreters will offer services in nearly 240 different languages. Healthcare IT Leaders provide the contact tracing services, while Voyce taps into its network of interpreters to provide interpretations when a non-English speaker is contacted and needs assistance in their native or preferred language.

KUDO Launches Language Access on International Sign Language Day

KUDO Inc., a multilingual software-as-a-service (SaaS) company based in New York City, announced the launch of its new KUDO Language Access platform, which provides...