Conference Interpreting

Did you know?  

The first use of simultaneous conference interpreting using electronic equipment for a large number of listeners took place during the Nuremburg Trials of 1945-1946, where four official languages were used.

What is simultaneous interpreting?

The world of interpreting can be a confusing one for many clients and simultaneous conference interpreting is perhaps an area that we find our customers know the least about.  

Simultaneous interpreting, as the name suggests, is when the interpreter interprets at the same time as the speaker is speaking, working in a soundproofed booth alongside at least one colleague.  

The interpreter receives the speaker's voice through a headset and then relays the information in the relevant language into a microphone, which is received by delegates listening on a headset in the audience.  

This type of set-up is actually perfect for conferences, exhibitions or any event where a large number of listeners may not speak the speaker's language.

Why choose Intonation?

You will find that all our business interpreters have a minimum of 5 years' experience working in the industry. They are able to work in variety of fields and have experience of working in a number of situations - from exhibitions and presentations, to courts, conferences and client meetings.

Intonation has conference and simultaneous interpreters based across the globe, ready to help you get your message out.

We also provide NRPSI (National Register of Public Service Interpreters) members upon request.  

We can provide simultaneous interpreters and equipment and are practised in advising on this type of scenario. We will work with you to understand your overall requirements and specify the type of interpreter and equipment that’s right for you. So, whether it’s a conference, meeting, event or exhibition, we are here to help.

  • All interpreting types covered
  • Equipment hire available
  • NRPSI interpreters available on request

To discuss your interpretation requirements further, call 0800 0966 825 or alternatively click below for a quote.

Conference Interpreting

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