What is Video Interpreting?
Video remote interpreting (VRI) is a cost-effective and efficient way to provide face-to-face communication between individuals who speak different languages. With VRI, an interpreter can connect via video conference and provide quick and accurate communication for medical appointments, legal proceedings, and business meetings.
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Cost-Effective & Convenient Video Interpreting
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Highly Qualified Interpreters
Global uses Interpreters who meet the national and state guidelines in which we provide services.
Remote Sign Language
Access to a qualified sign language interpreter is in any device with an internet connection.
Connect with interpreters on Desktop, Laptop, Smartphone, or Tablet.
Video Interpreting Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between Video Relay Service and Video Interpreting?
VRS is for telecommunications purposes where a phone conversation takes place between a sign language user and a non-sign language user in separate physical locations. Video Interpreting is used to facilitate a conversation where both the sign language user and non-sign language user are in the same room.
When and where are your services available?
Video and phone interpreting is available nationwide on-demand or scheduled, any time (24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year).
What video conferencing device do I need to connect to a video interpreting call?
Global's system offers a variety of ways to utilize the service. The real benefit of the Global process is unlike other companies that require specialized equipment resulting in additional purchases or expensive long-term lease programs, Global’s process allows for ease of operation. The service may be used with PCs, laptop computers, iPads, Android and iPhones, all within a fully compliant ADA /HIPAA secure network. This results in huge cost savings for our clients.
How does the audio and video work?
With the Global system, a few simple steps will connect you with the video interpreter providing exceptionally clear, crisp video and audio using your smart device or computer. You do not need to purchase additional equipment, but if you want to, it is compatible.
How much does video interpreting cost?
The rate for video is economical and void of any premium charges for traditional non-business hours of operation or weekends.
How do I get Video Interpreting services?
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“...You always provide us with the best interpreters for our patients and staff. Thanks for making it so easy!”
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