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Media Vision USA is the sole distributor of the Taiden conferencing systems in North America, providing the latest technological advancements in integrated conferencing and simultaneous interpretation products. Media Vision USA services many high-level clients spanning a variety of industries and applications.
TAIDEN is among the largest manufacturers of conference electronic and simultaneous interpretation systems in the world. Established in 1996, Taiden has quickly positioned themselves as the technology leader in this industry with advancements like their Digital CongressMatrix and Paperless Conferencing Terminal – which incorporates video conferencing and document handling capabilities.
The mission of Media Vision USA is to enhance communications among political figures, administrators, CEO’s and corporate members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds by providing state of the art Diplomacy Technology® solutions in Conferencing, Electronic Voting and Simultaneous Interpretation technologies.
CERTIFIED LANGUAGES INTERNATIONAL Established in 1996, Certified Languages International (CLI) specializes in telephonic (over-the-phone) interpreting as well as document translation services. We provide services throughout all 50 states for the Healthcare Industry, Insurance companies, Financial Institutions, Utilities, Phone Companies, as well as State and Federal Government Agencies. CLI works with over 2,500 customers in 176 languages, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Unique to this industry:
For more information on CLI, please call 1-800-362-3241 or visit us at www.certifiedlanguages.com.
CyraCom International, Inc. provides innovation in language services with solutions for Over-the-Phone Interpretation (OPI), Translation and Localization, Video Remote Interpretation (VRI), On-Site Interpretation, and Language Assessment and Training. In business since 1995, and based in Tucson, Arizona, the company provides language services to over 2,500 clients. CyraCom International operates through CyraCom, which services healthcare, andVoiance, which services business and government.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies prepares students for global careers in the private, public, nonprofit and educational sectors, offering fully accredited degree programs in translation and interpretation, language teaching, international policy studies, and international business. A private graduate institution located in Monterey, California and affiliated with Middlebury College, the Institute attracts approximately 800 students annually from more than 50 countries. For more information about the Monterey Institute, visit www.miis.edu.
Williams Sound is a global designer and manufacturer of wireless listening technology, meeting personal and professional listening needs worldwide since 1976. We offer communication technology to help meet the challenge of your language interpretation application -- whether at school, in a house of worship or in a courtroom. Williams Sound offers both portable and installed FM, infrared, digital and loop solutions for small- to large group venues – including presentation-style conferences, meetings and church services. Products designed specifically for the interpretation market include the IC-2 Interpreter Control Console, Digi-Wave Language Interpretation System and WIR TX75 mid-range infrared systems.
Williams Sound's full array of commercial product offerings include PROLOOP induction loop systems, Digi-Wave digital communication systems, Personal PA® FM listening systems, Portable Hearing Assistance Tour Guide Systems, SoundPlus® Infrared Systems and Hearing Helper® FM Listening Systems. Our systems meet ADA requirements for hearing assistance in public facilities, and are ideal for use in an array of venues, including: Federal/State courtrooms, military installations, embassies, airports, conferences, houses of worship and educational facilities. For more information about Williams Sound and our suite of products, please visit www.williamssound.com.
Language Line Services, the leader in telephone interpreting and language solutions, serves clients in government, healthcare, telecommunications, financial services, utilities, insurance and many other industries by quickly connecting them to their customers, patients and sales prospects in more than 170 spoken languages as well as American Sign Language (ASL) and Mexican Sign Language (LSM). Growth of the language interpreting industry has soared with increased immigration and government regulatory policies mandating that organizations provide services to limited English speakers in their own languages. Language Line Services is recognized as a trusted partner to thousands of public and private organizations throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, providing easy access to quality language interpreting services at highly competitive rates. For more information, please call (800) 752-6096 or visit www.languageline.com.
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DS-Interpretation is committed exclusively to simultaneous interpretation. We strive to set the gold standard for both interpreter organizing and equipment services. We are pioneers in the development of equipment and technology, with 40 years of expertise in international conference services worldwide. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1972, we are dedicated to providing the very highest quality service through our uncompromising attention to detail and a genuine interest in improving cross-cultural communication and connections. We have earned our reputation in the industry by ensuring that both interpreters' needs and clients' needs are met under often challenging conditions. Our company founder, Bill Wood, has patented key switching technology for Remote Simultaneous Interpretation, and has designed several generations of sound isolation booths and dedicated interpretation equipment. He is the reason for the word "Design" in our company name and is renowned for delivering truly superior sound quality. Many simultaneous interpreters have learned their craft on equipment he designed. Our Interpreter Organizer, Naomi Bowman, has nearly 25 years of experience in high level project management, developing key relationship with top interpreters, institutions and clients from around the globe. We are a proud advocates of the mission of AIIC and strive not only to improve the standards of the profession, but provide the very best working conditions in the industry. Clients include Fortune 500 firms, top production companies, governments, think-tanks, and a wide variety of international associations. In today's complex business climate our mission is to set ourselves apart by retaining our unique focus on being the simultaneous interpretation specialists. http://www.ds-interpretation.com
Pacific Interpreters, Inc. is a full-service interpreting, translation, testing and consulting service provider located in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1992 by Mary Rynerson, it has become a leader both locally and nationally in the interpreting industry based on its superior level of quality interpreting and customer service. Pacific Interpreters specializes in healthcare and social service interpreting and markets is services only to those communities. Our customer base of nearly 2000 clients includes over 500 major healthcare organizations and medical centers in all fifty United States. http://www.pacificinterpreters.com/
Stratus Video offers Cloud On-Demand Interpreting connecting patients to interpreters within 30 seconds or less. Stratus interpreters work in 22 call centers and answer over 40,000 video calls per day and have over three years experience with multiple certifications to provide exceptional skills in "meeting the register" of the patient/client.
Stratus has a Six Sigma business strategy to constantly improve our quality process applied to all elements and devices that connect to our network. The network is available 24x7x365 and has been stress tested many times over the last 5 years and meets all the stringent HIPPA privacy requirements to ensure security and privacy of all conversations. Stratus Video, can build for you a private label 'On-Demand" interpreting service and access you're in house interpreters through our call routing platform. Stratus can also build a transparent private label call center and operate the call center and network for you as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
AIIC is the only worldwide association for conference interpreters. Founded in 1953, it brings together more than 2,700 professional conference interpreters in 103 countries, including 167 members in the United States. AIIC defines the profession of conference interpretation in the interest of both users and practitioners by improving its visibility, promoting training and research, and setting relevant standards on new interpretation technologies. AIIC members have all undergone a rigorous admissions process vouching for the highest level of quality, professionalism, and ethics in the industry that sets the standard in the interpretation world. AIIC members typically hold professional credentials from graduate interpretation and translation schools from all over the world and are accredited with many international organizations such as the Department of State, the United Nations, the European Union, the Federal Government of Canada and many more. For more information about AIIC USA, please visit: AIIC-USA.COM
Founded in 1959, the American Translators Association is the largest professional association of translators and interpreters in the U.S. with over 11,000 members in more than 95 countries. ATA's primary goals include fostering and supporting the professional development of translators and interpreters and promoting the translation and interpreting professions. For more information, please visit ATA's website: www.atanet.org.
Northwestern College, a Christian college of more than 1,200 students in Orange City, Iowa, is rated a top-five Midwestern baccalaureate college by U.S. News & World Report. Northwestern offers a bachelor’s degree in Spanish translation and interpretation for fully bilingual students, one of only four such baccalaureate programs in the country. Students earn 35 credit hours in Spanish, translation and interpretation; take additional courses in public speaking, linguistics, the law, and the liberal arts; practice in a state-of-the-art simultaneous interpreting laboratory; and pursue a senior-year practicum in which they serve as professional translators and interpreters. Program director Piet Koene, the 2004 Iowa Professor of the Year, is one of only 15 Class A certified interpreters for Iowa’s courts. He earned a master’s degree in translation and interpretation, as well as professional certifications in both areas, at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
The National Center for Interpretation at the University of Arizona is the premier provider of intensive interpreter training. Our renowned Agnese Haury Institutes have prepared thousands of interpreters for the rigors of professional certification at the highest levels for over 30 years. We also offer customized training programs to fit the needs of your organization.
InTrans Book Service is one of the prime sources for specialized language dictionaries, other reference material and study books for professional interpreters and translators. Intrans is committed to the continuing development of the interpreting profession and has supported industry events around the country for the past 21 years.
Capiche is a mobile video interpreting platform. By combining the latest video chat technology with intuitive scheduling and billing features; Capiche is creating an entire ecosystem that unlocks the potential of the interpreting industry. Founded by industry experts and investors in Atlanta, Ga, Capiche is designed to empower the independent interpreter and address the inherent logistical challenges of in-person interpreting. Using Capiche, interpreters can grow a global business from the comfort of their home office and clients can connect with interpreting professionals wherever they are via their mobile device. Do you Capiche?