39: Is Remote Interpretation Getting Closer to the Norm?

New technologies are moving interpreters farther and farther away from the center of the action. Whether it’s remote video interpretation or over the phone, the traditional rules of interpretation are changing. Hear what three of the world’s top interpretation experts have to say about new advancements—and the future for interpreters. 

Globally Speaking Radio, sponsored by RWS Moravia and Nimdzi.

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Is Remote Interpretation Getting Closer to the Norm?

Guests

Barry Slaughter Olsen, Co-President of InterpretAmerica, LLC, is a conference interpreter and translator with more than 25 years of international-level experience under his belt. He has interpreted professionally since 1993, having spent the bulk of his career based in Washington, D.C.

Hosts

Renato Beninatto

Renato Beninatto

CEO of Nimdzi Insights LLC

Renato Beninatto is the co-author of The General Theory of the Translation Company and leads Nimdzi Insights, a think-tank and consulting company that focuses on growth strategies for localization leaders. A former owner of an LSP, an executive in some of the leading companies in the industry and a linguist in his own right, this Brazilian-Italian-American citizen can’t shut up in Portuguese, English, Italian, French or Spanish.

Michael W. Stevens

Michael W. Stevens

Vice President Americas, CC of Translated

Michael has over 10 years of experience in the localization and IT industries. A well-networked entrepreneur, Michael’s main interest is in connecting and bringing people together. He not only enjoys learning about a company’s exciting ideas and developments, he also has a keen ability to add value—and fire—to new and innovative thinking.

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