Teleconference, Remote Video Interpreting, or Video Conference Interpretation service are all different ways of saying the same thing. It is having the capability from your computer whether laptop, phone, or giant screen to conduct real-time communication using the videophone and web camera from your device.
This mode of communication also known as Video Relay, which was widely used in the Sign Language Industry, has now carried over into other fields of business.
Covid-19 and the social distancing measures put in place have had a profound impact on communication. Instead of meeting face to face, the use of technology for communication has become commonplace. Social distancing requirements have compelled employees to work from home if possible and conduct their meetings online.
Teleconference or video conference provides both voice and video display capable of simultaneous video and audio communication between people in real time.
In Essence Video remote interpreting(VRI) or Video Conference interpretation is now the modern communication tool used today to provide video telecommunication service by simply using your web camera and your videophone.
HOW ARE INTERPRETERS DOING THEIR WORK?
All the interpreter needs to provide the interpretation is connectivity to the internet, a web camera sound, and a computer screen. The equipment must provide video and audio capability.
The interpreter can provide both consecutive or simultaneous interpretation. This can be done in any language and the service can be provided anytime, anywhere. It’s that simple!