Court interpreter system Orange: Orange County Courthouse interpreter system – OrlandoSentinel.com.
Perry said the revamped system installed in February will be tested in the 15th Circuit, which includes Palm Beach County, and he hopes to expand it across Florida’s courtrooms.[…]
The interpreters control camera angles and audio levels inside the courtroom from their desk, talk privately with any of the parties at a hearing and appear in real-time on a large LCD flat-screen monitor in the courtroom.
Giovanna Lester (@cariobana) says
Here comes the future, staring us in the face. Paraphrasing William Carr stated during the II InterpretAmerica Summit “Technology will not replace the interpreter; interpreters afraid of technology will become obsolete.”
The demand is greater than the number of qualified interpreters available. And not all interpreters are able to travel on short notice. As a result, remote interpreting is becoming more prevalent and we need to adapt to it. But we also need to educate our clients and let them know remote interpreting does not fit all situations.