As if accessing a video remote interpreter isn’t convenient enough, accessing one from your smartphone is a complete game-changer in the industry.
Facilitating communication with a Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and Deaf/Hard of Hearing (HoH) patient or client can be facilitated via a qualified interpreter professional. Today, this is easily accessible via a computer, but even more so, on your smartphone. The advancement of mobile technology has made qualified interpreters more accessible than ever. Anyone can now reach a video remote interpreter in the language they need with just a few taps of their smartphone. Literally, in seconds.
Video remote interpretation (VRI) provides the immediacy of over-the-phone interpretation combined with the benefits of face-to-face communication. When needed, video remote interpreters can be accessed on-demand in real time in a variety of languages. Its visual concept is ideal for any spoken language and sign language interpretation. Interpreters can see patients clearly, enabling them to accurately convey both verbal and nonverbal communication from one language to another.
Many industries typically use an interpreting app to get them set up to easy access on their smartphones. Interpreting apps such as Boostlingo, are a great way to provide both the client and professional the interpretation needs they are looking for. Getting started with the Boostling Video Remote Interpretation platform is easy. All you need is internet access and a mobile device with a front camera.
Here are five easy steps to accessing a video remote interpreter on your smartphone:
- Download the Boostlingo app onto your phone.
- Open the app.
- Select the language needed.
- You will then quickly be connected to a qualified interpreter in the language you need.
It’s THAT easy!
Also, here are a few tips we recommend when using your smartphone to connect with a video remote interpreter.
- Make sure your phone is charged sufficiently.
- Ensure you have a reliable internet connection.
- Position your smartphone in front of the patient or client, so both parties can clearly see one another.
- Turn up your Bluetooth speaker (if used) and/or smartphone speaker volume.
With Boostlingo’s exceptional high-resolution video and audio connection, you’ll be able to see and hear the interpreter as if they were right next to you in the room…right on your phone!
The ability to reach qualified interpreters in any industry via smartphone is beneficial for both providers and patients or clients by enabling language access to a variety of languages that otherwise may not be available. Onsite language interpreters can be difficult to have on hand, particularly in rural areas or when a language of lesser diffusion is needed.
In addition, both the traveling time and cost of having an onsite interpreter are reduced. The easy accessibility of smartphones and other mobile devices capable of enabling VRI to make it an ideal solution for many instances of immediate need.
For more information, on accessing a great interpreting app on your smartphone, visit www.boostlingo.com