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IR or FM Transmitters: The Great Sound System Debate

By |June 9th, 2015|

First let’s talk about what FM and IR actually are.

Both of these different frequencies of wave transmission. The electromagnetic spectrum has a wide range of different frequencies, and each frequency has a unique wavelength size.

Frequency (Hz)
1010 – 108

Gamma Ray


FM is a type of radio frequency, so it has a relatively small frequency. IR means infrared […]

How to Identify a Professionally-Qualified Simultaneous Interpreter

By |May 5th, 2015|

Interpreters are language professionals whose function is to take what is being said in a source language and accurately convey the meaning and context in the target language, all in the spoken form. Simultaneous interpretation involves the continuous speech of the source language speaker being translated aloud in real time by the interpreter, with little […]

Become certified as an interpreter for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

By |July 31st, 2012|

Although it is difficult to determine how many individuals in the United States are hearing impaired, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) indicates that around 17%, or 36 million, of the adults living in the US report some degree of hearing loss. Add in the number of children affected by hearing […]

Simultaneous Interpretation & Equipment for Conferences

By |July 31st, 2012|

Simultaneous interpretation is a mode of interpreting where the interpreter interprets from the source to the target language at the same time as the speaker is speaking. Simultaneous interpretation is the most difficult kind of interpretation because of the speed at which the interpreter must listen, process the information, and interpret into the target language.

Simultaneous […]