Interpreting Services – Professional Interpretation from Comtec
With over 15 years’ experience of the translation and interpreting industry, COMTEC understands the difficulties that the organisation of multilingual business situations can present. Our full consultancy service has been developed to guide you from the planning stage right through to completion, by advising on the most suitable type of interpreting for your given business requirements, then providing the highest quality interpreters and the right equipment for the task.
The occasions when interpreting is needed vary considerably, as does the type of interpreter required.
From conferences to promotional events and exhibitions, board meetings to trade union negotiations, training seminars and courses to factory and site visits, appropriate and skilled interpreting can help make your event a success.
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over 30 years
We are experienced with a strong reputation
We’re also recognised by ISO 17100:2015 – the translation industry’s quality standard
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Covering all industry sectors
WHAT TYPE OF INTERPRETING DO I REQUIRE?
At multilingual events, such as international conferences and large meetings, simultaneous interpreting enables effective communication to break down language barriers. Due to the intensive nature of this mode of interpreting, the interpreters usually work in pairs. Sitting in sound-proof booths, they listen to the speaker through headphones and give delegates a running interpretation into another language via receivers.
For smaller meetings, where the use of equipment is not appropriate and only two languages are being spoken, consecutive interpreting may be used. This involves the interpreter taking notes while a speaker is talking and rendering in full what has been said during a suitable break.
By constrast, ad-hoc or liaison interpreting is used in less formal situations, such as site visits and business meetings, in which case the interpreter summarises information and is able to respond to individual needs.
COMTEC will discuss your requirements with you and advise you of the most suitable arrangement for your business situation.
MAKING SENSE OF YOUR INTERPRETING NEEDS COMTEC…
- DISCUSS AND ANALYSE YOUR REQUIREMENTS
- ADVISE ON THE MOST SUITABLE SOLUTIONS
- ARRANGE FULL BRIEFING BETWEEN CLIENT
- AND INTERPRETER
- PROVIDE SPECIALIST INTERPRETERS
- PROVIDE STATE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT
- MANAGE THE ENTIRE PROJECT
WILL I NEED TO HIRE THE EQUIPMENT SEPARATELY?
Once the most appropriate mode of interpreting for the event has been established, COMTEC can then provide all the necessary equipment to put the work into action. Some assignments will require fully sound-proofed booths together with microphones and headsets, whereas other situations, such as site visits and smaller meetings, may require portable equipment.
WHAT ABOUT CONFIDENTIALITY?
All our interpreters are bound not only by a professional code of ethics but by our own confidentiality clause, so that you can be assured of complete confidentiality.
HOW CAN I BE SURE THAT THE INTERPRETER WILL BE ABLE TO COPE WITH THE TASK?
As an ISO9002 accredited company, COMTEC only uses interpreters of the highest calibre. Although they are specialists in their field, we also place emphasis on the development of a close working relationship between interpreter and client. We will work with you to ensure that the interpreters receive the fullest possible briefing. This will enable the interpreter to achieve maximum productivity and make your meeting a success.
WHAT OTHER SERVICES DOES COMTEC OFFER?
COMTEC provides voiceovers for sales videos, multi-media presentations, websites and corporate promotional films. Telephone and video conferencing interpreting options are also available.
COMTEC also offers a fully comprehensive range of translation services to complement all your business activities with overseas clients.
WE HAVE THE EXPERTISE TO MANAGE YOUR INTERPRETING REQUIREMENTS – LET US MAKE SENSE OF THEM TODAY
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