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Free webinar: Audio and video for interpreters - April 30, 2020

Good sound is a cornerstone of good interpreting. But how can interpreters get good sound without the help of a trusted conference technician? How can we record good video of our practice speeches? This week‘s free webinar is all about upping your audio and video game. In the space of an hour,...

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Ask Us Anything webinar recording

What a blast! In our first Ask Us Anything webinar, we fielded two dozen excellent questions submitted by YOU! It was a whirlwind tour of interpreting technologies, from remote simultaneous interpreting to headsets, terminology management to job platforms, smart pens to tablet interpreting to...

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Free webinar: Ask us anything - April 23, 2020

In our five free webinars to date, we’ve covered a lot of ground: from online interpreter training to tech-savvy terminology tools, digital note-taking to going papersmart and even AI-focused topics like speech-to-text and text-to-speech. Questions keep coming in via social media and email. So...

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Paperless Android Professional webinar + Tablet interpreting (Android edition) next week

You asked for it, you got it - a session dedicated to Android users! If you missed the webinar - or any of our other sessions - feel free to check out the recording and slides. Want to delve deeper into how you can use your Android tablet for interpreting? Join us for a hands-on live course...

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Free webinar: The Paperless Android Professional - April 16, 2020

Android smartphones and tablets pack quite a punch. But are you making the most of your device? Are your documents always organized and available? Are you letting smart technology like speech recognition do the grunt work for you? In this hour-long webinar, you’ll learn how to: Digitize and...

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techforword releases TWO on-demand courses: "Androids for Wordsmiths" and "Glossaries for interpreters 2.0"

You probably discovered techforword through our on-site courses or our series of free webinars. But we know how difficult it is for busy language professionals to attend live courses. That's why we're pleased to announce the launch of TWO new on-demand courses. Android for Wordsmiths: Five...

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Speech-to-text webinar recording + “New frontiers in interpreting technologies” course next week

Today's Speech-to-Text webinar was a smashing success! Over 350 people signed up to learn about how automatic speech recognition works and how it can be used for consecutive, simultaneous, and new interpreting modalities. Missed the session? No worries! As always, the recording and slides are...

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Free webinar: Text-to-speech - An introduction for interpreters. April 9, 2020

“Hey Siri, interpret for me.” Wait, not so fast! Voice technology can be helpful in our everyday lives. But Alexa & Co. won’t replace professional interpreters anytime soon. However, interpreters can use automatic speech recognition to our advantage in several ways. This free webinar will...

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Note-taking 2.0 recording + techforword live tablet interpreting course next week

Wow! We had over 300 people sign up for this week's free webinar, Note taking 2.0. Given the huge turnout, we decided to live stream the webinar. This was our first time live streaming a webinar, and we apologize for the glitches. We hope those of you who were unable to get into the webinar room...

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Zoom and Privacy

Here at techforword, we’ve considerably increased our online teaching activities in recent weeks due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Our tool of choice for running those online webinars and courses is Zoom, a videoconferencing platform that has experienced considerable growth as many of us work from...

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