Communicating More for Less: Using Translation and Interpretation Technology to Serve Limited English Proficient Individuals

Author: 
Jessica Sperling
Date of Publication: 
January, 2011
Source Organization: 
Migration Policy Institute

Advances in translation and interpretation technology have given language access professionals a multitude of options for breaking down language barriers. However, with different and seemingly complex types of technologies now available, selecting the right technology system can be a challenge. And because language access needs vary immensely, rarely do agencies or service organizations have translation and interpretation needs that can be met the same way.

This report provides an overview of available technologies, discussing their purposes, costs and benefits.

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Citation: 

Sperling, J. (2011). Communicating More for Less: Using Translation and Interpretation Technology to Serve Limited English Proficient Individuals. Washington, DC: Migration Policy Institute. 

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