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Interpreting Type Comparison

London Translations offers several types of interpreting services, both on location and long distance. We provide interpreting services tailored to your specific requirements and will advise you on choosing which interpreter will suit you best.

We will provide you with a qualified interpreter who is an expert in your subject matter and will be able to deliver an exceptional service.

On-Site Interpreters

Whispering

  • Individuals and small groupsYour interpreter sits beside your delegate and whispers the interpretation to them during the meeting. Sometimes known by its French name, “chuchotage”, whispering interpreters provide a low cost solution for small business or informal meetings.
  • No special equipment requiredPerfect for site visits as the interpreter can walk and talk. No special equipment is required.
  • Qualified interpretersAll our whispering interpreters are fully qualified language experts.
  • Subject matter expertsWe recognise that just because an interpreter speaks your language doesn't mean they understand your subject. That's why we'll ensure your whispering interpreter is fully conversant with your sector.
  • Fixed pricesWhispering interpreters can be hired by the day or half-day. No specialist equipment is required and there are no hidden extras.
  • No hidden chargesWe'll provide you with a detailed quote covering the entire assignment so there are no nasty surprises when the bill comes.

Consecutive

  • Meetings and small events"Listen before talk" interpreting services for business meetings, presentations and smaller groups.
  • No special equipment requiredNo specialist interpreting equipment is required which keeps costs and complexity to a minimum. Simply tell us the language, the subject and when and where you need an interpreter and we'll handle the rest.
  • Qualified interpretersLike all our interpreters, our consecutive interpreters are highly qualified and have at least 5 years experience.
  • Subject matter expertsWe appreciate it's no good being about to speak the words if you don't understand the subject matter. Your interpreter will be chosen based on language ability and their knowledge of your subject for perfect results.
  • Fixed pricesConsecutive interpreters are available by the day or half-day. With consecutive interpreters, no specialist equipment is required so they are great value for money. Simply let us know what you need and we'll provide you with an accurate quote and stick to it.
  • No hidden chargesWe'll make sure you receive a detailed quote which covers everything. Give us a call today as we may be able to save you money by suggesting ways to achieve the results you need which you may not have thought of. We're here to help.

Simultaneous

  • Real-time for conferencesSimultaneous conference interpreters provide real-time language support. You will have seen them on TV at important gatherings such as The United Nations.
  • Special booths and AV requiredAs the interpreters work in real-time, special sound-proof booths are required along with direct feeds from the sound mixing desk. Don't worry, we provide all the equipment and expertise you need to make your event a success.
  • Qualified interpretersIt goes without saying that our simultaneous interpreters are highly qualified. More importantly, they are highly experienced. All have a minimum of 5 years commercial experience and many much more than this.
  • Subject matter expertsGiven the real-time nature of simultaneous interpreting, it's absolutely vital that your interpreters understand the subject being discussed. There is no time for second chances which is why we go the extra mile to ensure your interpreter will be an expert in your field as well as possessing exemplary language skills.
  • Fixed pricesAs with all out services, we quote you a price and stick to it so you know where you stand from the start.
  • No hidden chargesBy their very nature, simultaneous interpreting assignments can be complex but don't worry, that's where the value of our experience kicks in. We'll provide you with a full and detailed cost breakdown so you can be sure you won't go over budget.

Virtual Interpreters

Online Chat

  • Individuals and small groupsNow you can chat to the world online no matter what language your colleagues talk. Our interpreters join the chat and remove the language barrier.
  • No software to buyWe provide everything you need and it's fully secure.
  • Qualified interpretersAll our interpreters are fully qualified and have been through our selection process so you can be sure of great results.
  • Subject matter expertsUnlike automated machine translators, our human interpreters fully understand your subject. This means you'll get a great quality result without the possibility of the embarrassing or even dangerous results produced by software based systems.
  • Fixed pricesOn-line chat interpreters can be hired by the hour. As they work on-line, there are no travel costs or other expenses so they often work out cheaper than you think.
  • No hidden chargesWhat you see on the quote is what you pay, no extras and no unpleasant surprises.

Telephone

  • Meetings and groupsTelephone interpreters enable you to communicate with colleagues who speak any language in just seconds - no matter where they are in the world. Conversations can be one-on-one or one-to-many with out teleconferencing option. We cover over 170 language and can connect you in seconds. You'll be amazed.
  • No special equipment requiredYou already have all you need to get connected. A standard telephone, land-line or mobile, is all that's required to use the service. It couldn't be simpler. Call us today and we'll explain exactly how it works.
  • Qualified interpretersOur telephone interpreters are specially trained to give you great results.
  • Experts on demand 24/7We can connect you to your own dedicated team of experts who know your business like the back of their hands, or give you access to a database of thousands of generalists. Tell us what you need and we'll hook you up. Telephone interpreters are available 24/7.
  • Fixed pricesTelephone interpreters are charged by the minute so you only pay for what you need. Whilst travelling abroad it's like having an interpreter in your pocket.
  • No hidden chargesOur advanced billing system ensures you only pay for what you use and provides you with a full cost breakdown to help you keep within budget.

Video

  • Events and announcementsUnique to London Translations, our video interpreters video stream your content over the internet live, in real-time in up to 6 concurrent languages.
  • Special equipment requiredOur expert camera crew arrives on your site with everything needed to video stream your event to the world - live. For those who are not able to watch live, we can provide a recording of the stream for them to watch later.
  • Qualified interpretersIt goes without saying that our simultaneous interpreters are highly qualified. More importantly, they are highly experienced. All have a minimum of 5 years commercial experience and many much more than this.
  • Subject matter expertsGiven the real-time nature of simultaneous interpreting, it's absolutely vital that your interpreters understand the subject being discussed. There is no time for second chances which is why we go the extra mile to ensure your interpreter will be an expert in your field as well as possessing exemplary language skills.
  • Fixed pricesAs with all out services, we quote you a price and stick to it so you know where you stand from the start.
  • No hidden chargesVideo interpreters are available for hire by the day and everything you need will be included in our quote for your peace of mind.

Need help choosing?

No problem, we’re here to help, simply give us a call on 020 7021 0888 or drop us an email to CustomerDelight@LondonTranslations.co.uk