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Sign Language Interpretation (ASL)

Enhance accessibility with ASL livestream integration

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Communication accessibility is paramount to making connections with your entire audience, including those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Our VVC Live portal allows the integration of our professional ASL interpreters into your livestream, making your digital content fully accessible for everyone.

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Do I need an ASL interpretation for my livestream?

As inclusive digital content becomes more in demand, ASL interpretation helps create a digital environment where people of all abilities can participate, thrive, and have a great experience. You can make your virtual summits, conferences, fundraisers, press conferences, and events more accessible with an ASL interpreter.
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Trained and qualified ASL interpreters

Our sign language interpreters are fully qualified and trained to translate your content for people whose first language is American Sign Language. We ensure our interpreters abide by the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Professional Conduct set in place by the Canadian Association of Sign Language Interpreters (CASLI) so you can be sure of professional conduct, neutrality, and confidentiality at all times.

An exceptional livestream experience

Our webcast production will integrate ASL into your livestream so the interpreter can be easily seen and understood, whether viewed on desktop, laptop, or mobile devices. We can customize accessibility by featuring ASL throughout your event or only during specific segments of your webcast. Bring us your requirements and we’ll assemble a comprehensive solution perfect for your audience’s needs.

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Live broadcasting looked a lot different when VVC Live first started helping clients take their real-time events to mass audiences in 1975. However, by adapting to the changing market, embracing new technology, and investing in our people, our company continues to make live broadcasting easy by handling the entire production for you while helping expand your reach globally, no matter how your audience accesses their information.

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Have a question?

Does American Sign Language (ASL) rely on word-by-word interpretation, similar to spoken language?

No, ASL does not follow a strict word-by-word interpretation like spoken language. Instead, it employs a unique grammar and structure, focusing on conveying concepts and meanings rather than individual words. ASL utilizes signs, facial expressions, and body language to express thoughts and ideas more holistically.

What is the primary rule to adhere to when incorporating American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation into events or live streaming?

The paramount rule for ASL interpretation in events or live streaming is to ensure that the interpreter is clearly visible on the screen or stage, allowing Deaf or hard of hearing viewers to have a direct and unobstructed view of the interpretation. This promotes accessibility and a seamless communication experience.

What is the significance of American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation in various contexts?

ASL interpretation is essential as it facilitates effective communication for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, enabling them to access information, engage in conversations, and participate in various activities on an equal basis with hearing individuals. It promotes inclusivity and ensures that no one is left behind in the communication process.

How does translation in American Sign Language (ASL) differ from interpretation?

Translation in ASL typically involves converting written or spoken text into sign language, while interpretation focuses on real-time communication, converting spoken language into sign language and vice versa. Translation is often done for static content, while interpretation is crucial for live interactions and events.

What does interpretation in American Sign Language (ASL) entail?

Interpretation in ASL involves conveying spoken language into sign language and vice versa, enabling effective communication between Deaf or hard of hearing individuals and those who use spoken language. It plays a crucial role in bridging the communication gap and ensuring inclusivity.

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