Standardized Translation Booths For Simultaneous Interpretation

Standardized Translation Booths For Simultaneous Interpretation

Translation Booths are needed for simultaneous interpretation. Whether built-in or mobile versions, these booths must meet certain technical requirements.

ISO standards exist mobile booths (ISO 4043). Refer to the following standards before installing built-in booths, and always demand booths that comply with these standards:

  • Number: one booth per active language
  • Size: a minimum width of 1.6 metres for mobile booths.
  • Location: a maximum distance of 30 meters from the speakers or screen
  • Visibility: non-reflective glass on front and sides of the booth and a good view of speakers and projection screens
  • Sufficient light, air, sound: booths must be equipped with good lighting, ventilation, soundproofing
  • Equipment: one console, headset and lamp per interpreter.

Post time: Oct-17-2019


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