WFD Position Paper on Accessibility: Sign Language Interpreting and translation and technological development

Autor/a: World Federation of the Deaf, WFD
Año: 2019
Editorial: WFD
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Traducción e Interpretación


A sign language interpreter or translator works with spoken or written languages; they provide interpreting or translating services between different languages, regardless of their modality being signed or spoken. The interpreting and translating profession has seen rapid development during the last decades. Concurrently global technological developments are moving fast and having a significant impact on the profession. This position paper provides a global review of the status quo of the sign language interpreting and translating profession specifically in relation to the latest technological developments, such as in TV/media, remote interpreting, and translation.