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October 19 2018 0comment
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Simultaneous interpreters in Quito for Al-Anon Family Groups

During the weekend of October 14 and 15 we provided simultaneous interpretation for a meeting of  RIASA, the Hispanic American representatives of the  Al-Anon Family Groups association. This is an institution that provides support to family members and loved ones of alcoholics. The meeting was attended by representatives of the United States, who hired us. […]

January 29 2018 0comment

Interpreting in Quito, Ecuador for FAO / INEC

In one of our first jobs in 2018, Ñ Translation Services provided interpreters for a FAO technical visit that met with representatives of  INEC and other institutions of the Ecuadorian government. It is the second time that we have worked with FAO on interpreting. On January 26, 27 and 28, we participated in several meetings, […]

October 10 2017 0comment
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Looking for simultaneous interpreters in Ecuador?

There are many reasons you might need an interpreter when visiting Ecuador. You might need someone to show you around a city instead of a tour guide. You might need help settling in as many retirees do when moving to Quito or Cuenca. You might need someone to help you with paperwork and other dealings […]

October 06 2017 0comment
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Experienced Conference Interpreter in Quito: Marcelo Kohn

Marcelo Kohn is one of the founding partners of Ñ Translation Services. He is a translator and interpreter with more than 17 years of experience as conference in seminars and events of the highest level and as translator of technical texts for multiple companies and NGOs He lived and studied high school in Alaska, USA, […]

October 04 2017 0comment
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How to choose your interpreters in Ecuador

It can be a daunting enterprise to organize an event in a foreign country you know little about. Even if you are familiar with Ecuador, it is difficult to set up an event at a distance. It gets even more complicated if your event requires interpretation. A bad interpreter can ruin your conference, or workshop. […]

April 06 2017 0comment
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Language interpretation for US software company in Ecuador

On December 14 and 15, 2016 we worked in Quito with 2 interpreters for Guidewire Software. This is a company specializing in corporate software solutions. We provided simultaneous interpretation for business meetings with insurance companies in Ecuador. The software company contacted us from abroad and, encouraged by our experience, demonstrated in our  blog, decided to […]

November 25 2016 0comment

Interpretation equipment for beginners: receivers

Our interpretation equipment review In a previous article, we discussed some transmitters and microphones for starting your interpretation kit. In this article we discuss receiver options. Portable is everything Let’s face it, most of us will not be organizing 2000-people events with interpretation right away. For one thing it would be very expensive to do […]

November 20 2016 0comment
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Reviews: Best starter equipment for interpreters – Transmitter

Interpretation Transmitter Review Many of us have been down that path: we’re starting in interpreting and think it’s time we get equipment of our own. We want an easy interpreter starter kit. If you are a beginner  or are not tech-savvy it might be a bit of a problem. Where do I even start looking? […]

November 15 2016 0comment
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English – Spanish interpreter for TOMS visit to Quito, Ecuador

One of the nicest experiences in July of 2016 was to work as an escort interpreter with a group of the TOMS Shoes company who visited Quito, Ecuador. TOMS is an American company that sells shoes and other products like backpacks and even coffee. But what sets TOMS apart is that it is a giving […]

November 09 2016 0comment
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Simultaneous interpretation equipment? Options in Ecuador

In this article we will briefly talk about the equipment used in simultaneous interpretation. Interpretation (sometimes called translation) requires electronic equipment in most cases, with exceptions like whispering. We classify our equipment in two categories: full equipment for conference interpreting and portable equipment for simultaneous interpretation for field visits or small meetings. 1 ) Simultaneous […]