announced that LiNKS Sign Language and Interpreting Services selected Nefsis
cloud-based video conferencing as the delivery platform for LiNKS Video Remote
Interpreting (VRI) services.
uses videoconferencing technology, equipment, and an Internet connection to
provide foreign language and sign language interpreting services for deaf or
hard-of-hearing individuals through an off-site interpreter, when an on-site
interpreting service is not practical or immediately available.
Nefsis partner, LiNKSSign
Language & Interpreting Services, is offering interpretive services through
HD video conferencing via a cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery
that can be implemented on an as-needed basis, available 24 hours a day, 7 days
a week, and 365 days a year requiring no special equipment.
Prior to cloud computing, high-quality, multipoint video
conferencing in business and court settings necessitated a heavy investment in
infrastructure equipment including video routers, multichannel units, and
Nefsis video conferencing cloud offers HD
quality, security, and affordability for organizations to implement Video
Remote Interpreting at their facilities with expanded reach to virtually any
services can be used in a number of situations including corporate, medical,
educational, governmental, entertainment, conventions, and religious
organizations; whether in recreational settings or complex work environments.
Effective VRI communication can now be accomplished anywhere there is access to
a PC, webcam, and an internet connection,” said Chuck
Scarpaci, director, LiNKS.
Nefsis cloud does all the heavy-lifting, including securing the video
conference with encryption for policy or regulatory compliance. By using LiNKS
and its Video Remote Interpreting services, our clients can be sure that they
are in complete compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all
related situations where an interpreter is required by law,” Scarpaci added.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) adopted new accessible design standards,
which became effective on March 15, 2011. The new
Title III rule involved standards for accessible designs that are consistent
with the ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines.