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Iowa City Arabic/English Interpreter, Translation, and Tutoring Services

When the need arose to have a video transcript typed and translated from Arabic to English, we employed the services of Bashayer Qasim of BQArabic.com. The work was done promptly, accurately, and economically.

Bashayer was very pleasant to work with and provided the professional results we needed.

The project involved transcribing and translating the 3 March 2015 speech delivered by King Abdullah II of Jordan.

Click here to view the video and read the transcriptions.

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Mandarin Chinese Interpreter Needed for March 16

UPDATE:

This position has been filled. Many thanks to all those who responded.

Interpreter Request Details

  • Date: Monday, 16 March 2015
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Oskaloosa, Iowa [Map] — About 90 minutes southwest of Iowa City
  • Request: We’re searching for a Mandarin Chinese interpreter to assist with a real estate transaction.
  • Contact: Please fill out our contact form to submit your complete contact information if you are interested. Please also include some information about your experience.
  • Payment: For payment arrangements, the interpreter will work directly with the company requesting service.

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Instant Language Translation with Google Translate App and Smartphone Camera

The World Lens app by QuestVisual was introduced in 2010 and used a typical smartphone camera to convert printed text in real time. Here’s the video announcing the product:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2OfQdYrHRs]

Google recently integrated the technology in their translate app, so now with a single app you can perform a variety of translation tasks. With the World Lens app, additional languages required an in-app purchase. The Google product will include 36 languages for free.

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Learn More

Here are some resources to learn more about the technology.

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