Sanako Conference Interpreter Training Technology

Hardware, Software and Online - Blended Learning Conference Interpreter Training Technology


Sanako Conference Interpreter Training Systems

Integrating seamlessly into any existing Sanako Study 1200 Range Languages System or  university network. Simply select the elements required such as hardware, software and online to provide the ultimate in blended learning conference interpreting technology. 


The full function conference interpreting suites combines traditional hardware technology within the suite for real world experience and the software element allows intuitive and often automated use by the tutor. The software to different parts of the network for various activities and of course on line with Sanako Connect, which has proven very popular with Languages Centres, UWLP and Interpreting Departments. Often the Sanako Study 1200 Language Centre is used initially for interpreting before students graduate to the full hardware systems.

Any Combination of Hardware, Software and Online

The flexibility of the unique Sanako software modules enable any variation or specification. You may require laptops, tablets to be used. Alternatively computers only to be available in the single or double interpreting booths, whilst the delegates conference table remains as clear as possible. This popular method of deployment simulates many professional conferences which take place around the world.

When incorporate with the Sanako Connect online module activities can also range from embedding files and YouTube URLs to live instant feedback on pronunciation or video dubbing.


Often integrated with various touch screen devices, computers or laptops, the interpreting positions have access to the conference itself and all kinds of external media as permitted by the university. As with the total hardware and software solution, when integrated with the advanced Sanako software, various additional activities such as video pairing and remote simultaneous and consecutive interpreting exercises can be performed by students along with various other activities such as audio and video subtitling of pre-prepared materials. Alternatively, students can create their own.

The Software Only Conference Interpreting System

Whilst most universities already use the Sanako Study 1200  system within their Languages Departments, it is not uncommon that these systems are also used for conference interpreter training as well as UWLP and modern languages lessons.

With the latest software-only Interpreting systems any room can quickly become an additional conferencing suite by simply using laptops/tablets. This new Conference Interpreting Module allows delegates and interpreters to literally walk in with their laptop and walk away with their work for later revision. This is a great starting point for interpreting students as they progress to the full hardware system.

This advanced module offers full functionality of conference interpreting systems but in a software format making it both cost effective and flexible. For example, there is no reason why multiple conferences cannot take place in the same room simultaneously. The tutor can randomly select the amount of delegates and interpreters involved at the touch of a button. Delegates can randomly select the interpreter of their choice and move around the conference at will, ensuring full and flexible engagement with the debate. The video pairing option adds an extra dimension to the conference

These wireless and roaming systems are becoming far more common in the 'blue chip' rental market due to their ease of use, cost, flexibility and ease of deployment which takes hours rather than days. The user has the option of selecting either goose neck microphones or noise cancelling professional headsets via a USB port.

Taking Interpreting On Line with Sanako Connect


In all of the above options, the advanced the advanced Sanako Connect module can be added to allows tutors and students to continue their learning on line. With live audio interaction all recordings are collected as two track to meet professional requirements. This case study explains how the university of Leeds immediately switched to using Sanako Connect when it was needed.

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