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Keri K. Robinson
PR & Marketing Communication Manager
Language Services Associates, Inc. (LSA)
(215) 259-7000 x55356

Language Services Associates Launches New Video Remote Interpreting Platform for Foreign Language & American Sign Language Support

Horsham, Pa. (January 21, 2011) Language Services Associates, Inc. (LSA), a global language service provider offering a full suite of multicultural solutions, is excited to announce the launch of its new Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) platform for foreign language and American Sign Language (ASL) support.  With this new system, clients will benefit from improved sound and picture quality, ensuring remote interpretation sessions run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.  Live monitoring of the call queue, real-time reporting metrics, secure and HIPAA compliant software and the ability to request preferred Interpreters are just some of the many features of LSA’s new VRI platform.

LSA is also proud to announce the opening of its fully-equipped video conferencing center.  This much-anticipated 1,700 square foot facility is located at the company’s Horsham, PA headquarters and is staffed around-the-clock with experienced Interpreters who are ready to assist clients with all of their remote interpretation needs.

“As a leading VRI service provider for the past three years, we’re extremely pleased and excited to announce the availability of our new and improved platform for foreign language and ASL remote interpretation support,” said Starla Keith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, LSA.  “We look forward to making even more enhancements to our current VRI system in the coming months.”

LSA’s VRI service is the industry’s most advanced, comprehensive solution for clear, real-time, video communication with qualified and professional Interpreters.  Recommended applications for VRI include medical emergencies, clinical settings, physical therapy appointments, court proceedings, depositions, conferences, educational sessions, impromptu meetings, government services and wherever on demand interpretation is a necessity.  The company currently provides VRI services in Spanish and ASL, with more languages being added in the near future.  Video remote interpretation ensures compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

For more information on LSA’s new VRI platform, please visit https://lsa-inc.azurewebsites.net/video-remote-interpreting.php.

About Language Services Associates
Since 1991, Language Services Associates, Inc. (LSA) has been facilitating foreign language communication and eliminating multicultural communication barriers across a variety of settings and industry segments, including healthcare, government, financial services, manufacturing, education and publishing. Founded by Laura K. T. Schriver, who still holds the title of President and CEO, LSA promises to deliver innovative language-based solutions and exceptional customer service support.  The company has quickly become one of the fastest-growing language service providers in the world with a growth rate of 164 percent in the past three years.

LSA is proud to offer all encompassing language and cultural services, including Translation and Localization, Interpreting by Telephone (IBT), Face-to-Face Interpreting, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), American Sign Language (ASL) and Intercultural Consulting.  The company recently launched INTERPRETALK® Mobile, a telephonic interpretation app for the iPhone and Android devices.

For more information on LSA, please call (800) 305-9673 or visit www.lsaweb.com.  You may also follow LSA on Twitter and fan LSA on Facebook.