A description of the Interprefy Interface for Interpreters

A platform description to help you interpret on Inteprefy's RSI soft console.

Platform overview

In default view

 

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  1. Logo - The logo of our company but it can be changed to the logo of the client or logo of the event.
  2. Event name - The name of the current event, changes from event to event. 
  3. Role - The interface in use, in this case, the interpreters' interface.
  4. Language Select - opens the language settings dialog to select/change the incoming language channel.
  5. Full-screen - Enter/exit full-screen mode. It hides all other tabs and shows only a larger version of the interpreting platform. 
  6. Restart All Lines - To refresh your connection, when experiencing audio/video issues (will disconnect and reconnect within approx. 3-4 seconds). 
  7. Settings - To select the input audio device or activate keyboard shortcuts:

    8.  Username - Your name, entered during login and how your interpreting partner sees you on the platform.

    9.   Log out - It disconnects you from the platform. This will bring up a confirmation dialogue box: 

Click 'YES' to leave the platform. Closing Chrome will not log you out of the platform.

   10. Channels - Control the flow of audio being sent and received.

   11. Stream controls:

  •  Mic - Turn on/off the microphone.
  • Cough - momentarily pauses the mic

   12. Video - shows the video/screen share being transmitted by the floor.

   13. Handover - To request your interpreting partner to take interpreting over.

   14. Interpreting partner chat - For messages between interpreting partners. Only visible to the interpreters in the same language and the technical support team.

   15. Event chat - For messages from the technical support team, like announcements and requests and replies to floor requests. 

   16. Remote support help chat - For emergencies, communicate directly and privately with a member of the remote support team. Only available if the event has remote support. 

   17. Video stream full-screen - Enter/exit video full-screen mode. Controls are minimized when entering the video full-screen option, as shown below. 

In full-screen video view

When you enlarge the video stream, all platform commands are minimized as follows:

  1. Change feed - To switch between video feeds. Click on it to make that image bigger and make it appear on the main video screen (2).
  2. Main video screen - Shows the video screen/screen share that you find more relevant.
  3. Mic - Red indicates mic is on and you are transmitting sound. 
  4. Log out - It disconnects you from the platform. This will bring up a confirmation dialogue box: 

5. Active speaker display -  Enabled by default. It automatically switches the video feeds to always show the person speaking.

6. Full-screen - Enter/exit video full-screen mode.

7. Cough - To momentarily mute yourself. 

8. Stream controls - A visual indicator of the microphone status.

9. Restart All Lines - Refresh your connection, when experiencing audio/video issues (will disconnect and reconnect within approx. 3-4 seconds). 

10. Open chat -It opens the interpreters', event and remote support help chats. 

11. Split-screen mode - Allows the platform to display 2 video feeds simultaneously.

12. Handover feature - To request a handover NOW.

13. Incoming and Outgoing channels - Control the flow of audio being sent and received.

14. Lower menu bar pinned-unpinned - Hides or shows all the icons on the low menu bar when moving the cursor away. 

In split-screen mode

This screen view allows the platform to display 2 video feeds simultaneously.

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1. Resize video screens - Click and drag this bar to resize the video screens, making one smaller while simultaneously making the other larger.

2. Disable split-screen view - Click to exit this screen view.