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“The possibility of communicating linguistically is simply the basis of social work. Without them, no conversations, understanding and no relationship between client and counsellor are possible. And sometimes it has to be really fast. It is therefore gratifying that there is now the opportunity to reach professional interpreters so quickly and uncomplicatedly. The video interpreting system is useful both in the case of crises in the women’s shelter and for the clarification of emergency calls due to its rapid availability. Our multilingual work routine has become a bit easier.”

Andrea Brem, Managing Director

Project Info

Germany’s first refugee vaccination vehicle – the Medibus – launched in Berlin in November 2016. The doctor’s office on wheels is not only medically equipped, but also technically equipped with video interpreting. The project was initiated by Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin in cooperation with Cisco, Avodaq, Deutsche Bahn and SAVD video interpreting.

Video interpreting

  • Since: November 2016
  • Hardware used: Cisco DX80
  • Infrastructure: LAN