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Every professional association seeks not only to guarantee member performance but also to continually improve professional standards. AIIC is no exception.
AIIC works together with ISO and big employers like the European Commission to establish technical standards for both fixed and mobile interpreting booths.
Professional interpreters are trained to convey ideas, and not words alone. They have to relay the message received in one language into another, remaining true to the original intent, tone, register and meaning
Telephone interpreting may be a flexible and immediate solution to beat the language barrier. But be aware of the many disadvantages inherent in the lack of face-to-face communication.