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What is simultaneous interpreting ?

Interpreting while the delegate is speaking.

The interpreter works in a soundproofed booth with at least one colleague. The speaker in the meeting room speaks into a microphone, the interpreter receives the sound through a headset and renders the message into a microphone almost simultaneously. The delegate in the meeting room selects the relevant channel to hear the interpretation in the language of his/her choice.

There are many different possible configurations of languages or language regimes.