Melissa Clark

What is a VI ?

(Video Interpreter)

The Deaf, who we serve, are collectively defining their culture.
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Video Interpreter

a) a person providing American Sign Language -ASL interpreter services via hi-speed broadband internet cyber connections merged with video & audio technologies. (videophone - computer / webcam - audio headsets) Markets for this service include VRS & VRI

b) belonging to an exploited labor force whose value is determined
to be an extremely profitable commodity to the corporate entity when recognizing applied cost to benefit ratios.

c) a seasoned professional with a skillset of providing unique and unparalleled ASL services through the internet facilitating video communication within the confines of a call center environment between hearing and deaf consumers every hour,every minute, every second of every day.

VIU is a group dedicated towards the growing of a collective video interpreter voice . The organization is free to all who want to join.

VIU clarification video

What is a VRS ?
(Video Relay Service)

Sweet 16 (aka "the rest")
and the provider with the monopoly of 85% of the VRS market
Sorenson VRS
VRI languageline

Facts & Access

10 digit numbers
TRS history docket
Disability rights office headlines

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ASL 10 digit number-E911
National Emergency Number Association (NENA)
Dispatch Magazine On-line

Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) VRS-E911 FAQ
Julius Genachowski -chairman (Obama appointee) bio

VI cheat sheet

outsourcing-"white label" call center ad

call center software and more

Ed's Alert
R.I.D Registery of Interpreters
for the Deaf
Deaf Doc
Deaf MD
Medical Interpreting
Deaf 411 Online

Terp Topics
Deaf Newspaper
Deaf Bilingual Coalition
Talk 4 Deaf
Clearview Innovations
National Association of the Deaf