LanguageLine Solutions(R) Launches Live Interpreting App

Don't Depend on a Machine to Speak for You

Monterey, California, UNITED STATES

MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LanguageLine Solutions, the global leader in innovative language solutions announced the launch of the Personal InterpreterSM app, a powerful communication tool for the iPhone. Available in the App Store, the free app provides one touch access to live, trained, professional interpreters in more than 200 languages, any day at any time. With simple and intuitive navigation, Personal Interpreter opens up a world of communication for business and personal use when conversing in limited English proficient or non-English speaking situations.

"Now, with Personal Interpreter, we have made our team of more than 6,000 highly qualified interpreters available to everyone," said Dave Bethea, Vice President of Sales Operations and Marketing. "Providing on-demand language interpreting has been our business for more than 30 years.  Now, it's more accessible than ever."

In just about any situation, anywhere you are, when you need language assistance, the Personal Interpreter app enables users to overcome language barriers quickly. In just seconds, connect with a live professional interpreter to assist in communicating with non-English speakers, on-the-spot, in business and personal circumstances.   "We solve your communication problems instantly!  Every day we assist people in business negotiations and help close sales with global business partners," Bethea noted.  "The personal uses are no less amazing. Our interpreters can facilitate understanding in doctor's offices, retail stores, and when dialing overseas. We also provide a vital communication link for travelers, especially those in emergency or medical situations."

The interactive app's "My Phrases" offers more than 300 helpful audio phrases in 10 languages, at no charge.  Simply choose a language, an expression, and touch "Hear It!" The phrase appears on the screen in English and the chosen language and is spoken audibly.  Now you can ask questions, breeze through Customs, comfortably order in a restaurant, and request a towel at the pool, all in-language.

The app is easy to use on an iPhone with any cellular service, in the U.S. and abroad. Users simply download the app, and set up an account to bill a credit card for hassle free payment, just pay-as-you-go, no contract, no cancellation fees, and no monthly fees.  To download the app to your iPhone, visit the App Store and search for Personal Interpreter. For more information, please contact us today at 800.752.6096, Option 2, or Or visit the LanguageLine Solutions website.

About LanguageLine Solutions®

LanguageLine Solutions, the global leader in innovative language access solutions for more than 31 years, provides the highest quality over-the-phone, LanguageUC® video remote, and onsite interpreting, translation and localization, as well as bilingual and interpreter training and assessment.  Trusted by more than 25,000 clients to enable their communication and enhance their relationships with the growing limited English proficient and the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing populations, we provide the industry's most dependable access to highly trained and professional interpreters and translators in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.  LanguageLine Solutions facilitates 23,000,000 calls every year, that's a new human connection every 1.5 seconds.

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