Good to Know


…about Interpreting and Interpreting Equipment


“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” (Bernard Shaw, 1856 – 1856)


Mikrophones are an essential part of using conference equipment – by providing good sound to the interpreters and by helping to reinforce the speaker’s voice in the conference room. Different microphones are recommended, depending on the conference format.

In this section you see a selection of the most frequently used microphone types: a hand-held microphone, a tie-clip microphone and a table microphone. Also, so-called neck-collar microphone are in use.



Ansteckmikrofon Krawattenmikrofon

For a conference that typically includes intensive discussions (e.g. supervisory board meetings), table microphones are recommended.

For longer presentations in front of a large audience the speakers will be typically equipped with a neck-collar microphone or a clip-on mikrophone, so that they can move around and use their hands freely. Some speakers prefer a lectern with a fixed microphone.

If the agenda allows for brief discussions after presentations, microphones can be installed in the conference room. As an alternative, hand-held microphones are passed around in the audience.

Conference Consultancy Anna Mantel (Hartmann) will develop the right solution for each and every event – let’s talk about it!

Recordings and More

Apart from the translation services provided by our interpreters in the interpreting boot we provide the whole range of conference-related technical services – one contact point for our customers!

The interpreting equipment can be connected to an existing microphone or sound reinforcement system.

The interpreting equipment can be integrated in show, light and sound installations.

Multilingual telephone or video conferences can be organized in excellent sound and picture quality.

The technician can make original sound recordings and provide the audio material on your preferred data carrier. This is also true for the translation provided. In this case the interpreters would have to assign the exploitation rights to their translation, which is subject to payment of an additional fee.

The range of our services also includes interactive voting systems.

What can we do for you?

Telefonkonferenz oder Videokonferenz
Conference call or video conference
Ein Techniker ist ständig anwesend
Recordings of the original or the interpreters voices