Slow-down request – Sends a message to the active speaker anonymously.
Mute – It is useful for the active interpreter. The standby interpreter is muted by default. Click again to unmute.
Booth – Easily switch the microphone with the booth partner (if the bi-directional booth is enabled). See the status of your booth partner:
- Broadcasting – Active interpreting; only hears source language
- Available – Muted by default; waiting to switch; hears source language & booth partner interpreting
- Offline – waiting to be connected
Mic Switching / Handover – 3 steps:
- Active interpreter – opens Booth icon & clicks partner’s name to Send switch request & awaits partner’s confirmation;
- Standby interpreter – Sees notification on Booth icon & Accept the switch request;
- Active interpreter – finds an appropriate moment to Switch Now. Please note both interpreters should see a red banner that says “Switched” at the bottom of your screen.
Volume – Access to the volume controls & Microphones settings & Audio output
Sign Out – Press to leave the event and go back to the login page.
Interface guide – Launches a quick guide introducing all the VoiceBoxer functionalities for the Interpreter role.
Live support – Opens a private chat with the Voiceboxer staff for technical support.
Event Slides – They will be displayed here if they are uploaded.
Magnifying Glass – The event slides or video fees from the active speaker will go full-screen when pressed.
Your Source – The language you are listening to:
- Default Source = Floor
- For the relay, pivot language is chosen by selecting an alternative language under ‘Source‘.
- Not possible to select the same Your Source and Booth Target.
- Please note other languages are available depending on the event set-up.
Booth Target – The language you are interpreting into:
- Turn on the booth by selecting a Target language.
- The button turns RED = Booth engaged and broadcasting.
- Shared Target: when booth controls are changed by one booth partner, the other sees the change in their interface.
- Hidden rules in Bidirectional booth: Only the active interpreter should control the Booth Target when changing language direction.
Test your mic – This bar should be moving when you speak into your microphone. please note that you will be broadcasting when you are the active interpreter.
The green dot – Shows you are connected as the broadcasting interpreter.
Chat channels – Choose the one you would like to chat with. Your Virtual Booth is opened by Default – the closed chat with booth partner.