• Elisa Nuevo Vallín

5 Must Have apps that a Sign Language Interpreter should download

Updated: Mar 18


Do you remember what life was like before we had the ability to manage our work and personal lives with the swipe of a finger? If you belong to the Millennials generation; probably no!

Well, we have to reckon that some apps are able to make our life easier, helps us focus on the work, and make us more efficient.

If you are a Sign Language Interpreter you have a keen sense that time is your most valuable asset, so keep reading; we want to show you 5 Must-Have apps that you should download now:

1. Google Maps

Navigate your world faster and easier.

With this app you can rely on for real-time GPS navigation, traffic, public transport and details about millions of businesses.

Cost: Free

Available for: Android and iOS

Download here for Android

Download here for iOS

2. Leave Now — Departure Notifications, Right On Time

Leave Now will send an alert, which calculates for traffic delays,

to your iOS device telling you exactly when to leave to be on time.

Cost: Free

Available for: iOS

Download here

3. Glide, ooVoo or Skype

  • Glide is the better match of technology and sign language

interpreter. Glide lets you talk to your fiends either individually or as a group. Glide facilitates video texting. This is a really cool concept that lets you send your friends video messages that can either be viewed live or later.

Cost: Free

Available for: App store, Google Play, Microsoft Store

Info: http://www.glide.me/

  • ooVoo does group video chat (with up to 12 people), leave

video messages up to five minutes long or share files, chat, share your screen or consume content together, among other things.

Cost: Free

Available for: PC, Mac, Android and iOS

Downloads: https://www.oovoo.com/download-oovoo

  • Skype has WiFi capability, allowing you to get online anywhere there’s a hotspot using Skype credits, paying only what you use, also can import contacts from mail servers, your phone’s contact lists, Facebook and instant messages.

Cost: Free

Available for: PC, Mac, Android and iOS

Downloads: https://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-computer/

4. Uber

One tap and a car comes directly to you. Hop in—your driver knows exactly where to go. And when you get there, just step out. Payment is completely cashless.

Forget about the high price of urban parking,

Cost: Free

Available for: Android and iOS

Download here for Android

Download here for iOS

5. Spread Signs

Stuck for a sign? Open this app and get into the world’s largest sign language dictionary with over 300 000 signs: American, Czech, British, Estonian, French, German, Austrian, Italian, Japanese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish sign language.

Cost: Free

Available for: Android and iOS

Download here for Android

Download here for iOS

Is there any other app that you consider useful?

Let me know on a comment and if this information could be interesting for someone, don't hesitate to share it! :)

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