In order to better support all members of our community, the school is piloting the use of live translation services for Overlake's Parent and Guardian Association (PGA) meetings. Based on the feedback from our community, we have selected Simplified Chinese (PRC) as the first language that will be tested. Audience members can expect to see auto-generated closed captions in Simplified Chinese presented on-screen as speakers are speaking during events. If you want to be sure that this functionality is offered at an upcoming event, please contact the event organizer as indicated in the Veracross Portals Calendars. Meetings will be recorded with translation and slides made available after the fact. Recordings will not include video of the presenter(s).
Guidance for Presenters Offering Live Translation
To support this for the community, please use Microsoft Translator in Powerpoint. This built-in feature allows for real-time translation to occur in subtitles. Please note that in order for this feature to work best you must:
- Speak with a clear and deliberate voice.
- Use a Microphone
- Avoid or eliminate background noise
- Have a fast and reliable internet connection
If you run into any issues setting this feature up or need to use case guidance from the ILT team, feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com and we will further assist you.