Services

Spoken Language Interpretation Services

Ad Astra’s spoken language interpreters deliver accurate and consistent linguistic services in more than 250 spoken languages and dialects. Our rigorous screening process ensures that interpreters meet our strict professional standards. We provide ethical, qualified, and certified interpreters who are culturally sensitive to facilitate accurate communication in virtually any language and any setting. With 5,000+screened, qualified interpreters nationwide, Ad Astra performs 24x7x365 services that includes rush and emergency requests.
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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Ad Astra provides comprehensive language services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, including American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, Oral Transliteration, Tactile, Close-Vision, Cued Speech, and Certified Deaf Interpreting. Our highly-qualified sign language interpreters are certified by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and fully versed in the cultural and other unique needs that face the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. We pride ourselves in recognizing, serving, and even advocating for all members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing population, providing equal communications access support on a 24x7x365 basis nationwide.
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Communication Access Real-Time (CART) Services

Ad Astra delivers both on-site and remote CART services to enable instantaneous access to transcription of full spoken conversations. Certified by the National Court Reporter Association (NCRA), our CART providers use leading technology to enable participants to read speech-to-text transcription on-site or remotely via secure streaming to any computer or mobile device. Our large pool of skilled CART professionals provides fast and accurate transcriptions, including capturing all of the “sound” environment, tones, and other verbal cues to ensure full understanding of spoken conversations.
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Over-the-Phone Interpreting (OPI) Services

Ad Astra ensures connectivity within seconds for instant and continuously available over-the-phone interpretation support in more than 300 languages and dialects. Users can access our skilled and qualified telephonic interpreters simply by calling a designated, toll-free 800 phone number; using a web app on a mobile phone or tablet; or clicking on a button on our designated website. Our courteous interpreters are well-versed in subject-specific terminologies, such as medicine, law, and social services, and create the optimal telephone interpreter experience to aid communication between speakers of different languages. Our interpreters are available at a moment’s notice on a 24x7x365 basis and do not require prior scheduling.
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Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Services

Ad Astra provides remote spoken and signed language interpretation services in more than 200 spoken languages and dialects by video. Within seconds of accessing our services through a website or web app on a mobile phone or tablet, users can connect to our skilled and qualified interpreters, who are well-versed in subject-specific terminologies (e.g., medicine, law, and social services) and interpreter ethics. Our experienced interpreters are available at a moment’s notice on a 24x7x365 basis and create the optimal video interpreter experience to aid communication between speakers of different languages.
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Translation Services

Ad Astra provides written translation of documents of any length, subject matter, and complexity in 200+ languages, ensuring nothing gets lost in translation. As a member of the American Translators Association (ATA), Ad Astra’s translation team is comprised of translators, proofreaders, and editors who possess native fluency and cross-cultural knowledge to render translations with accuracy to context and fidelity to style. With thousands of screened, qualified translators, Ad Astra performs 24x7x365 services that includes rush and high-volume requests. We leverage strict quality control standards, Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) tools, and an industry leading translation management platform that ensures full data security of all client information.
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Transcription Services

Ad Astra ensures highly accurate, secure, and on-demand transcriptions tailored to client needs. Our large pool of vetted transcriptionists reliably delivers transcriptions in all subject matters (e.g., legal, medical, technical, etc.) with fast turnaround times. We offer high-volume speech-to-text transcriptions that meet specific project requirements, timeframes, formats, or styles. Ad Astra also offers transcription services in foreign languages that incorporate our transcriptionists expert understanding of accents and regional speech patterns, colloquialisms, and slang.
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Localization and Intercultural Media Services

Ad Astra offers localization services that adapt content to local linguistic, physical, business, cultural, and technical needs. More than just idiomatic translation of a website or media source into the target language, localization involves globalization of the content to a particular target language, culture, demographic, and geography. Ad Astra localizes websites and audiovisual/multimedia materials into any language. Our intercultural media conversion services include transcription, voice-overs, subtitling, multi-lingual recording, and converting to international formats.
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