Microlink and SignVideo announce corporate partnership
Microlink and SignVideo have joined forces to provide Microlink’s corporate clients the opportunity to reach out to their BSL customers via a live video relay service. BSL interpreters are available over webcams in real time.
This exciting service revolutionises the way in which BSL users are connecting and communicating with their providers.
Microlink is continuously expanding its services in order to provide their clients with the latest technology to engage more and more potential customers, keeping its focus on creating an inclusive society that is beneficial for all.
Microlink are the leaders in the field of Assistive Technology. We have enabled over a quarter of a million people with health conditions to succeed in education and employment.
We stock the largest range of technology & tools in the UK. Our workplace adjustment service – MiCase is embraced as best practice for some of the largest corporations in the country.
From Dyslexia to Arthritis, to visual & hearing losses, whatever the condition, Microlink can assess, advise, supply, train and support anyone looking to break down a barrier caused by their conditions.
Microlink consults at government level, wins numerous awards for its dedication, and sources the latest technology to deliver a service to their customers that’s second to none.
Our vision is to create an inclusive society which embraces diversity and releases potential to advance humanity.
SignVideo provides British Sign Language (BSL) video interpreting services to enable communication between the community of over 150,000 deaf BSL users in the UK and hearing people.
The service allows users to make and receive BSL interpreted video calls so that they can effectively and effortlessly communicate with each other. This happens through a professional video interpreter who relays the call between BSL and English and the service is available instantly on tablets, smartphones, computers and laptops via apps and software.
Born in 2004, SignVideo is led by Jeff McWhinney, a well-known deaf entrepreneur who fights tirelessly for equality of the deaf and hearing community. Today, SignVideo, a predominantly deaf-led organisation, provides their service to the government, NHS, councils, UK banks, telecommunications providers, helplines and many other types of organisations.