Early history of simultaneous interpretation equipment
Simultaneous interpretation was used prior to the Nuremberg Trial, although information is contradictory and incomplete.
There are many references to simultaneous interpretation being used well before its “official” birthdate – the Nuremberg Trial. The information available, however, is incomplete, inconsistent and often contradictory. Let’s try to summarize the situation, establish a clear timeline and clarify some common misconceptions.
More information: http://aiic.net/page/6625/early-history-of-simultaneous-interpretation-equipment/lang/1