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CVI's collection of mobile device mounts, holders, stands & portable backdrops is AV Apparatus. Our newly developed scheme for interpreting in signed and spoken languages is Interpretation Design.

  We welcome you to explore both of our divisions and will be pleased to respond to your questions and comments.

.CVI  STUDIO Video Backdrop


- For professional, studio-quality video creation and video communication

- Goes anywhere in your office or home without disturbing furniture,, materials, walls and people. 

- Set-up and take-down in two minutes; stores compactly in a corner    

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- 58" x 58" Royal Blue matte durable fabric   

- Telescoping microphone stand with tripod that goes up to 63"

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$185 plus shipping (ground - $20-$35); Call or email to order!

  Works great with all video platforms.

VRI and VRS Interpreting

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Steve Frank brings over a decade of experience in video interpreting and program management. He created and ran a VRI program that innovated new methods. Steve's program made many firsts by interpreting remotely for webinars, IRS taxpayer assistance and workshops in Canada and Guam.        

"Steve lives and breathes this stuff."

AV Apparatus

SITUATE                   STUDIO

     Mobile Device Positioning & Holding System           Portable & Fixed Video Backdrops    

  CVI SITUATE for Presentations; Presenter using stands for iPad, iPhone and Surface at the Tech Breakfast

More AV Apparatus photos - TBD

Tablet Mounts and Stands for Virtual Learning


Voice Control Demos

      CVI Voice Control Guide: NY Times Crossword - Mini  

 Crossword Demonstration

Webinar Details

Free 1-1 Training




AV Apparatus (AVA) and Interpretation Design (ID) offerings are  intended primarily for Business-to-Business volume sales.  AVA has dozens of components and thousands of solutions depending on dimensions, colors, finish, configurations and function. We want you to receive precisely what you need!

Most apparatus orders take 10-14 days, though we encourage you to inquire in case we can accommodate your urgent time frame. 

ID offers services related to the adoption and implementation of ID, e.g. presenting, consulting, training, interpreting, operational support and program design, evaluation and revision.

Interpretation Design

for English to American Sign Language

   in schools, colleges, workplaces, seminars, cultural performances and houses of worship

CVI Blended Interpreting

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 .                 Presentations & Papers (click titles to view)

1. 2022 RID Region III Receiving and Incorporating Visual Information in English-ASL Interpreting

2. 2019 RID National Conference Receiving and Incorporating Visual Information in English-ASL Interpreting here and here

3. 2019 Mt. Aloysius Student-Run Interpreting Conference Interpretation Design

4. Proximal Video Interpreting: Description & Case Study

5. NBDA  2017  Blended  Interpreting:  Charge  & Choice

6. PCRID Workshop: Dynamic Positioning & Visual Field

7. Blended Interpreting; Critical Link; Edinburgh, Scotland

        8. InterpretAmerica 5: CVI Video Remote Interpreting 2.0

    Contact Information

Please contact us to discuss your needs.

Steve Frank                            (410) 491-9172 cell/text 

Clear View Innovations  
61 Penny Lane               
Baltimore, MD 21209               Skype: cvigear

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Mission:  To innovate and provide breakthrough products and services that support  efficiency, productivity, health, safety, communication and enjoyment in life's endeavors - worldwide.

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  History: Steve Frank founded Clear View Innovations (CVI)  in 1998. CVI's  first product was the  "Interpreter Mirror" -- a professional tool for sign language interpreters in the 21st c.the function of the Interpreter Mirror is being performed by the "Video Visual Feed."

Clear View Innovations

 Profile: CVI has created and introduced over 20 new products and services that mainstream consumer, business, educational,  governmental, an corporate andorganizations find unique and critical for their operations. CVI's expertise is in the areas of device apparatus, video and interpreting.

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