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Rosetta Stone Enterprise Now Offers On-the-Go Coursework Capabilities for Corporate and Government Customers on the iPad
New Mobile Platform Maximizes Organizations' Language-Learning Investments

ARLINGTON, Va., Jun 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST), a leading provider of technology-based language-learning solutions, today announced that its latest innovation, Rosetta Stone(R) TOTALe Companion(TM) HD, an app for the iPad(R) device that supplements and enhances the company's comprehensive language-learning experience, will be available to Rosetta Stone(R) Enterprise TOTALe(R) (pronounced tow-TALLY) customers later this summer.

Rosetta Stone Enterprise TOTALe allows employees to learn at their own pace without a bricks-and-mortar classroom environment. The comprehensive language-learning experience combines the proven Rosetta Course(R) software with Rosetta Studio(R) practice sessions and the Rosetta World(R) online community.

  • Rosetta Course. Where learners develop a foundation of language, build a vocabulary and are encouraged to speak correctly.
  • Rosetta Studio. Where learners sharpen their skills online through live, 50-minute sessions led by tutors who are native speakers.
  • Rosetta World. Where learners connect with others in an online community to explore language through fun games and other inspiring activities.

TOTALe Companion HD provides Enterprise TOTALe learners - including executives and talent in sales, operations, engineering, marketing, and employees who travel frequently for business - an innovative way to enrich their language-learning experience. This app allows Enterprise TOTALe customers to maximize their language-learning investment by extending the solution to the widely popular iPad platform, without any additional IT costs or support. TOTALe Companion HD can be used by employees anywhere their iPad is connected to the Internet, enabling more frequent and consistent usage, thus helping organizations achieve results faster.

"The ability for organizations to provide their employees with language learning on the iPad is a reflection of our commitment to deliver our solutions across multiple devices," said Mike Fulkerson, Chief Technology Officer at Rosetta Stone. "Last year we enhanced our core Enterprise product with interactive services, and now we're expanding that approach by allowing customers to learn a language on the iPad. The convenience of the mobile platform further enhances employee satisfaction and ultimately enables language-learning success."

The new TOTALe Companion HD app is free to Enterprise TOTALe learners, allowing them to

  • Practice speaking, listening and reading using Rosetta Course
  • Experience Rosetta Stone's high-quality speech-recognition technology, available in 20 languages.
  • Utilize a fully-integrated learning experience allowing them to sync what they learn on their iPad with the complete Enterprise TOTALe solution through a web browser on their PC or Mac(R) computer.

Access to TOTALe Companion HD is included in an organization's purchase of Enterprise TOTALe. TOTALe Companion HD can be downloaded from iTunes(R) and the Apple(R) App Storesm. TOTALe Companion HD is offered in 20 languages: Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Korean, Hindi, English (American and British), Dutch, Filipino (Tagalog), French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Latin America and Spain), Swedish, Turkish and Vietnamese. More information is available at RosettaStone.com/Enterprise.

Human-resource professionals can experience Enterprise TOTALe and TOTALe Companion HD firsthand this week at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas (June 26-29).The Rosetta Stone booth is located at Booth 3327.

For more company information please visit pr.RosettaStone.com.

About Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Inc. is changing the way the world learns languages. Rosetta Stone provides interactive solutions that are acclaimed for their speed and power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone. Available in more than 30 languages, Rosetta Stone language-learning solutions are used by schools, organizations and millions of individuals in over 150 countries throughout the world. The company was founded in 1992 on the core beliefs that learning a language should be natural and instinctive and that interactive technology can replicate and activate the immersion method powerfully for learners of any age. The company is based in Arlington, Va., with international offices in the United Kingdom, Korea, Japan and Germany. For more information, visit RosettaStone.com.

"Rosetta Stone," "TOTALe" and other products and services referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks or trademarks of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.

Apple, iPad, App Store and iTunes Store are trademarks of Apple Inc.

SOURCE: Rosetta Stone Inc.

Media:
Rosetta Stone Inc.
Megan Richter, 703-522-9953
mrichter@RosettaStone.com
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Investors:
Elizabeth Corse, 703-522-9970
Investor Relations
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"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Rosetta Stone PR's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.
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