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ROSETTA STONE RECOGNIZED AS INDUSTRY LEADER WITH THREE TABBY AWARDS FOR TOP CONSUMER TABLET APPS

ROSETTA STONE RECOGNIZED AS INDUSTRY LEADER WITH THREE TABBY AWARDS FOR TOP CONSUMER TABLET APPS

Rosetta Course and Fit Brains Trainer Among the Best iPad and Android Tablet Apps of 2014

August 6, 2014 (Arlington, VA) - Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST), the world's leading provider of education technology and language-learning solutions, today announced it has been awarded three Tabby Awards for its language-learning and brain fitness mobile solutions.  The Tabby Awards is the only global competition celebrating the top consumer tablet apps in the market.  The winners were selected by an international panel of independent judges, chaired by Christopher Cunningham, Technology director of the Huge agency in New York. For the first time, a Users' Choice selection was also recognized in each category and these honorees were determined by nearly 100,000 online votes from app users.

"We're proud that both our Rosetta Course and Fit Brains Trainer apps have been recognized as the best of the best in their respective categories," said Nick Macey, Rosetta Stone's Chief Product Officer. "It's certainly an honor to be acknowledged as an industry innovator by the judges, and we're doubly gratified to have won the Users' Choice recognition as well. These awards demonstrate that our mobile apps are being embraced by learners, and that Rosetta Stone solutions are making an impact on people's lives."

Rosetta Stone® was recognized in the following categories as having the best iPad and Android tablet apps in 2014:

  • Overall Winner and Users' Choice  honoree in the Android - Education Category: Rosetta Course®, by Rosetta Stone (United States)
  • Users' Choice honoree in the iPad - Education / Adults, Professionals and General Category: Rosetta Course, by Rosetta Stone (United States)
  • Overall Winner and Users' Choice honoree in the iPad - Health & Fitness Category: Fit Brains Trainer(TM), by Rosetta Stone (United States)

Already the preeminent brand in the language-learning space, Rosetta Stone expanded its presence in the broader education technology industry in 2013 through its acquisitions of literacy company Lexia Learning, language-learning community Livemocha®, and brain-training pioneer Vivity Labs. The company also recently launched a new Rosetta Stone Kids division, which introduced a set of popular language and literacy apps for young children. The company's expansion has bolstered Rosetta Stone's position as an education technology leader in both the Consumer and Enterprise & Education markets.

About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing the way the world learns. The company's innovative technology-driven language, reading and brain fitness solutions are used by thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and millions of individuals around the world. Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning. Today the company offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (such as English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). Since 2013, Rosetta Stone has expanded beyond language and deeper into education-technology with its acquisitions of Livemocha, Lexia Learning, Vivity Labs, and Tell Me More. Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices around the world.
For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com.
"Rosetta Stone" and related trademarks used herein are the property of Rosetta Stone and are used and/or registered in the United States and other countries.

About The Tabby Awards

The Tabby Awards is the only competition acknowledging the best tablet apps worldwide, for both consumers and businesses. For more information, see TabbyAwards.com.

Media Contact:

Michelle Alvarez
malvarez@rosettastone.com
703-387-5862


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