Leading Language-Learning Solution Honored with Awards Including 2009 CODiE Corporate Achievement Award
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 19, 2009--
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST), a leading provider of technology-based
language-learning solutions, announced today that Rosetta Stone has
received five awards in the last month recognizing the company’s
interactive program, innovation and leadership. Among the awards
received by Rosetta Stone are the CODiE Corporate Achievement Award,
Shenandoah Valley Technology Council’s High Tech Company Award, The
National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval, iParenting Media’s
Excellent Product of 2009 and Children’s Technology Review Editor’s
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) recognized
Rosetta Stone with the CODiE Corporate Achievement Award, which honors
the company that demonstrated extraordinary innovation and leadership,
and excelled in supporting the growth of the information technology
industry in 2008. The CODiE Awards program is the only peer-recognized
awards program of its kind to celebrate outstanding achievement and
vision in the software, digital information, and education technology
industries. Rosetta Stone was previously honored with two CODiE Awards
in 2008 for Best Corporate Learning Solution and Best Instructional
Solution in Other Curriculum Areas.
Rosetta Stone was also named the 2009 High Tech Company by the
Shenandoah Valley Technology Council (SVTC). Each year the SVTC
recognizes and celebrates the achievements of technology firms and
organizations in the Shenandoah Valley. The High Tech Company Award
honors the company whose growth, accomplishments or prospects represent
a significant technological contribution to the region.
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by these organizations and
receive these awards,” said Tom Adams, CEO of Rosetta Stone. “We’re
thrilled that both our company and our innovative and immersive
language-learning solution are being honored for helping to change the
way the world learns languages.”
The Rosetta Stone solution has also been honored by The National
Parenting Center, iParenting Media and the Children’s Technology Review.
Rosetta Stone Personal Edition Version 3 received The National Parenting
Center (TNPC) Seal of Approval. The product was recognized by parents
and children as one the most innovative and useful products for language
learning. From educational and entertainment products and equipment to
travel destinations, the consumer oriented testing process solicits
evaluations from parents and their children.
Rosetta Stone Version 3 Personal Edition was named an iParenting Media
Excellent Product of 2009 in the Software category. iParenting.com, an
online community for parents and parents-to-be, evaluates and tests
products and services and honors the best in the marketplace. Italian
Level 1 of Rosetta Stone Version 3 Personal Edition received the
Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award, which is given to
the highest quality children’s products in the interactive media
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The Rosetta Stone Approach to Language
With its proven method, innovative and versatile instruction, and
clever, easy-to-use program, Rosetta Stone creates an effective and
engaging learning environment. Language learners develop everyday
proficiency naturally, the same way people learn their first language.
The Rosetta Stone Dynamic Immersion® method immediately teaches learners
to think in a new language by connecting words with vivid imagery in
real-life contexts to convey meaning. Learners become proficient in
understanding the new language by deriving meaning from relevant context
and through exposure to native speakers. They acquire reading and
writing skills by associating letters and words with their new sound and
meanings, and life-like simulations provide the context learners need to
produce completely new language. In addition, learners are tested on new
language knowledge at optimal intervals to ensure efficient retention,
and instant feedback is provided within a carefully sequenced structure
to ensure learning success.
About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. is changing the way the world learns languages.
Rosetta Stone offers an interactive solution that is acclaimed for its
speed and power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in
everyone. Available in more than 30 languages, the Rosetta Stone
language-learning solution is 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. For more information,
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