Innovative app utilizes the latest technology to deliver live, online
coaching sessions anywhere, anytime
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2012--
Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST), the leading provider of technology-based
language-learning solutions, has introduced a new iPad application that
brings the live, online tutorial features of Rosetta Stone TOTALe Studio
HD to Apple users on the go. Delivering superior audio and visual
components, TOTALe Studio HD allows language-learners to take advantage
of the full Rosetta Stone experience from the convenience of their iPads.
The TOTALe Studio HD app, available for the iPad 2 or newer, is an ideal
supplement to the core Rosetta Stone software, providing a platform for
users to engage in both content and conversation. With TOTALe Studio HD,
up to four learners can sharpen their skills through live, 50-minute
sessions led by native-speaking tutors in a fun and interactive
environment. The personal interface enables tutors to directly help
participants overcome any barriers they may experience and keep them
moving toward greater language proficiency.
“TOTALe Studio HD is an extraordinary new development in language
learning, and we’re proud to make it fully available to iPad users,”
said Christopher Spiller, Vice President of Product Development at
Rosetta Stone. “Subscribers can now converse with real, native coaches
whenever they want and wherever they are. Accessing Studio HD is a
terrific way to build confidence and accelerate the language-learning
Rosetta Stone TOTALe Studio HD can be downloaded from the iTunes store,
and is available in Apple App Stores in every primary market in the
world, including the United States, United Kingdom, Austria, Ireland,
Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan and Korea. With an
active TOTALe subscription, learners can access the TOTALe Studio HD
application and participate in live coaching sessions anywhere with a
working Internet connection and headphones or ear-buds. Limited access
to TOTALe Studio HD is included with the purchase of Rosetta Stone
TOTALe. After an introductory period, learners are encouraged to
continue using TOTALe Studio HD through a flexible, extended
subscription plan available from Rosetta Stone.
The complete Rosetta Stone TOTALe solution includes:
Rosetta Course® The award-winning self-study software, complete
with proprietary speech-recognition technology, enables students to
learn to speak, understand, read and write—all without translation or
Rosetta Studio® Studio Coaches who are native speakers of the
new language converse with students directly and facilitate live,
interactive conversations in an online environment with other students
at the same level.
Rosetta World®. Students practice their new language online
using interactive games and stories that are designed for their
learning level. These activities build confidence, increase interest
and add valuable reinforcement to language learned in Rosetta Course
TOTALe Course™ HD, TOTALe Studio™ HD, TOTALe Companion™ and Audio
Companion®. Students can continue building their language skills
with innovative mobile applications built for iPad®, iPhone®, iPod
touch® and select Android™ devices, or they can review on the go with
Audio Companion for MP3 players.
For more information, visit RosettaStone.com
About Rosetta Stone Inc.
Rosetta Stone Inc. provides cutting-edge interactive technology that is
changing the way the world learns languages. The company’s proprietary
learning techniques—acclaimed for their power to unlock the natural
language-learning ability in everyone—are used by schools, businesses,
government organizations and millions of individuals around the world.
Rosetta Stone offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly
spoken (like English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent
(including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). The company was founded in
1992 on the core beliefs that learning to speak a language should be a
natural and instinctive process, and that interactive technology can
activate the language immersion method powerfully for learners of any
age. Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA., and has offices in
Harrisonburg, VA, Boulder, CO, Tokyo, Seoul, London, and Sao Paulo.
Source: Rosetta Stone Inc.
Rosetta Stone Inc.
Director, Global Communications
Steve Somers, CFA
Vice President, Investor