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Rosetta Stone's "Learn Languages" Android Tablet App Recognized with 2015 Tabby Award

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ARLINGTON, VA (June 30, 2015) - Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) today announced it has been selected as a recipient of a 2015 Tabby Award for its "Learn Languages" Android Tablet App.  A world leader in technology-based learning solutions, this is the second consecutive year a Rosetta Stone language program has garnered recognition by The Tabby Awards, also receiving two accolades in 2014.  The only global awards for the best tablet-optimized apps and games, this year's competition received over 200 submissions. Rosetta Stone's "Learn Languages" app was selected as the winner in the Android - Education & Reference category. 

"Our company is dedicated to changing people's lives through the power of language and literacy education and we strive each day to deliver the very best products to help them connect and communicate," said Philip Dunne, Vice President of Rosetta Stone's Consumer division. "It's so rewarding to see our programs having a profound impact on people's lives and in the way they learn. We're honored to have our team's work recognized with this award." 

An international panel of app experts chaired by Otto Toth, Chief Technology Officer of The Huffington Post, short-listed the nominations received from 16 countries. The independent panel then selected the Tabby Awards winners in a final judging round. Adobe, Disney, Expedia, Food Network and Yahoo are among the app publishers who were recognized alongside Rosetta Stone in this competition. 

"The competition for this year's Tabby Awards was fierce," said Otto Toth, Chief Technology Officer at The Huffington Post and Chair of the 2015 Tabby Awards' Judging Committee. "The best entries were high quality creative apps that utilized the capabilities and advantages of the tablet size, and those which created an entertaining and engaging user experience for all demographics." 

Rosetta Stone's "Learn Languages" app allows learners to discover 24 new languages on their mobile device anytime, anywhere. The app offers a ubiquitous and connected experience, helping users learn to speak the language of their choice from their very first lesson through the program's renowned proprietary speech recognition technology. Whether learners are current online subscribers or trying Rosetta Stone for the first time, this free app is available for download on all Android and Apple devices. 

Additional information can be found online at TabbyAwards.com.

 

About Rosetta Stone Inc.

Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people's lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company's innovative, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world. 

Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning and is widely recognized today as the industry leader in providing effective language programs. The company's cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, in a corporate setting, or in a personal learning environment. Rosetta Stone is also a leader in the literacy education space, helping millions of students build fundamental reading skills through its Lexia Learning division. Additionally, the company's Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs developed by neuroscientists and award-winning game designers to be fun and help keep your brain sharp.

Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices and operations around the world. For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com. "Rosetta Stone" is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.

 

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Michelle Alvarez

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malvarez@rosettastone.com

 

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