Profile: Rosetta Stone Inc (RST.N)
2 Dec 2016
Rosetta Stone Inc. (Rosetta Stone), incorporated on December 23, 2005, offers personalized language and reading programs. The Company's solutions are used by schools, businesses, government organizations and individuals around the world. The Company's segments include Enterprise & Education, and Consumer. The Enterprise & Education segment derives revenues from sales to educational institutions, corporations and government agencies worldwide. The Consumer segment derives revenue from sales to individuals and retail partners. Its cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, corporate setting, or personal learning environment. Its Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs. The Company offers courses in over 30 languages across a range of formats, including Web-based software subscriptions, digital downloads, mobile applications, and perpetual compact disc (CD) packages.
Enterprise & Education
Rosetta Stone offers a series of technology-based language-learning solutions for schools, businesses and other organizations, and reading and literacy solutions for schools. Rosetta Stone also offers administrator tools for performance monitoring and custom solutions to ensure that organizations achieve desired outcomes. Through its professional services, the Company provides implementation and training services to drive business solutions. It provides Web-based language-learning solutions that are available online. Its core language-learning suite offers courses and practice applications in multiple languages. Rosetta Stone Advantage is available for all proficiency levels in approximately nine languages. Its Advanced English for Business solution serves multinational companies seeking to build their employees' English language proficiency. Its Global Enterprise & Education customers may also purchase audio practice products and live tutoring sessions to enhance the learning experience.
The Company's Lexia Learning suite of subscription-based English literacy-learning and assessment solutions provide systematic, personalized fundamental reading instruction for students of all abilities. These literacy solutions deliver norm-referenced performance data and analysis without interrupting the flow of instruction to administer a test, providing personalized learning experiences that integrate well with teachers in classrooms. Lexia Reading Core5 is available for all abilities from pre-K through grade five. The Company's reading intervention program, Lexia Strategies, is designed for remedial students in grades six and above. Lexia RAPID Assessment is a computer-adaptive screener and diagnostic tool for grades K-12 that identifies and monitors reading and language skills to provide actionable data for instructional planning.
The Company's Enterprise & Education learning programs include a set of administrator tools to measure and track learner progress. Administrators can use these tools to access real-time dynamic reports and identify each learner's strengths and weaknesses. Its Professional services provide customers with access to experienced training, implementation and support resources. Rosetta Stone offers tailored solutions, which include curriculum development, global collaboration programs that combine language education with business culture training, and language courses for mission-critical government programs.
Rosetta Stone also offers a portfolio of technology-based learning products for personal use to the global consumer. Its interactive learning solutions include a portfolio of language-learning, brain fitness and kids' literacy and learning solutions. The Company's mobile applications enable learners to continue their lessons on the go. These applications may be available for download through the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore for Android and the Windows Store. Rosetta Stone provides intuitive, easy-to-use learning programs that are available under a Web-based software subscription and in perpetual formats, including digital download and CD. The Company's beginner to intermediate language-learning products are available in over 30 languages to build fundamental language skills. Its advanced language-learning products are available in approximately nine languages and focus on improving everyday and business language skills. The Company also offers online services to enhance and augment its learners' capabilities. Its Online Tutoring is an online service that provides conversational coaching sessions with native speakers to practice skills.
The Company's Online Games and Activities are online services that provide community for users around the world with games, online chat and other features for language skills. The Company's suite of mobile language-learning applications includes companions to its computer-based language-learning solutions. Its Fit Brains solutions are designed to manage memory, mood, concentration, thinking and problem-solving skills using brain training exercises. The Fit Brains system targets all brain areas, including memory, concentration, speed, visual, language, and problem solving. The brain fitness solutions include a Web-based subscription and several brain training applications that features over 40 scientifically designed brain training games. Rosetta Stone Fit Brains subscription includes performance tracking tools to view training progress and compare performance with others of the same age and gender.
Rosetta Stone Kids mobile applications provide technology-based learning solutions for children that focus on early childhood language and literacy. Rosetta Stone Kids Reading application teaches children aged 3 to 7 how to read using engaging self-paced interactive games and activities that introduce and reinforce core reading skills. Rosetta Stone Kids Reading uses technology focused on phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension. Rosetta Stone Kids Reading includes games and stories, and other fun activities. Fit Brains for Kids Sparky's Adventures offers a cognitive approach to child learning and brain development that provides a collection of brain games for children aged 2 to 8. It also offers Rosetta Stone Kids Lingo Letter Sounds and Rosetta Stone Kids Lingo Word Builder applications for children aged 3 to 6 that provide blended learning solutions to introduce kids to both basic literacy skills and a foreign language.
The Company competes with Benesse Holdings, CBS Corporation, Bertelsmann, Pearson, McGraw-Hill Education, Duolingo, Inc., Fluenz, Busuu Ltd., Lesson Nine GmbH, EF Englishtown, inlingua, Imagine Learning, Transparent Language, Scholastic, Inc., Achieve3000, Scientific Learning, Compass Learning, Renaissance, Istation, Lumosity, Elevate and Posit Science.
Rosetta Stone Inc
1919 N Lynn St Ste 700
ARLINGTON VA 22209-1743