Rosetta Stone, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: RST
Rosetta Stone, Inc. provides technology-based language learning solutions. It develops, markets and sells language learning solutions consisting of software products, online services and audio practice tools under the Rosetta Stone brand. The company's software products are sold on a direct basis and through selected retailers. The firm provides its software applications to customers through the sale of packaged software and online subscriptions. It operates into following segments: North America Consumer, ROW Consumer and Institutional. The company courses are based on proprietary interactive technologies and pedagogical content and utilize a sophisticated sequencing of images, text and sounds to teach a new language without translation or grammar explanation. Rosetta Stone was founded by Allen Stoltzfus and John Fairfield in 1992 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.