NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxy, the only online language solution to offer a fully personalized and adaptive English course based exclusively on real-world content, is proud to announce that it has won a Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology category. To learn more about Voxy, please visit www.voxy.com.
This award recognizes Voxy's learning technology, which includes a patented natural language processing tool that enables Voxy to publish new instructional content every day and a flexible approach to language proficiency leveling that allows Voxy's product to be aligned with any other proficiency scale in the world.
"Voxy is honored to be recognized for its best-in-class technology platform and its personalized approach to language learning," said Voxy CEO Paul Gollash. "We are committed to delivering superior learning outcomes to corporations and educational institutions around the world, and our ability to develop innovative technology solutions is central to that mission."
Voxy's patented content processing tool can turn any type of content into an effective English lesson. This is especially beneficial for organizations that want to digitize their existing curriculum, for example, or turn their organizational content—like onboarding materials, company memos or training videos—into educational content on the Voxy platform.
Voxy has also developed technology to map its proficiency scale and Voxy Proficiency Assessment (VPA®) test results to any scale in the world. This is a major breakthrough in testing technology, and allows Voxy to create custom proficiency scales for any partner without sacrificing the pedagogical integrity of the Voxy platform.
"We congratulate our Technology Award winners, and also thank them for leading the way in designing and utilizing technologies that empower organizations to enhance—and in some cases transform—their organizations," said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program.
Entries were evaluated by a panel of independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives based upon the following criteria: the product's breakthrough innovation, unique differentiators, value proposition and overall measurable benefits.
Voxy is a leading web and mobile-based English learning platform that provides personalized language instruction to major educational institutions, corporations and governments in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Voxy's proven approach draws on more than 30 years of academic research on second language acquisition. Every online course combines adaptive learning technology and authentic, real-world content to support learners' unique needs in real time. Voxy launched in 2010 as one of the most disruptive technology startups of the year, and has since been used by millions of learners around the world. It has been recognized for its innovative approach by major media outlets including the New York Times, Forbes, CNN, Veja and Fast Company, and is backed by leading education and technology investors including Rethink Education, ff Venture, Contour Venture Partners and Pearson PLC. Voxy is headquartered in New York City and has an office in São Paulo. To learn more, visit voxy.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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