SOURCE: Elluminate, Inc.

February 21, 2006 10:12 ET

Elluminate, Inc. Receives Esteemed International Lola Award for 2005

Elluminate Live! Recognized as an Outstanding Web Conferencing and eLearning Product for Its "Multi-Channeled Closed Captioning" Feature

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2006 -- Elluminate, Inc., a leading provider of live eLearning and Web collaboration solutions for the real-time organization, announced today Elluminate Live! is a recipient of a Lola award for 2005. Elluminate Live! is recognized with the "Meaningful New Feature in a Synchronous Product" Lola award for its "Multi-Channeled Closed Captioning" feature. The Lola Awards are internationally renowned for acknowledging outstanding achievement of live online learning events.

"Every year, Lola judges analyze nominated live online learning solutions based on their design, delivery and production value," said John Walber, CEO of LearningTimes, one of the Lola's sponsors. "The awards committee selected Elluminate for a Lola award for their innovative work in making the live online experience accessible to all learners."

The Lola awards recognize outstanding achievement in the design, delivery and production of live online learning programs from across the globe. The categories reflect the diverse range of approaches to using real-time tools for effective teaching, collaboration and community-building online. The "Meaningful New Feature in a Synchronous Product" category recognizes Elluminate Live! "Multi-Channeled Closed Captioning" as the most innovative and unique feature that has improved the live online experience introduced in 2005.

"The Lola Award for 'Meaningful New Feature in a Synchronous Product' is recognition of our dedication to support of the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and continued support to delivering a superior eLearning solution," said Rajeev Arora, vice president, strategy & business development for Elluminate. "The closed captioning capability enables the use of multiple language streams in a single session. This new feature ensures that no user is left behind regardless of location, language barriers or disabilities."

Elluminate is a leading provider of live Web conferencing and eLearning solutions for real-time organizations. Serving corporate and academic sectors, Elluminate ensures the best user experience through superior quality VoIP, communications that are in-sync regardless of connection speed, broad cross-platform support, and advanced yet easy-to-use moderator tools. Elluminate's products create a rich, collaborative environment for live remote training and online meetings, all while delivering lower upfront costs and strong ROI.

About Learning Times

LearningTimes, LLC, designs and produces online learning conferences, communities and events, and provides the platforms, applications and promotional expertise that make them successful. LearningTimes' unique CSTP™ program offers the only low-cost online program to certify educators using synchronous platforms. The LearningTimes Network of over 75 online communities and 130,000 members connects each member institution with other learning-oriented groups and provides unique opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. For more information, contact John Walber at 215-884-7321 or info@learningtimes.net. Visit LearningTimes on the Web at http://www.learningtimes.net, signup for a CSTP course at http://www.learningtimes.net/cert or learn more about the Lolas at http://www.TheLolas.com.

About Elluminate, Inc.

Elluminate, Inc. provides proven, award-winning solutions for real-time online learning and collaboration that enhance the learning experience, increase retention and completion rates, and remove traditional barriers to knowledge. Delivering best-in-class performance, Elluminate features high-quality VoIP, robust interactive functionality for participants and moderators, and unique No User Left Behind technology regardless of platform or Internet connection speed. Elluminate delivers exceptional outcomes with lower Total Cost of Ownership and higher ROI. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Elluminate is the trusted choice of prominent corporate and academic organizations such as ADP, DeVry University, Georgia State University, Johns Hopkins University, PA Department of Education, Sun Microsystems, T-Mobile, and many more. For more information, visit www.elluminate.com.

Elluminate Live! is a trademark of Elluminate, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Brian Bogie/Christina Guilbert
    Schwartz Communications
    781/684-0770
    pr@elluminate.com