Brainshark Named Top Video Solution in Best of Elearning! Awards

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile presentations, today announced it has been named the "Best Video Solution" in the annual Best of Elearning! Awards from the Elearning! Media Group. Chosen by readers of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines, Brainshark was honored for superior product innovation and customer satisfaction. Additionally, Brainshark received Award of Excellence distinctions in the "Best Presentation Tool" and "Best Mobile Application" categories.


This year, the Elearning! Media Group received nearly 4,000 nominations from readers over a three-month balloting period. Winners will be featured in December in the "2012 Best of Elearning! Awards" issues of Elearning! and Government Elearning! magazines.

"Given the number of nominations, to earn an Award of Excellence is quite an honor," said Catherine Upton, Elearning! Media Group's publisher. "And, to be named a category winner is a true testament to Brainshark's product and service excellence."

With Brainshark's cloud-based platform, users – regardless of technical expertise – can quickly create high-impact, video-based eLearning and mobile learning (mLearning) content. It's easy for users to add their voice – along with survey and test questions, video clips, attachments and more – to PowerPoints and other documents, to create SCORM- and AICC-compliant online video presentations. Users can share presentations in multiple ways – including through email links, learning management systems, mobile portals, and Brainshark's free iOS and Android apps – as well as track participation, completion and results.

In addition, the company's free SlideShark app – bolstering Brainshark's nomination in the "Best Presentation Tool" category – has become a valued solution for learners and educators/trainers alike. Introduced to the market a year ago, SlideShark lets users view, present and share PowerPoints on the iPad and iPhone, and continues to garner two downloads/minute, 24x7.

"We're thrilled to have our products recognized in the Best of Elearning! Awards – an honor that's especially meaningful to us, since it reflects readers' and customers' voices," said Brainshark CEO Joe Gustafson. "Brainshark makes it easy to capture audience attention through the power of video, and with our mobile apps and solutions, we remain committed to enabling organizations to reach learners conveniently and on-demand – on their device of choice."

About Brainshark, Inc.
Brainshark provides the leading cloud-based solution for creating, sharing and tracking online and mobile video presentations. With Brainshark, businesspeople can easily transform static content such as PowerPoint® documents into voice-enriched video presentations that can be accessed anytime, on-demand. Customers can also obtain extensive viewing details, enabling them to measure the effectiveness of their content and follow up accordingly. Brainshark is also the company behind SlideShark™, the award-winning app for viewing and sharing PowerPoints on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Thousands of companies – including a third of the Fortune 100 – rely on Brainshark to increase the impact and reduce the cost of their sales, marketing, training and HR communications. For more information, visit and


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Brainshark, Inc.


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