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Edmark products win two 1995 NewMedia INVISION Awards.

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 25, 1995--Distinguished from a record number of entries, two educational software programs from Edmark Corp. won 1995 NewMedia INVISION Awards.

Thinkin' Things Collection 2(TM) received the Gold Award for Best Elementary Education Program for Children and Imagination Express(TM) received the Silver Award also for Best Elementary Education Program for Children. This is the second year in a row that products from Edmark have received top honors in this category.

The NewMedia INVISION Awards, a presentation of NewMedia Magazine, honor the finest accomplishments in multimedia. A panel of journalists, creative directors, multimedia designers and industry experts hand-picked the award winners. The honors were presented at COMDEX/Spring '95 on April 24 in Atlanta.

"We're proud to be honored with these prestigious awards for the second year in a row," said Sally Narodick, Edmark CEO. "The credit belongs to the whole Edmark team, who work hard to create, develop, and bring these high-quality educational software products to life. We look forward to continuing our development of new interactive software that challenges kids to learn and grow while having fun."

Thinkin' Things Collection 2, is the second product in Edmark's Thinkin' Things line to win a NewMedia INVISION Award for Best Elementary Education Program. In 1994, Thinking' Things Collection 1(TM) won the NewMedia INVISION Silver Award. Both programs are designed to build kids' thinking skills. Thinkin' Things Collection 2, geared toward children ages 6 to 12, offers five challenging and fun activities that strengthen auditory and visual memory, creativity, visual thinking and problem solving skills. It is available for both Windows(R) and Macintosh(R) computers on CD-ROM for approximately $40.

Imagination Express, Silver Award winner in the Best Elementary Education Program category, is a series of interactive CD-ROM story making programs for kids ages 6 to 12. The series currently includes Destination: Castle and Destination: Neighborhood. Destination: Rain Forest, the newest product in the series, will join the family in May. Each program contains richly illustrated backgrounds, hundreds of character and object "stickers," animation, video clips, music, sound, and educational tips. Kids create scenes, then add text, music, dialogue and/or narration to tell stories cast in familiar and far-away settings. Stories can be played back on-screen, or printed and shared. Each Imagination Express Destination is available on CD-ROM for both Windows and Macintosh computers for approximately $35.

Edmark Corp., located in Redmond, Wash., is a publisher of educational software and materials, with 25 years of experience applying proven educational concepts to the development of educational products for children. The company develops products for both the consumer and education markets, including its award-winning line of educational software: "KidDesk(R)," "KidDesk Family Edition(TM)," "Millie's Math House(R)," "Bailey's Book House(R)," "Sammy's Science House(TM)," "Thinkin' Things Collection 1," "Thinkin' Things Collection 2" and "Imagination Express."

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Edmark, the Edmark logo, Millie's Math House, Bailey's Book House and KidDesk are registered trademarks of Edmark Corp. Sammy's Science House, Thinking' Things Collection 1, Thinkin' Things Collection 2, KidDesk Family Edition, and Imagination Express are trademarks of Edmark Corp. Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Computer. IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines. MS-DOS and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

CONTACT: Edmark Corp., Redmond, Wash.

Amy Gutmann, 206/556-8825
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