SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lumosity today launched its first iPad app, expanding its mobile presence following the June 2013 re-launch of its iPhone app, featuring a completely updated user interface and mobile experience for its leading cognitive training program. Lumosity’s mobile apps have been downloaded 20 million times overall, and the refreshed iPhone app has boosted ongoing mobile user engagement rates 250 percent over the previous mobile version.
In the past month alone, the new Lumosity iPhone app has been downloaded more than two million times and over 35 million mobile brain games have been played. The new Lumosity mobile app is currently the No. 1 app in the Education category of the U.S. iTunes App Store, and has reached No. 1 in the Education category in nearly 40 countries worldwide.
“Lumosity is like a gym for your brain, and to ensure that our users get the most benefit from the program, we’ve created a mobile experience that makes it convenient and fun to work out your brain from anywhere and at any time,” said Kunal Sarkar, CEO of Lumosity. “We’re committed to encouraging healthy habit formation and lifelong brain health, and mobile brain training is integral in helping us reach that goal.”
Lumosity’s iPhone and iPad apps include a personalized brain training experience, daily brain game recommendations, a performance and progress tracking system, training reminders, and personal best game score comparisons – all with an improved user experience, new artwork and sound work.
In addition to the U.S., Lumosity’s iPhone mobile app has reached No. 1 in the Education category in the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Botswana, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Egypt, Guyana, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Namibia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, Uganda and Uruguay.
Lumosity’s iPhone mobile app is available for download at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lumosity-mobile/id577232024?mt=8 and the iPad app is available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lumosity/id664306853?ls=1&mt=8. Lumosity’s iPhone mobile app currently has approximately 25,000 5-star reviews in the U.S. iTunes App Store, and the company is currently working on an Android version.
Lumosity is committed to pioneering the understanding and enhancement of the human brain to give each person the power to unlock their full potential. Lumosity's online and mobile programs train core cognitive abilities such as memory and attention. Launched in 2007, Lumosity now has more than 40 games, 45 million members, and paying subscribers from 180 countries. Lumosity's games are based on the latest discoveries in neuroscience, with continuing independent third-party studies being conducted by researchers at Harvard, Stanford, and other academic institutions. Lumosity is available at Lumosity.com and on the iPhone and iPad. Lumosity is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit http://www.lumosity.com.