BookBox uses Same Language Subtitling (SLS), which after a decade of systematic research, development, and national implementation in India, is now a globally recognized innovation for literacy.

SLS has received numerous awards, grants, and honors from organizations such as Development Marketplace (The World Bank), Google Foundation, Tech Museum of Innovations (San Jose), Institute for Social Inventions (London), Hewlett-Packard, Manthan (New Delhi), Sir Ratan Tata Trust, DELL Giving, The Khemka Foundation, The Clinton Global Initiative, The Schwab Foundation, and Nasscom Foundation.

BookBox products have also won the following awards and recognition:

  • Finalist – Sankalp Award, 2011, ‘Education for all’ category.
  • First Place – KIDS FIRST!, 2009, BookBox “Stories from Around the World”.
  • Winner – Dr. Toy’s Ten Best Audio-Video Products, 2009.
  • Winner – Dr. Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products, 2009.
  • Official Selection – KIDS FIRST! Film Festival, February 2009.
  • Finalist – Mom’s Choice Award, Children’s DVD, 2007, The First Well and Other Readable Stories, BookBox Inc.
  • Finalist – Sankalp Award, 2009, ‘Education for all’ category.
  • Winner – Best DVD ROM Content, National for BookBox Volumes 1 & 2 distributed by Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., DVD Awards organized by Studio Systems, 2007.
  • Special Mention – India’s Best e-Contents by The Manthan AIF Award, 2005, E-Learning category.