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Ask Rosalind 2009: Family Circle Magazine

Q. My 15-year-old is a big animal lover and doesn't want to do the upcoming frog dissection for biology class. How can she persuade the teacher to allow her (and other students who feel the same way) to do a different project? (04/17/2009)


V-Frog Press Release

V-Frog, the world’s first virtual-reality based frog dissection software designed for biology education, is now available for home use. V-Frog is developed and marketed by Tactus Technologies of Getzville, N.Y. Home edition is available through Amazon.com. The newly launched home edition has already been sold to customers in US, Canada, Finland, Japan and India. (06/22/2008)


Virtual Reality Frog Dissection Software Offers World’s First True Physical Simulation Capabilities

Computer scientists at the University of Buffalo have developed V-Frog, the world’s first virtual-reality-based frog dissection software designed for biology education. (02/09/2008)


Virtual Reality Frog Dissection Software Offers First True Physical Simulation - PHYSORG

A provider of virtual reality, visualization and simulation products and services, Tactus Technologies is a spin-off of the University at Buffalo Virtual Reality Laboratory. (02/09/2008)


V-Frog Press Release

V-Frog, the world’s first virtual-reality based frog dissection software designed for biology education – allowing not mere observation but physically simulated dissection – has been developed and is being marketed by Tactus Technologies of Getzville, N.Y. (02/08/2008)


California Learning Resources Network Approve V-Frog

California Learning Resource Network (CLRN), a part of the California Department of Education, reviewed V-Frog on September 25, 2007 and found that the resource meet the CLRN criteria. V-Frog was further approved for legal and social compliance. V-Frog will be listed shortly in the CDE Legal Compliance Curriculum Catalog (K-8). This will qualify school districts to use state Instructional Materials Funds Realignment Program (IMFRP) for the purchase of the V-Frog. School districts may also use general funds, lottery funds, PTA funds, etc. to purchase instructional materials in this catalog. For more information visit clrn.org or contact Tactus Technologies. (09/25/2007)


Tactus Joins Innovate 2007

Tactus Technologies will join Innovate 2007 Conference in Richmond, VA on May 8, 2007. We will show V-Frog™, our state-of-the-art virtual dissection software. Please visit our booth if you're interested in our products or services. (05/26/2007)


SBIR Grant Received

Tactus Technologies selected to receive SBIR grant from the Department of Education. (05/15/2006)


SBIR Grant Received

Tactus Technologies selected to receive Phase II SBIR grant from the Department of Education. (08/01/2005)


SBIR Grant Received

Tactus Technologies selected to receive Phase II SBIR grant from the Department of Education. (08/01/2005)


WNY Inventor Award

Tactus Technologies cofounders honored with the Western New York Inventor of the Year award. (05/18/2005)


Alliance with LateralEye Inc.

Tactus Technologies forms strategic alliance with LateralEye Inc. to develop virtual manufacturing technologies. (09/01/2004)


SBIR Grant

Tactus Technologies selected to receive SBIR grant from the Department of Education. (08/15/2004)


Model Glove Patent

Tactus Technologies founders receive patent for Model Glove. (07/10/2004)


Touch Sensation Over the Internet

Engineers of Tactus Technologies suggest haptic sensation over the Internet. (07/15/2003)


SMART Glove

Pioneering virtual-reality glove allows for faster emergency diagnosis and smooth intubation training. (07/26/2000)


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