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Company Information:

Company Name: Tactus Technologies
City: GETZVILLE
State: NY
Zip+4: 14068-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (716) 830-8350

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $898,877.00 8
SBIR Phase II $3,243,387.00 5

Award List:

V-Frog: Applying virtual surgery principles to dissection simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Chugh P. , Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Over the past decade, there have been significant advances in the field of Virtual Surgery. Simultaneously, the average desktop computer has come equipped with increasingly high powered graphic capabilities, at a steadily decreasing cost. These two developments have created a tremendous potential… More

V-Frog: Applying virtual surgery principles to dissection simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Chugh P. Kevin, Dr
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Virtual Reality provides a great opportunity to build synthetic environments that are safer, cheaper, and offer better learning environments than their physical counterparts. Surgery training is an area that has wholeheartedly adopted Virtual Reality as an invaluable medium for training. Today,… More

SBIR Phase I: Development of ModelGlove - a Virtual Clay Modeling System Using Force/Position Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kevin Chugh, Dr
Award Amount: $99,815.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop an interactive NURBS modeling system using a force/position sensitive glove that mimics in real time the process of modeling objects using a clay or similar materials. The system will allow designers to use their artistic… More

PC Virtual Reality Sim Forklift Safety Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kevin P. Chugh
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Industrial accidents have a devastating effect on public health in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in 2002, there were nearly 5 million non-fatal private sector injuries, and over 5,000 f atalities. Forklifts injuries and… More

SBIR Phase II: Development of ModelGlove - A Virtual Clay Modeling System Using Force/Position Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kevin Chugh, Dr
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop a Virtual Clay system comprised of a patent-pending sensor-enabled glove (called the ModelGlove), and a physics-based simulation engine which presents the user with a virtual 3D representation of modeling clay. The glove… More

TILE: The Tactus Immersive Learning Environment.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Kevin Chugh, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Immersive Virtual Reality (VR) has seen explosive growth over the last decade. Immersive VR attempts to give users the sensation of being fully immersed in a synthetic environment by providing them with room sized screens and 3D stereo goggles, and allowing them to interact with life-size worlds. … More

Tactus Immersive Learning Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Kevin Chugh
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Tactus Immersive Learning Environment TILE is a cost effective virtual reality platform that will enable students to participate in simulations tied to core National Science Education Standards. TILE is for use as a supplement to K 12 science curricula for primary instruction of concepts or for… More

Tactus Immersive Learning Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Kevin Chugh
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The Tactus Immersive Learning Environment TILE is a cost effective virtual reality platform that will enable students to participate in simulations tied to core National Science Education Standards. TILE is for use as a supplement to K 12 science curricula for primary instruction of concepts or for… More

The Virtual Cadaver Lab: An Innovative Platform to Supplement Medical Education

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kevin P. Chugh
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cadaver dissection is a critical exercise in medical education. In addition to the 60,000 plus medical students who participate in cadaver dissection, there are hundreds of thousands of other health care professionals a nd millions of high school students who… More

A PC Based Virtual Reality Simulation for Forklift Safety Training, Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kevin P. Chugh
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): 6) Project Summary/Abstract The work proposed under this project is the development of a low cost, high fidelity virtual reality forklift safety trainer. There are over 1 million forklifts in operation in the United Sta tes, and an estimated 2 million operators… More

The Virtual Cadaver Lab: An Innovative Platform to Supplement Medical Education

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Youngseok Kim
Award Amount: $743,387.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cadaver dissection is a critical exercise in medical education. In addition to the 60,000 plus medical students who participate in cadaver dissection, there are hundreds of thousands of other health care professionals a nd millions of high school students who… More

SBIR Phase I: Assisted Handwriting Training System: An Innovative Haptic Force Feedback Platform for Visual Motor Integration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Young-Seok Kim
Award Amount: $149,902.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will allow children to improve their visual motor skills and handwriting through the use of a new, innovative haptic-based handwriting training technology. The proposal will address the following intellectual challenges: First, a low… More

Mobile Cadaver Lab: An Innovative Platform to Supplement Medical Education for Mo

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Young-seok Kim – 716-206-8463
Award Amount: $149,160.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With the successful launch of Apple's iPad, the markets for mobile tablets have exploded. Such mobile tablets are fast becoming a standard part of education. Here we propose to develop a new 3D cadaver exploration software called Mobile Cadaver Lab (MCL)… More