PlayShifu Launches AI-Powered Tacto Product Line With Advanced ‘Phygital’ Board Game Experience
Update: November 24, 2021 5:27 PM STI
New Delhi [India], November 24 (ANI): Popular toy brand PlayShifu has launched the very first phygital (physical and digital) board game Tacto with four innovative products Tacto Chess, Tacto Classics, Tacto Coding and Tacto Laser that help fuse essential skills with playing time.
Built on innovative touchscreen technology and AI, Tacto by PlayShifu turns a user’s tablet into an interactive game where the player uses real miniatures to drive the games on the screen.
Tacto is the third flagship line from PlayShifu – the innovators behind Orboot and Plugo – with all products focusing on building a full spectrum of 20 foundational skills through fun, interactive gameplay. With a global presence, the brand is carving out a niche by going beyond STEM and STEAM, through #PowerofPlay.
Commenting on the new board game experience, PlayShifu co-founder and CEO Vivek Goyal said, “The Tacto series is one of our best innovations in making toy times interesting for the first digital generation. Alpha. We’ve taken nostalgic board games and brought them to the 21st century using technology. We are delighted to launch all four Tacto products in India.
“We manufacture our three product lines (Orboot, Plugo, Tacto) here in India to meet growing demands for our innovative and educational products. With the launch of Tacto, and among other retail and online sales efforts, we aim to achieve 100 percent sales growth in FY 23 versus FY 22, ”added the co- founder Dinesh Advani.
With real action figures and digital games, Tacto Chess offers the easiest way to learn chess with detailed learning modes, mini puzzles, and story-based themes. Tacto Coding makes visual learning for young learners through story-based games.
Tacto Classics makes nostalgic board games like Checkers, Ludo, and Snakes and Ladders interesting and engaging for Gen Alpha. Tacto Laser encourages players to use principles of light such as reflection and refraction to solve puzzles.
This highly anticipated and innovative Tacto line enables children from the age of four to develop essential early learning skills such as logical reasoning, problem solving, strategic thinking, working memory and more. Tacto playsets are available on the PlayShifu website, Amazon, and several retail stores. Additionally, Hamleys India presents Tacto Coding as one of its 10 best toys for December.
Each Tacto set is priced at INR 1,999 and comes with a unique set of minifigures and non-slip frames that keep your tablet secure. All four play sets are compatible with a range of tablets (iOS and Android) and work with the free Tacto app which offers at least three story-based games with hundreds of levels for each product. (ANI)