1991 – Noviy Disk Group (originally Cominfo, has been operating under the trade name of Noviy Disk since 1997) established by Boris Gershuni, as developer of the rich content interactive multimedia software.
1992 – Release of the first multimedia interactive programme “Moscow Kremlin Floppy Book” in Russia on floppy disks.
1994 – Release of the first CD-ROM programmes Moscow Kremlin CD Guide, Peterhof CD Guide, Faberge Easter Eggs which were translated into English, German, Italian and Japanese.
1995–1997 – Release of the series of programmes “Interactive World” that includes the first electronic encyclopedias for studying the humanities – the Encyclopedia of History of Russia, the Encyclopedia of Classical Music, the Encyclopedia of Classical Foreign Art and many other things.
1998 – Release of the English language course REWARD InterN@tivе with the embedded means of distance education online and the TOEFL Exam Preparation course.
2000 – The company reached agreements with such world leading developers of children’s educational computer programmes as Scholastic, Dorling Kindersley and many other companies.
2001 – Development of the direction in educational publishing, expansion of the range of programmes, foundation of the Department of Educational Programmes Development within the company.
2002–2003 – The first development of digital resources for basic and vocational education under the order of the Ministry of the Russian Federation.
2003 – The first participation of the Education Department in the exhibition “Information Technologies in Education”, which is one of the largest international exhibitions in Russia devoted to the problems of informatization. (Until now, Noviy Disk has been an active participant in the main regional, All-Russian and foreign exhibitions).
2004 – Development of educational programmes in addition to the text-books published in Prosvechenie and included into the federal list of textbooks.
2004 – Delivery of media libraries containing electronic teaching aids in all subjects to schools in the Russian Federation under the auspices of the Federal target programme for the development of the unified educational information environment.
2001–2005 – Development of the project on experimental approbation of the distance education system with the use of the company’s multimedia products on the basis of country schools in Moscow region. The project was developed under the auspices of the Regional Target Programme “Development of education in Moscow region”.
2005 – Adoption of Flash-technologies and active cooperation with highly-qualified multimedia specialists. Beginning of the development of original electronic teaching aids on the basis of the activity approach. (For example, «How to study history») and with the use of the authors’ unique methodic (For example, «Art. How to understand a painting»).
2006 – The company localizes the best educational software by such foreign companies as Crocodile Clips, Cambridge University Press etc. and presents them at the Russian market.
2006 – Organization of the first state educational course for teachers from all regions in the Russian Federation. The course is organized jointly with the Information Technologies Department at the Academy of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education and Retraining (Moscow).
2007 – Development of a new kind of educational products – an interactive whiteboard chart. It is a new specialized solution for the organization of frontal work in class on the interactive whiteboard. (In 2009 a series of interactive whiteboard charts was developed in the main subjects for secondary school).
2007 – Development of the first educational interactive programme for children of preschool age and pupils of primary education (For example, Nature Alive. Educational materials on the environment).
2006–2007 – Development of electronic educational resources of the new generation which support realization of educational programmes in “Foreign Languages” under the state contract with the Federal Education Agency.
2006–2008 – Development of a new kind of educational programmes by order of the National Staff Training Fund: the innovative programme-methodological complex (“The Course on History of the Ancient World. 5th Form”); the complex structure information resource “Rules Studying by Algorithm”, “Moscow Kremlin Virtual Tour”, “Learn to Speak Correctly”.
2008 – Development and the first release of a new kind of electronic teaching resources – the programme-methodological complex that includes the programme of high quality developed according to the highest standards of modern pedagogic as well as methodological recommendations for teachers and a multiuser licence for an educational institution.
2008–2010 – Development and release of programme-methodological complexes of two types: for interactive whiteboards and computer classes. They are designed for institutions of preschool, primary and secondary education in the main subjects.
2009 – Participation in London exhibition BETT SHOW. The unique software solutions and products were presented to educational specialists from different countries.
2009 – Organization of the new training courses: the course for teachers of preschool education opened jointly with the Moscow Institute of Open Education and the course for teachers of all educational levels opened jointly with the Academy of Postgraduate Education (Moscow).
2009 – Development of the first specialized educational programme for children’s teamwork with the use of multiple mice. The product is adapted to Microsoft MultiPoint Technology.
2009–2010 – The first release of the specialized software for interactive voting systems (remote controls for voting).