Accelerate and Enhance Seat Design with RAMSIS Human Ergonomics Software

If you need to virtually evaluate human ergonomics for seat design of vehicles or consumer products, then RAMSIS is the software you need. 

RAMSIS is the world’s leading 3D manikin simulation software used for seat design. Realistically simulating vehicle occupants RAMSIS analyses the ergonomics of interiors, allowing you to ensure an elevated level of product maturity and save on physical prototypes during the early development of your products.

Though RAMSIS has been proven to add value throughout the automotive industry, this is not the only industry benefitting from such technology. Companies within consumer goods, aerospace and many more are leveraging RAMSIS to better analyse the interaction of their products with humans.

How can you use RAMSIS to accelerate and enhance your seat design?

Using RAMSIS for seat design allows you to appropriately plan for real-life human interaction and ergonomics. Passengers, instruments, and stowage space in passenger cars must be accommodated in an ever-diminishing amount of space. Not only this, but the vehicle still must boast the best possible level of comfort. RAMSIS also allows you to optimise your seat belt systems. Ensuring they hold the highest ergonomic aspects and are in line with regulations to increase occupants’ safety.

Key capabilities of RAMSIS for seat design:

  • Simulate human seat interaction in context of the wider vehicle
  • Consider seat adjustment range
  • Determine optimum seat size and dimensions
  • Identify the best headrest size and position
  • And more

Key benefits of RAMSIS:

  • Implement new concepts ergonomically
  • Achieve an elevated level of product maturity as early as the CAD model stage
  • Save on development time and reduce the number of design iterations you produce
  • Save costs by reducing the number of physical hardware tests

Compare and Analyze Multiple Iterations

RAMSIS offers optimum flexibility, efficiency, and representation of the market. When using RAMSIS, you can obtain results more quickly by viewing several RAMSIS models in parallel.

For example, people with different body shapes and sizes can easily be placed virtually in the vehicle interior to obtain information about the accessibility of various elements in the car, visibility, or seatbelt routing.

In addition to this, RAMSIS has multiple anthropometric databases available meaning that through human studies where 3D scanning has been done of the population. RAMSIS can forecast how the population will change and evolve over the next 10, 15 or 20 years. Allowing you to accurately predict what future vehicle occupants will look like, and accommodate for them.

In Summary

Using RAMSIS for this seat design will allow you to appropriately plan for real-life human interaction and ergonomics. With market-leading functionality for ergonomics analysis, scientifically validated data on body measurements and behaviour and posture models and physiological joint simulation. RAMSIS equips you with the tools to ensure that your designs meet the needs of each one of your customers.

Where is RAMSIS available?

RAMSIS is available as a standalone application, on CATIA V5 or as a part of CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE.

Get in touch today to find out more about RAMSIS and how you can accelerate and enhance your seat designs for human ergonomics.

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RAMSIS is the world’s leading 3D CAD manikin simulation software. Developed by Human Solutions Ltd, RAMSIS realistically simulates vehicle occupants and analyzes the ergonomics of interiors.

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