Virtual Seat Solution
Passenger comfort is becoming more and more important for OEMs and the seat manufacturers face new challenges: reinforced occupant safety, new requirements in manufacturing, work on the occupant posture, occupied seat transmissibility and thermal analysis are taken into account during the development of a new seat.
Expliseat uses ESI’s Virtual Seat Solution to develop the world’s lightest aircraft seat.
"Virtual Prototyping is a proven industrial approach to pre-certify the manufacturing process and performance of an innovative product, such as our Titanium seat. Our experience working with ESI’s Virtual Seat Solution confirms the efficiency of this solution in speeding up innovation. Virtual Seat Solution has helped us reduce drastically the development time usually required to design an innovative product, and has allowed us to increase the business value of our company in record time!"
VINCENT TEJEDOR, CTO, Expliseat.
Expliseat Titanium Seat: real seat (left) and virtual seat prototype (right).
Hyundai Motor Company develops a dummy model to virtually test seat vibrations.
"Since seats contain lots of components, it's very difficult to find the factors that influence the dynamic comfort of the seat. We tried to figure this out using Virtual Seat Solution and reached our goal. This new way of working will help us save money and time effectively."
HAN, JI WON, Body & Trim development team, Hyundai Motor Company.