Virtual Seat Solution 2018.5

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Virtual Seat Solution 2018.5 8 Feb 2019

ESI Virtual Seat Solution (VSS) is a solution dedicated to the virtual prototyping of seats. It empowers OEMs and seat suppliers to design, manufacture, test, improve and pre-certify their seat prototypes, fully and virtually, without the need for costly physical prototypes.
This version is based on the following platforms versions:

  • Visual-Environment
  • CSM Solver


Highlights of this release


Ground transportation version of Virtual Seat Solution

Early & easy : Workflows to handle seat modelling with limited data

  • A more automated seat modelling with less steps
  • A new workflow to include modelling for crash
  • A quick way to introduce trim manufacturing effects
  • Upgrade of material Database

Early & easy : New Processes to automate seat H-Point computation & Human Seating

  • H-Point computation (HPM1)
  • Human Seating

Early & easy : Tools to iterate on the seat design in order to improve this performance

  • Automated choice of the optimal foam materials to reach targeted H-Point
  • Upgrade of 2D pressure Map

Aeronautic version of Virtual Seat Solution

Single core model: Compare Parts

  • Enable modelling duplication and comparison with respect to symmetry plane between two sets of parts


  • Addition of Optional Pitch & Roll Stage to HIC Process
  • Hybrid II Seating Model Setup
  • Hybrid II Seating Results Analysis
  • Hybrid II HIC Model Setup
  • Hybrid II HIC Results Analysis

Please See Visual-Environment 14.5 Release Notes for more details

About Visual-Environment 14.5.1 Patch please read the Update details for more information.


Software Documentation (Virtual Seat Solution 2018.5)

No documentation available yet.

Software Files (Virtual Seat Solution 2018.5)

Windows 64 Bits
3.93 GB
Software Full Version
File name:
MD5 : 38741dee1e7a28bb6125155e9f500d66

CSM SMP & DMP Solvers 18.5 for SEAT on Windows 10, 8.1 or 7 SP1 Operating Systems. 

How to install it:

Unzip in a temporary directory and execute setup.exe


Linux 64 Bits (all x86 proc)
3.58 GB
Software Full Version
File name: VSeatSolution2018r5_Linux.tar.gz
MD5 : 01a664a94ee44bb90c69b6acd8767cbe

CSM SMP & DMP Solvers 18.5  for SEAT on Linux with Intel Xeon 64-bit processors. (can run on recent AMD Opteron processors)

How to install it:

Uncompress (tar xvf) VSeatSolution2018r5_Solvers_Linux.tar.gz in a temporary directory and execute ./INSTALL.SH


Windows 64 Bits
192.27 MB
Software Patch
File name: VisualEnv1451_WindowsPatch.exe
MD5 : b92df915cbbdfe2c93ce91773e07d105

Visual-Environment 14.5.1 for Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 SP1 64-bit Operating Systems.

How to install:

Simply execute VisualEnv1451_WindowsPatch.exe


Linux 64 Bits (all x86 proc)
218.07 MB
Software Patch
File name: VisualEnv1451_LinuxPatch.tar.gz
MD5 : 2c3f5faf00219f831b63588d7d49f2db

Visual-Environment 14.5.1 for RedHat Enterprise 6.5 or 7.5 Linux distributions(GlibC >= 2.12)

How to install:

Uncompress (tar xvf) VisualEnv1451_LinuxPatch.tar.gz in a temporary directory and execute ./INSTALL_PATCH.SH