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Occupant Targets add Seat Reservations to Pathfinder

November 12, 2021
In Pathfinder 2021.4 we will introduce a new object for occupant behaviors called a Target. Occupant targets represent a 1-person location which can be reserved by an occupant through a behavior action. This location remains assigned to the occupant even if they temporarily depart, unless a behavior action triggers them to Abandon the target. Targets are an excellent choice for modeling seating for entertainment venues such as stadiums, auditoriums, or theaters as well as waiting lobbies for medical, commercial, or transit locations. Read More...

Happy Halloween!

October 29, 2021
Halloween is upon us and we have created a fun new video to celebrate. If you haven’t seen it on our LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter page you can watch it below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_diz6cQKLlU Quite a few PyroSim, Pathfinder, and Results features were used in the making of this video. We hope it elevated your fall spirit and that ... Read More...

New Terminal Behavior Action Types

September 27, 2021
There are 3 new terminal step types, which are behavior steps which can be used as the final step in a behavior. Read More...

2021.3 Release – Available Now

September 1, 2021
The latest updates for PyroSim, Pathfinder and Results are available now. The 2021.3 release focuses supporting the latest industry trends through the FDS 6.7.6 release and video rendering technology, while also providing advanced usability and simulation options for Pathfinder. Read More...

Improvements in Results 2021.3

September 1, 2021
Results 2021.3 focuses on technology advancements in video rendering and providing new tools for users to enhance their presentation capabilities. Read More...

Improvements in Pathfinder 2021.3

September 1, 2021
Pathfinder 2021.3 focuses on improving multi-project management and improving dynamic occupant behavior for advanced applications. Read More...

Improvements in PyroSim 2021.3

September 1, 2021
PyroSim 2021.3 focuses on expanding its application use cases by supporting the latest features of FDS 6.7.6. Read More...

HCN Update for PyroSim 2021.3 and Free Combustion Calculator Update

August 18, 2021
Hydrogen cyanide (HCN) reactions were added in FDS 6.7.6 and are supported in PyroSim 2021.3. As part of this update, we have added HCN support in our Combustion Calculator which helps solve the stoichiometric equation to define a reaction. Read More...

Attractors Preview for Pathfinder 2021.3

August 6, 2021
Pathfinder 2021.3 introduces Attractors as a brand new way to allow occupants to interact with objectives outside of their main behavior. Perhaps some airline passengers are tempted by a cafe on their way to their gate, museum attendees are swayed to visit the gift shop, or subway commuters have a few spare minutes to use the restroom before their departure. In each of these scenarios, there is some percentage of the population which will be attracted to a secondary objective. Read More...

PyroSim 2021.2.0610 Patch Release – Available Now

June 10, 2021

An issue in the PyroSim toolbar was recently identified. When results are available for viewing, the View Results and Plot Results buttons are disabled. This issue was introduced in the 2021.2.0525 release of PyroSim. 

We have identified the problem, and have uploaded a patch release which addresses the bug. The updated version of PyroSim is available now.

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