Pedestrian Dynamics 4.4 Now Available

Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.4 Now Available!

As a global software company delivering Digital Twin Software, InControl Enterprise Dynamics is dedicated to advancing software development to meet the needs of our users and Business Partners. We are excited to introduce the latest release of our Crowd Management Software, Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.4.

Pedestrian Dynamics® is a sophisticated and user-friendly software application crafted for creating and executing large crowd simulation models within complex infrastructures. Whether you are in the (pre-)

design phase or managing day-to-day operations, Pedestrian Dynamics® provides a comprehensive solution to assess the performance, safety, and sustainability of your city, (sport)venue, and (public)transportation throughout its life cycle.

The release of Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.4, represents a step forward in user experience and functionality. Our team of developers worked hard to enhance the software based on real-world needs, collaborating closely with our valued users and Business Partners. We would like to thank all our Customers and Business Partners for helping us improve our software in the past, today, and in the future! 

Key Features of Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.4:
  • Enhanced User-Friendliness:
    We’ve improved the Movie Creator and introduced new drawing tools, ensuring an even more intuitive and streamlined user interaction.
  • Expanded Functionality:
    Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.4 now supports the import and export of user functions, providing users with enhanced flexibility and interoperability, thus empowering you to work seamlessly.
  • Visual Clarity:
    We have updated the default colors for Frequency and Time above density map graphs, simplifying the differentiation between various graph types and enhancing visual clarity.
  • Optimized Performance:
    The software’s performance has been optimized, facilitating seamless collaboration with other software and overall efficiency improvements.

For more in-depth information on the new features and additional improvements, please refer to the release highlights document. 

Your Feedback Matters!

We encourage you to share your ideas on how we can elevate Pedestrian Dynamics® further. Your insights are highly valued and appreciated as we strive to continually enhance the software to meet our customers’ needs.

Interested in exploring the full potential of our Crowd Management software Pedestrian Dynamics®? Curious about the potential for a specific application to monitor the flow of passengers, visitors, or commuters, specifically designed for your organization? free to contact us or try our software free of charge.

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InControl achieves ISO 9001 Certification

InControl achieves ISO 9001 Certification

We are excited to announce that InControl Enterprise Dynamics has been officially awarded the ISO 9001 certification. This milestone showcases our commitment to quality and continuous improvement.

Why ISO certification?

The ISO 9001 certification signifies our commitment to consistently delivering products and services that meet and exceed customer expectations. This is now officially recognized by TĂśV Nord, a globally recognized ISO-certification company. It underscores our commitment to the quality of our digital twin software and services; setting a high standard of professionalism; and laying a strong foundation for future growth.

Feedback TĂśV NORD Nederland:

On top of the recognition, InControl received positive feedback from the Lead Auditor:

“What made this audit interesting was the combination of technology and its impact on the safety and sustainability of logistical processes and movements of people. It was inspiring to see how customers use the software to gain efficiency but also reducing risks and enabling a safer environment for people.

I was explained how the software simulates various scenarios, ranging from logistical processes in distribution centers to the planning of public transportation and major events. The employees I spoke were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. They were passionate about the impact their product has on improving the safety and sustainability of crucial infrastructures.

Furthermore, they were open and willing to share their knowledge. During the demonstration, they patiently explained how the software works, how it simulates different scenarios, and how it can help companies identify and manage potential risks. The team’s openness to share insights and collaborate on continuous improvements made the audit not only informative but also enjoyable.

 All in all, this resulted in a positive assessment. A good start has been made, and now the challenge is to sustain it. An effective management system is flexible to adapt changing needs and settings while maintaining consistency and quality in all aspects of business operations. I look forward to the next audit for continuous improvement.”

–  Quote of Stacey Martodikromo, Lead Auditor, TĂśV Nederland  –

To our current and future customers, this quality stamp forms an objective “proof of confidence” in our work. In addition, it expands our market as we can now serve customers that demand ISO certification.  

At InControl, we believe that quality is the cornerstone of the satisfaction of customers and business partners. This certification is an official and external confirmation of our operational excellence, which is based on a robust quality management system.

We would like to express our appreciation to our team for their professionalism and dedication demonstrated throughout the certification process. Last but not least, we want to thank our customers and business partners for their continued trust and collaboration and look forward to working with you even more.

Marcia Konings of TĂśV NORD Nederland officially presents the ISO 9001 Certificate.


The International Organization for Standardization, is a globally recognized organization that develops and publishes international standards. ISO 9001 specifically concerns quality management systems, setting criteria for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to delivering high-quality products and services.

TĂśV NORD Nederland

TĂśV NORD is a technical and business service provider specializing in independent assessments such as the certification process of ISO 9001. Since 1981, they have been promoting safety, quality, reliability, and environmental well-being for organizations, government, and society.

Transforming Manufacturing through Data: The Digital Factory of the Future Project (DFOF)

Transforming Manufacturing through Data: The Digital Factory of the Future Project

InControl is proud to contribute to the Digital Factory of the Future (DFoF) project. The project aims to provide insights and proof that implementation improvements within the factory can be obtained by using data-driven initiatives. It is conducted in a consortium of multiple companies e.g., KMWE, IJssel, De Cromvoirtse, Omron, Neways; academic institutes TU/e and Fontys, and research institutions e.g., TNO.

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, the Digital Factory of the Future (DFoF) project emerges as an innovative initiative aimed at transforming traditional production processes through the power of data. At the heart of the DFoF project lies a visionary blueprint that holds the potential to reshape data storage, utilized, and shared within manufacturing ecosystems.

To showcase the potential for companies, the Multi-Agent System (MAS) in combination with the use of the International Data Space (IDS) is demonstrated, tested, and visualized in a simulation environment. InControl sponsors this research and will train and support a master’s and bachelor’s thesis student, a PhD, and researchers of Fontys to build the simulation in Enterprise Dynamics®, InControl’s software for Digital Twins.

The project
The Digital Factory of the Future (DFoF) project aims to create a blueprint Digital Twin, including the building blocks necessary to better store and utilize data.

This data can be used to implement improvements within the factory, ranging from the production processes to the entire planning of the supply chain. The goal of the blueprint Digital Twin is also to use and create open standards in order to share data within and between companies. Examples of these open standards are the “Smart Connected Supplier Network” (SCSN), Asset Administration Shells (AAS), and the International Data Space (IDS).

The basis for this digitization of data is a digital copy of the factory where (inter)activity of processes, goods, machines, inventory, and people can accurately be captured and tested. InControl is an expert leader in providing specialist software for building and storing such Digital Twins of factories.

An important aspect of the project is also to showcase to (potential) companies how new data-driven initiatives can help to improve various KPIs throughout their companies, for example, through the connection of data and simulations in order to increase the flexibility of production systems.

An example of this is through the use of a MAS, where, through the use of collected data from the shop floor, agents autonomously learn from their environment in order to improve the production planning and scheduling process, as well as control assets on the shop floor. Results from this project have already showed to be promising. In order to showcase the potential for companies, a state-of-the-art Digital Twin (simulation and visualization) that utilizes the proposed MAS planning and control solution of a (real) shop floor is required. Enterprise Dynamics®, InControl’s software is ideal to build such a Digital Twin.

A Digital Twin has multiple benefits:

Analyzing the implementation of various “what-if” scenarios (i.o.w. experiment within the shop floor without the need to implement them in real life)

Increasing efficiency and productivity by simulating new planning approaches, highlighting possible inefficiencies

Showing the real-time situation of the shop floor, providing an enhanced way of giving feedback on the status of the shop floor.

Overall, the proposed solution can help companies to understand the importance of digitalization of a factory or operational plant and to make clear what benefits such a Digital Twin is able to bring.

InControl supports the students and researchers during this thesis project by providing its leading software for the creation of a digital factory. In addition, InControl actively will train, guide, and support the students in building a reliable digital twin model of the DFoF. The results of the research project will be presented beginning next year.

InControl is a trusted and pro-active partner in many joint research projects that InControl also sponsors or invests in. InControl contributes to academia with free software licenses to use its leading simulation software. In addition, we support students and professors with guest lectures, ready-to-go student assignments, training & support on the use of our software, and our years of experience building and running simulations.

Contact dr. Nienke Valkhoff at if you need a solid Digital Twin for research, teaching, or thesis.

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Medior Simulation Engineer – Industry & Logistics

Medior Simulation Engineer - Team Crowd

Digital twins? Metaverse? Serious gaming?

Are you looking to work in a leading company in this space and push the boundaries on how to “experience the future”? Then have a look at this role as Crowd Simulation Engineer at InControl Enterprise Dynamics.

With a team of young and talented colleagues, you will work to make all kinds of events and operations safer. Solving safety and capacity challenges with respect to real-life people flows with accurate simulations of real buildings and events via leading digital twin software. If you have a technical background and get energy from working with renowned customers on widely known stadiums, festivals, airports, or public events, we would like to have a chat.

Your key responsibilities

Customers ask our simulations to make the customer journey more pleasant and to make the processes run more efficiently and safely. With the help of our Crowd Simulation software Pedestrian Dynamics®, you can create simulation models of, for example, new or existing stadiums, stations, museums, or of urban environments and events. You are responsible for model building, analysis of the results, and the preparation of reports for the customer. Customers use the results of your simulation studies or get to work themselves with models that you have developed. In addition, you provide support to the customers who use our software.

Meaningful work that is also technically and conceptually challenging and is done together with professional colleagues in an inspiring (inter)national environment.

A selection of the activities:

  • Developing simulation models and applications for our customers;
  • Perform detailed analyses;
  • Supporting our Project Engineers & Consultants in client meetings;
  • Develop technical reports;
  • Provide support to our software users;
  • Supporting our development department in the continuous improvement and expansion of our simulation products;
  • Maintain an excellent knowledge of the market

Required Skills and Experience

The current team of Crowd Simulation Software Engineers consists of passionate engineers who combine their passion for technology and software development with a genuine interest in the various customers and solutions that InControl offers. For this team, we are looking for an experienced engineer.

We would like to meet you if you:

  • Have experience in programming;
  • Have the ability to work and function in multidisciplinary and international project teams with the will to travel;
  • Have experience with project management;
  • Have knowledge in the field of Simulation;
  • Have 3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Have a college or academic background. Simulation experience is recommended;
  • Are able to work and function in multidisciplinary and international project teams;
  • Have an excellent knowledge of the English and/or Dutch language, both spoken and written;
  • Are innovative, able to work autonomously, analytical, solution-oriented, team-focus, and ambitious;
  • Have the will to learn and want to continuously improve yourself;
  • Are available full-time (part-time is negotiable) – preferably available at short notice.

What's in it for you?

At InControl, we offer you an inspiring and dynamic work environment. You will collaborate with a highly qualified and professional team, closely working with client specialists to deliver the most suitable simulations. We are fully engaged in the latest developments in Digital Twins/Industry 4.0/IoT/AI. Our organization is professional and relatively small, allowing you to make a real impact and a tangible difference. We are ambitious and have a clear strategy with growth objectives. Additionally, we provide market-leading software products, with much more innovation to come.

But that’s not all. At InControl, we also offer:

  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth through our Personal Development Plan;
  • Short lines of communication with colleagues, business partners, and end-users, making your work dynamic and interactive;
  • A full-time employment (40 hours) with a competitive salary. Part-time options are also negotiable and can be discussed;
  • Premium-free pension with the option to contribute additionally;
  • 24 vacation days for full-time employment, with the possibility of building up to 27 vacation days;
  • Travel allowance;
  • Flexible working hours for an optimal work-life balance;
  • Possibility to work in a hybrid manner;
  • A pleasant workplace in our office in Woerden;
  • An active staff association that organizes enjoyable activities for colleagues.

At InControl, we are not only focused on your professional growth but also on creating a positive and enjoyable work environment. We strive to foster a sense of teamwork and a healthy work-life balance while collaborating on innovative solutions within our field.

About us

InControl Enterprise Dynamics has been a leading developer of simulation software for over 30 years. We mainly focus on customers with highly complex processes in Material Handling, Logistics and Airports. That is where our software also distinguishes itself from alternatives. Our software platform is used worldwide for the analysis and optimization of infrastructures, industrial processes, and crowd management.

Our customers use our software to test, plan and control large-scale systems and infrastructures, such as baggage handling systems, container terminals, train stations, assembly lines, sports stadiums, and large-scale events.

Our mission is to deliver software solutions that contribute to a safe and sustainable planet

InControl is a company that strongly believes in growth and offers its employees room for development. As an employee, you are part of a growing, international company with room for employees’ input and ideas.

You work at InControl in a pleasant, informal working atmosphere with great colleagues where personal growth is of paramount importance.


If you’re ready for a new step in your career and the above position appeals to you: please send a compact motivation letter with your CV to our HR Manager Monja Bonekamp:

More information? Call: 06 264 564 37


Enterprise Dynamics 10.6 Now Available

Enterprise Dynamics® 10.6 Now Available!

We are excited to announce the latest release of our Digital Twin simulation software, Enterprise Dynamics® 10.6.

Enterprise Dynamics® is the leading simulation software for material handling, logistics, warehousing, and manufacturing. It plays a vital role across all project phases, from design to implementation and operations.

With Enterprise Dynamics®, you gain valuable insights to facilitate well-informed decisions. It enables you to construct business cases based on your organization’s real data. Utilize its 3-D visualization capabilities to enhance systems, demonstrate the impact of various scenarios, and convey decisions in a comprehensible manner. Our software is equipped to help you address a wide range of challenges effectively.

In this latest release, our developers have worked hard to introduce new technical features and enhance user-friendliness. These improvements streamline your workflow, enabling quicker model creation.

Key Highlights Include:
  • Introducing Function Editor Atom
    Export and Import Functions. Easily transfer functions between models, saving time and improving collaboration.
  • Improved Product table availability
    Now, with updated conveyor functionality using data containers, you can store  essential information on the product table, no longer restricted by conveyor behavior.
  • Improved User Event Code Handling:
    We’ve enhanced the system to check and restore the User Event code on reset. Error-free code is restored as intended, while any errors are displayed for easy debugging.
  • Node Atom Enhancements:
    Customize travel distances for each node, improving clarity and flexibility in network setup. Easily switch between user-defined and physical distances for a better user experience.

For a comprehensive overview of the Enterprise Dynamics® 10.6 release features, download the release highlights document.

Curious about the capabilities of Enterprise Dynamics® and how it can benefit your company and customers? Feel free to contact us or try our software free of charge.

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Enhancing Customer Experience: Wayfinding and Simulation Solutions by Mijksenaar and InControl

Enhancing Customer Experience: Wayfinding and Simulation Solutions by Mijksenaar and InControl

Over the past 14 years, InControl and Mijksenaar have combined their expertise to deliver cutting-edge solutions in wayfinding and simulation software for venues of multiple purposes, sizes, and scopes. Examples are metropole developments, (sport)venues, railway/bus/metro stations, airports, etc.

Mijksenaar specializes in connecting people with spaces and places by providing the user with solutions to orient, navigate, and experience to the fullest extent. This wayfinding goes beyond signage: it is multidisciplinary; intertwining the fields of architecture, spatial design, graphic design, and psychology to increase user value and customer experience.

InControl, on the other hand, develops advanced simulation software that utilizes data to accurately simulate venue usage. This powerful tool enables stakeholders, clients, and users to gain valuable insights into how a space can be (re)organized to maximize its value. By mapping flows, identifying bottlenecks, and considering other relevant information, such as purchasing patterns, InControl’s simulation software illuminates the specific needs of a space and contributes to the increase of safety, (staff and cost) efficiency, and customer experience.

The collaboration between Mijksenaar and InControl is mutually beneficial. Mijksenaar’s findings provide input for the optimization of scenarios within InControl’s simulation models. Conversely, the results generated by InControl’s simulation software provide valuable input for Mijksenaar’s wayfinding concepts.

The results are a combination of the (non-)preferred scenario, underpinned by facts and figures, the impact on waiting and process time, the visitor experiences, the optimal allocation of desks, F&B, merchandizing and other elements. This proven and recognized Business Partnership ensures that the deliverables produced are fully tailored to meet the specific requirements of every customer and project.

Stay connected to see our collaboration bring innovative solutions to life. Together, we provide remarkable experiences that exceed customers’ expectations.


Website Mijksenaar: 

Digital Twin Software contributes to the warehouse of the future

Digital Twin Software contributes to the warehouse of the future

Warehouses and distribution centers are facing major challenges. During the pandemic, consumer demands increased exponentially, consumers expected short lead times, high product availability, flexibility, and variation in delivery and return options. Companies started to build up more stocks to meet those expectations during this period. Now there are large stocks, but demand is falling as a result of the high inflation.

The global supply chain has been forced to adapt quickly to changes in demand, automation can help to build safer, more productive operations and boost the ability to respond to rapid changes in demand. Warehouses turned out as crucial breaking points in the supply chain. Therefore, optimization and efficiency in this industry are very important.

To meet these expectations, warehouses need to become smarter, faster, and more flexible, but how to prepare your warehouse for the future? Promises of superfast fulfillment are leading organizations with warehouses to explore digital twin technology, enabling them to mirror the operational setting and run experiments to experience and understand how it can be optimized, and how new technologies can be rolled into play.

By 2025, 50% of the work activities could be replaced by next-level process optimization and visualization. Applications will be impacted by e.g., Robotization: Robots, Cobots (collaborative robots) and RPA (Robotic Process Automation), and Process Virtualization by Digital Twins and AI (McKinsey & Company report: Top Trends in Tech, 2020). We see simulation as an inseparable part of AI, combining visions, (historical)data, algorithms, and assumptions to get insight and therefore grip on supply chain processes.

Simulation modeling is a powerful method for designing, planning, and optimizing warehouse operations. By creating a digital twin of a warehouse, companies can design, simulate, and test within current and new warehouse operations, including (semi) automatic order picking, batching algorithms, stock allocation, (empty) tote management, tracking and tracing temporary storage, and shelving virtually.

The challenge is to achieve the most efficient warehouse operation. Simulation modeling can contribute to the selection of the best order-picking module, conveyor and sorting systems, or automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS). Using simulation software, warehouse managers can easily plan during peak days and determine when these peak moments are. By integrating the Warehouse Management System (WMS) with the simulation model, data from the inventory can be used for accurate simulation studies.

Questions that can be easily answered using Digital Twin Software are:

  • How to deal with capacity shortages both in operation and in design?
  • How many extra Shifts and/or resources are required?
  • How much surplus capacity do you accept during the rest of the year to handle your peak day? E.g. Do you leave an entire floor empty for a whole year, which you then only use during your peak period? How and when to fill up this floor. What measures to take to ensure sufficient stock?
  • What do you do if a part of your system breaks down (contingency)?
  • What are the lead times and are they short and stable enough to ensure product safety in case of, e.g., chilled foods?
  • What is the reason to implement a shuttle system and robots.
  • How to optimize your and 3rd Party equipment, staff and logistics?

From an emulation perspective, managers can get insight into the operation. How is the performance on a peak day/period? What extra dynamics do peak days provide? For example, during special offers on black Friday, there might be flows that would normally never be seen. How to cope with these challenges?

Enterprise Dynamics® is a powerful and robust software platform that provides a Digital Twin where you can safely explore a solution without impacting day-to-day operations. By using a virtual model to validate and visualize current and future operations, optimizations and innovations will demand less costs, risks, effort and time. So, supporting maximal operational performance.

Simulation software can give insight in:

  • Overall performance
  • Steering optimization, innovation and control
  • Bottleneck detection
  • The stability of the warehouse design under different loads
  • The impact of failures on the warehouse
  • Batching algorithms
  • Stock allocation
  • Empty Tote Management
  • Implementation and scale up a shuttle system and robots
  • Required and right seize capacities.

Curious how our Digital Twin software can help to prepare your warehouse for the future? Download our free trial or contact us, we are happy to tell you about the capabilities of our software and expertise.

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The Role of ERTMS in Transforming Europe’s Railway System

Simulation contributes to the future of Rail Transport

The railway industry is expected to experience steady growth in the foreseeable future. According to the European Rail Research Advisory Council (ERRAC), the railway sector will become the backbone of Europe’s sustainable mobility system, serving both passengers and freight. For passengers, the railway system must provide seamless access to a variety of sustainable door-to-door mobility options. For freight, the goal is to transform rail freight into a highly efficient and sustainable backbone transport system for Europe’s multimodal logistics industry. However, to achieve this vision and increase transportation demand, innovative measures are required.

One significant challenge facing the railway industry is the implementation of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS). ERTMS is a unique train control system in Europe that aims to gradually replace incompatible systems in the region. The deployment of ERTMS will enable the creation of a seamless European railway system and increase European railway competitiveness. By improving the competitiveness of the rail sector, ERTMS helps to level the playing field with road and air transport bringing substantial environmental gains. Global railway companies are interested in this European leap forward.

This transition will benefit the railway industry by improving international freight and passenger transport. ERTMS offers several advantages, including cost-effective maintenance, increased safety, reliability, punctuality, and traffic capacity, which will help achieve the vision of a sustainable railway industry.

Contribution of Simulation

The transition from an analog to a digital system requires a lot from the sector and is a major task. ProRail, the Dutch infrastructure company, uses The Flexible Rail Infra Simulation of Operations (FRISO) Application developed by InControl to evaluate the effect of innovative measures and systems before putting them into practice. After implementation, the new technology will be integrally monitored by FRISO as well.

To investigate the impact of ERTMS and technical leaps, ProRail launched the SiGMaT (Simulation of Driver and Train Dispatcher User Processes) project. By using simulation the impact of ERTMS and in particular, ERTMS user processes will be investigated. ERTMS user processes describe the interaction between technology, the driver, the train dispatcher, and other users. As the supplier of simulation software, InControl is proud to contribute to the development of the Simulation environment for the SiGMaT Project.

ERTMS Development Simulation Suite

ERTMS in The Netherlands

The Operational Knowledge Centre ERTMS (OKE) aims to involve users in the preparation and implementation of ERTMS in the Netherlands. By testing ERTMS user processes with railway employees for situations where ERTMS is in use, the system can be tested to ensure that it really works in the future.

In the twelfth edition of the ERTMS OKE Talkshow “I ❤️ User Processes”, viewers are taken into the world of ERTMS user processes. In an interview with Jos Schoenmaker (project manager at ProRail ICT), the SiGMaT project is discussed, in which the EOSS (ERTMS Development Simulation Suite) simulation environment is used to perform system analyses to test ERTMS user processes.

Jos Schoenmaker outlines the SiGMaT project’s objective of connecting the world of train drivers and dispatchers by simulating user processes. The project entails a collaborative effort among experts from various carriers, OKE, ProRail, and four external parties, with InControl being one of them.

The FRISO application forms the simulation core, simulating systems to be developed and expanded in the ERTMS field. By combining the train driver and dispatcher’s worlds, the simulation can closely mirror reality.

The key benefit of simulation is that it allows for a thorough evaluation of the proposed ERTMS implementation, enabling stakeholders to assess its feasibility and identify any issues and challenges beforehand.

Watch the full episode here, please note that the talk show is in Dutch:

Are you interested in the contribution of our Simulation Software to the Rail Infra, Passenger, and Freight Industry? Contact us, we are happy to tell you more about our expertise and experience.

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Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.3 released!

Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.3 released!

We are excited to announce the release of Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.3, the latest version of our crowd management simulation software application. Pedestrian Dynamics® is designed to create and execute large crowd simulation models used in (complex) infrastructures, enabling evaluation of the performance and safety of your operations in every phase of the life cycle – from design to operations.

The new features of Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.3 are focused on enhancing user-friendliness, data analysis, realism, and visualization.

The new features of Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.3 include:

  • Easy import and export data from Excel
  • New elements: Fence, Stanchion, Roadblock, and Staffing
  • Various user-friendliness improvements.

Easy Import and export data from Excel

Creating crowd scenarios often requires data that’s already available in Excel worksheets, and many users are familiar with analyzing data in Excel. With Pedestrian Dynamics®, all types of data can be stored in User Tables, including model inputs and various types of useful analysis outputs. The software now includes functionality that makes it easy to connect User Tables to Excel sheets for importing and exporting data. Simply set up the connection, and with a single click, you can import or export all the data you need.

Pedestrian Dynamics® now includes general import and export functions that enable more advanced import and export tasks. This Excel connection can speed up model building and especially scenario analyses. Testing different scenarios and comparisons between specific KPIs can be set up in an Excel that is fed with outputs from Pedestrian Dynamics®. This feature enhances the user experience and adds value to the model when simulating simple to complex infrastructures.

New elements: Fence, Stanchion, Roadblock, and Staffing

Crowd models play a critical role in analyzing and predicting the impact of crowd dynamics on events. They are used to inform and discuss crowd management strategies with stakeholders, and to train staff before and evaluate their performance after events.

To enhance the realism and visualization of Pedestrian Dynamics®, we have added new elements: Fence, Stanchion, Roadblock, and Staff. These elements are frequently used in large events and can significantly impact the flow of crowds. By incorporating them into the software, we improve the communication value of the software, making it easier to analyze, discuss, and train staff on the placement of these elements in and around the venue.

Moreover, the new tab “Events” has been added to the Model Layout window, which enables users to select and draw the new elements in their environment. The 3D visualization of these elements takes the powerful visualization and communication of your model to the next level, making it more accessible and understandable for all stakeholders.

User-friendliness improvements

Various other small improvements have been made:

  • The elevator has a new property offset time and the default location distribution has been adjusted.
  • Easily select a selection of height layers to draw an output map.
  • Disable the DrawInterior of an obstacle when a 3D model is attached to it.

Download our release highlights document to read more details about the new improvements in Pedestrian Dynamics® 4.3. 

Curious about what Pedestrian Dynamics® can do for you, your company, and your customers? Please contact us, or try our software free of charge.

InControl Enterprise Dynamics appoints new CEO for EMEA

InControl Enterprise Dynamics appoints new CEO for EMEA.

Woerden, January 31st 

Louis Schijve, the founder and owner of InControl Enterprise Dynamics, is stepping down as CEO of the company after a period of 34 years. The board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Geert-Jan van Nunen as the new CEO for the EMEA region. Geert-Jan is a seasoned manager with a proven track record of implementation and growth of software and platform technologies in the telecom and automotive industries.

Before joining InControl, Geert-Jan held various management positions. Understanding technology to accelerate business growth has been central to his career. Experienced with IoT, AI, platform technology, and integrated software systems. Previously he grew businesses from scratch to multimillion revenues. In his most recent role, he was responsible for the growth of a German AI technology scale-up.

geert-jan van nunen

Geert-Jan van Nunen. CEO InControl Enterprise Dynamics EMEA region.

His mission is growing InControl as a partner of choice for customers that use digital simulation and digital twins as tools to better plan and operate their core processes; and to establish InControl as the leading emulation and simulation software provider for large-scale and complex operations.

“We are happy to have Geert-Jan van Nunen as the new CEO for EMEA. He is a proven leader with the vision and experience to expand on the success that InControl has been building over the past 34 years and take the company into its next phase of growth and innovation.”

 –  Louis Schijve, Founder and Chairman of the board of directors  – 

About InControl Enterprise Dynamics

InControl Enterprise Dynamics is a global software company that provides simulation software and services for the safety and sustainability of critical infrastructures such as warehouses, manufacturing plants, logistics, airports, railroads, border control, public events, etc. By accurately simulating the flow of people and goods we enable our clients to better plan and optimize their core business processes making their business more efficient, robust, and safer. InControl’s Simulation Platform delivers customers essential insights to continuously improve and optimize complex infrastructures and physical business processes.

Find more information about our software here.

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