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Privacy and Cookies

We may change this privacy notice from time to time by updating this page.

What information do we collect?

When you use this website, we may collect the following information:

  • the areas of the website that you visit
  • information about your computer, such as which browser you are using, your network location, the type of connection you are using (e.g. broadband, ADSL etc) and your IP address

We do this by using cookies, which are small files that help us track how our visitors use the website and enable us to understand where we can improve your experience. If you would like to find out which cookies we use and the information they track see our Cookies Policy.

Once you submit or register information through our website we will know who you are and your activities on this website and information about you and/or your company may be recorded on our systems. For example, we may ask for personal information when you download our software including:

  • your name
  • company name
  • email address
  • postal address
  • telephone number
  • country where you are based
  • Social media ID
  • your comments/questions
  • services/markets you are interested in

We may also collect personal information from telephone calls and/or other correspondence with you.

What do we do with the information we collect?

The information we capture is used for various purposes. The main purpose is to provide you with our services (whether available via the website or offline). We also use the information for:

  • website development
  • understanding how our visitors interact on the website
  • understanding what our clients are interested in
  • understanding what potential clients are interested in
  • dealing with enquiries/concerns
  • marketing our services and people to you
  • market research
  • service development
  • internal record keeping

Marketing

We would like to provide you with information about our services and other information which we think you may find interesting. We may send you such information by post, email and/or telephone, unless you have asked us not to do so.

We will not provide your personal information to other organisations for marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

If at any time you do not want your information used for direct marketing purposes, please contact us or follow the unsubscribe link in our marketing email messages.

Who do we share this information with?

We may share your personal information with companies acting on our behalf who will only use the information to provide that service. However, we will retain control of your data and any third party service provider that we use must act in accordance with our instructions. We may also share your personal information with a purchaser or potential purchaser of our business.

In some circumstances, we may have to disclose your personal information by law, because a court or the police or other law enforcement agency has asked us for it.

How to get copies of or amend the information we have collected

You may request details of the personal information that we hold about you under data protection laws. If you would like a copy of the information held about you please write to us at oasys@arup.com or at: Data Protection Officer, 13 Fitzroy Street, London, UK, W1T 4BQ. Please note that we may charge a small £10 administration fee for information requests.

If you think any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will correct or update any information as soon as we can.

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Data Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect, including locked cabinets, electronic password protection and pass card access to buildings.

If at any point you suspect or receive a suspicious communication from someone suggesting they work for Oasys or a website claiming to be affiliated with Oasys, please forward the communication to us or report the incident by email to oasys@arup.com or in writing to Oasys, 13 Fitzroy Street, London, UK, W1T 4BQ as soon as possible.

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Website Terms and Conditions

The contents of this web site are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights under international conventions. No copying of any words, images, graphic representations or other information contained in this web site is permitted without the prior written permission of the webmaster for this site.

Oasys accepts no responsibility for the content of any external site that links to or from this site.

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Software Licensing Terms

Terms and Conditions of Purchase

The full conditions of purchase and maintenance for all Oasys software are set out in the Oasys Software Licence and Support Agreement. All prices are subject to TAX at the current rate.

Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice – please ask for a written quotation.

Although every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of all information contained herein, the contents do not form or constitute a representation, warranty, or part of any contract.

Superseded Versions of Terms and Conditions

Oasys keeps copies of all superseded versions of its terms and conditions.

Maintenance & Support Services

Support and maintenance is included with all subscription licences for their full duration.

Annual maintenance contracts are available for software under a perpetual licence, prices are based on a percentage of the most recent list price.

This service includes:

  • telephone/fax/email/web based support
  • free software updates available via internet download
  • personalised output header for many products

MassMotion: Pedestrian simulation for the most realistic outcomes for every project at your fingertips

Chinese interface and user support now available

How do the professionals shaping our built environment put real people at the heart of their design? The answer is provided by Oasys MassMotion pedestrian simulation, which runs at the forefront of flexible analysis and is consolidating its global technical leadership with multi-language support. A Simple Chinese interface and user support are released this week.

From planning designs of major airports, train stations and stadia through to understanding user experience within art galleries, theme parks, and public events, MassMotion cannot be beaten in its ability to predict crowd flow realistically and accurately within any space that your clients can imagine.

 

Initially developed for Arup engineers who needed to understand the impact of crowding on major infrastructure projects, Oasys MassMotion is now the most flexible, commercially-available crowd simulation software in the world. From a core engine that simulates crowd flow based on algorithms developed and refined by the Oasys Software team, the software has added more and more features over time. Responding to the needs of teams working on innovative projects around the world, MassMotion features robust geometry editing and BIM import capabilities, flexible operations and logic modelling, and a wide variety of analysis options, including easily implemented analysis of  vertical circulation. It enables the smartest agents to react dynamically to emerging situations.

MassMotion works by associating imported or created geometry as key elements that virtual pedestrians can understand: such as walkable surfaces, doorways, or stairs. The origins, destinations, and any intermediate itineraries of these pedestrians are then set by the user, and the simulation is run. Movement algorithms and network assessments determine the most logical route for agents to move, with dynamic reactions to crowding and emergent conditions. The aim is to reduce the time taken to model different scenarios and allow for alternative building layouts, populations, or operations to be tested rapidly. From understanding evacuation times to helping design construction phasing, MassMotion can be used throughout the design and operation stages of a project.  A software development kit gives project managers even more flexibility.

 

The speed and ease with which models are imported or built, and MassMotion’s scalability mean that it is practicable to model anything from a small café to a world expo: people across the world use MassMotion to design spaces, including several transportation and commercial projects in China. It has been used in Asia on a wide variety of projects, ranging from evacuation studies of tall structures, assessments of circulation through malls, airport design and operations, and stadium optimisation and egress studies.

For information about licensing options or to arrange a trial of MassMotion please contact oasys@arup.com

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