Ever since its foundation as a university spin-off, close cooperation with partners and research facilities has been a top priority at PTV. The Group has established a global network, reaching from its German hometown Karlsruhe to universities and researchers all over Europe, America, Asia and even Africa.… Read more “Promoting traffic research in Africa”
“Are you playing computer games again?” – this is a question microsimulation experts often get asked when modelling traffic. Of course they are not, but is there really such a big difference between microsimulation and a game like Sim City?… Read more “Microsimulation – what is it good for?”
Testing autonomous vehicles in real traffic is costly and time consuming. Hundreds of thousands if not even millions of kilometres have to be driven to make sure that the vehicle was confronted with every possible traffic scenario. In addition to that, such tests give only limited insight into the overall traffic effects of AVs.… Read more “Modelling autonomous vehicles”
The world’s leading traffic simulation software is waiting for you, with new features and functionalities: with PTV Vissim 8, scenario management is now included in modelling. Other new features include the simulation of overtaking manoeuvres, as well as eye-catching graphics in the user interface and simulation output.… Read more “PTV Vissim 8 – Efficient, convenient and elegant”
PTV China organized the PTV Software training course which took place from 23-27 March 2015 in Lijiang, a small beautiful city in Yunnan Province.
The training did not only cover VISUM and VISSIM courses, but also VISUM Safety, VISWALK and Vistro courses.… Read more “PTV Software training course in China”
Continuous development has brought the transport planning software from PTV Group to where it is today: at the forefront of the industry. For a long time, new features and functionalities for PTV Visum and PTV Vissim have been created not only by their own developers, but users and partners also bring the software forward: with their own add-ins, which they program according to their requirements.… Read more “PTV Group launches Add-in Marketplace for Vision Traffic Suite”
What features and functions do PTV Visum 14 and PTV Vissim 7 have to offer? We asked product management colleagues and present you with three release highlights from the current PTV Visum version and three from the current PTV Vissim version.
Highlight No.… Read more “6 release highlights not to miss”
IBIT GmbH, Bonn, and the PTV Group, Karlsruhe, are in future looking to collaborate in the areas of research, consultancy, education and training. IBIT has set itself the objective of professionalising and standardising crowd and event safety.… Read more “Working together for greater safety at events”
An interview with Dr. Steffen Wekeck,Traffic Software Development Director at the PTV Group and, among other responsibilities, in charge of software development for the world-leading transport planning products, PTV Visum and PTV Vissim.
Compass: Steffen, you have been a software developer responsible for our transport planning products for 14 years.… Read more “A knock on the door of… Dr. Steffen Wekeck”