DELFT, The Netherlands, January 29 /PRNewswire/ -- TASS-safe (, a leading provider in advanced software solutions to enhance human safety, announced today the addition of the MADYMO software suite to the Altair ( HyperWorks Enabled Community (HWEC). MADYMO is the worldwide standard software for vehicle safety analyses and design optimization.

We, at TASS-safe, are thrilled about our new partnership with Altair because it increases the value customers receive from their existing license purchases. We see this partnership as a significant advantage for our mutual customers, especially now in these challenging times, said Frank Litjens, director sales marketing of TASS-safe. Through this partnership, our customers can use all products in the MADYMO software suite via the Altair HyperWorks Units licensing system. In particular our FE-Harmonization products are priced very attractively under the Altair licensing system. These FE-Harmonization products enable the use of MADYMO dummy models and occupant safety technologies in conjunction with FE codes like RADIOSS, LS-DYNA, PAM-CRASH and ABAQUS to predict the safety performance of a vehicle during a virtual crash simulation. This partnership also further strengthens TASS's market position and provides new opportunities for future growth.

HyperWorks is a suite of enterprise analytic applications that includes statistical, database, visualization and simulation software to help companies make better business decisions. Its patented HyperWorks Units licensing technology allows users to transparently share software licenses globally across a broad suite of applications. Customers can operate all applications under their existing HyperWorks software licenses, increasing flexibility and the value of their investment.

Altair's addition of third-party applications such as MADYMO provides customers with more software options to diversify and increase their return on investment in HyperWorks Units, and provides TASS-safe with the opportunity to gain added exposure and market share. HyperWorks customers will be able to download MADYMO Release 7.0, the latest version of the software along with all other available modules, at zero incremental cost using their existing HyperWorks license system at

TASS-safe and Altair share many clients around the world, says James R. Scapa, Altair chairman and CEO. The addition of the MADYMO suite to the HyperWorks Enabled Community extends Altair's commitment to and leadership position in the crash and safety industry. The HyperWorks platform, including MADYMO, RADIOSS and many other Altair and partner solutions offers tremendous value to our customers.

About TASS-safe

TASS strives to be a leading company in advanced software solutions to enhance human safety by providing innovative software tools and customer-focused solutions. Our software MADYMO is the worldwide standard for occupant safety analyses and design optimization. Our aim is to make transport systems beyond safe. We want them to be TASS-safe. To learn more, please visit

About Altair

Altair Engineering, Inc. empowers client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information. Privately held with more than 1,400 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. With a 20-year-plus track record for product design, advanced engineering software and grid computing technologies, Altair consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of industries. To learn more, please visit

About the HyperWorks Enabled Community Program

HyperWorks uses a subscription-based software licensing model, where software licenses float across the enterprise, and customers can use floating licenses to access a broad suite of Altair developed and third party software applications. Customers benefit from unmatched flexibility and access, resulting in maximum software utilization, productivity and ROI. For more information about the HyperWorks Enabled Partner Program, visit

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