uCrowds is a company bringing crowd simulation to everyone while keeping it easy to understand and use. Whether you want to use SimCrowds as an expert, seek projects with our linked experts or look for a technical crowd simulation challenge, we are here to deliver the best solution.
Contribute to a safer world
We offer a software solution for simulating crowds in big infrastructures, events or virtual worlds. Our ambition is to contribute to a safer and more pleasant world. We hope to achieve this by bringing our state-of-the art simulation systems and logics to everyone by thinking from a user perspective.
Our products and services are based on 14 years of research and 80 man-years of development on crowd simulation at Utrecht University. The software creates an exact representation of the walkable space in a 3D environment, and applies a five-level framework to this representation to simulate a crowd. It includes advanced features such as social groups, dynamic re-planning when obstacles appear or disappear, density-based crowds, and flow-based movements in crowded situations. uCrowds has won the Academic Startup Competition 2020.
Who are we
Enthusiastic in every thing we do, our profesional team always strives to bring the fastest and most user-focused solutions to crowd management experts.
Roland Geraerts, PhDManaging director / CTO / Founder
Roland is the founder of uCrowds BV, which he established in January 2018. uCrowds has its roots at Utrecht University, where Roland started his research on robot motion planning as a PhD student. In 2007, he continued his research on Crowd simulation as a PostDoc and Assistant professor. His main interests are Computer Science, AI, Game technology and Crowd simulation. His mission is to have a positive impact on the world by creating software to facilitate a safer and more pleasant world.