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SantosHuman Inc. was founded as a spin-off of the University of Iowa in 2008. The company was formed to continue development, test, and bring to market a revolutionary new digital human modeling and simulation software package, referred to as Santos™. The Santos™ software was initially developed at the University's Center for Computer-Aided Design from 1998 through 2008. The company markets and sells the Santos™ software package along with associated services to aid its customers in producing high fidelity biomechanical models and simulations of human motion, posture prediction, strength, fatigue, and physiology. These model and simulations aid in the conduct equipment usability and ergonomics studies to aid in the efficient design and production of the goods and services these companies produce.