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How the Internet of Things Will Optimise Elevator Performance

The Internet of Things (IoT) has overtaken cloud computing in becoming the most talked-about technology trend of today. And this may partly result from the ease with which the underlying concepts whic...

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Smart Elevators for Even Faster Elevator Travel

There’s nothing more irritating than waiting for a lift, only to have to stop at every floor on the way to allow other people to get on or off. The development of smart elevators, which have bee...

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Fly Higher with Innovative UltraRope Lift-Hoisting Technology

Skyscraper technology has come a long way since 1885, when the world’s very first was completed. The Home Insurance Building, nicknamed ‘Father of the Skyscraper’, was ten storeys ta...

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New Plans by Scientists to Build a Space Platform Lift

Would you like a trip to outer space? Then take the lift. This is the idea of Canadian company Thoth Technology, which hopes to build an inflatable elevator to space. The idea is to construct a platfo...

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Growth of the Global Stair Lifts Market Down To Longer Life

Leading research company Persistence Market Research recently conducted an extensive study looking at the global market for stair lifts. The results of that study have revealed some very interesting s...

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Could this be the platform lift of the future?

It’s like Willy Wonka finding the Holy Grail. Everyone may be used to lifts moving up and down, but one that moved sideways was supposed to be a fantasy. No more.   Magnetic Levitation M...

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Benefits of Platform Lifts Recognised By New Government Scheme

The government’s Access for All scheme has provided funding for improvement work to be carried out on Leyland station in Lancashire. This will help to enhance step-free access at the station for...

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The 8 Fastest Elevators in the World

Commercial elevators have come a long way since the installation of the first Otis passenger lift in New York in 1857. The top speed then was 40 feet per minute, substantially slower than walking. How...

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