Category: Commentary

Predictive Maintenance: Top 10 Ways IoT is Changing Elevators

08/09/2018 | BY JANELLE PENNY The same Internet of Things (IoT) devices that are enabling more granular lighting and HVAC control are now making predictive maintenance easier, cheaper and less labor-intensive for elevators and escalators. IoT’s technical capabilities let the devices manage large streams of performance data and predict maintenance requirements and impending failures with a fraction of the time
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Hitachi Elevator China debuts next-gen smart elevator

by Gigi OnagAugust 6, 2019 Hitachi Elevator (China) launched its new smart elevator at a company event in Kunming. Hitachi Elevator (China) recently unveiled in Kunming its the next-generation smart elevator MCA-ES, which uses advanced intelligent control technology to monitor users’ riding experience. The new model is designed for 5G and is running on an open platform.
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Elevator Failures at Chicago High-Rise Rattle Passengers

 July 30, 2019 – Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff » By Greg Zimmerman ELEVATORS It seems elevator failure is reaching near-epidemic proportions at the building formerly known as the John Hancock Center in Chicago.  For the second time in a year, passengers got stuck in a malfunctioning elevator at the building now known as 875 North Michigan Avenue.   The elevator
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