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Yes, you read that right. I assert we will need to miniaturize our products’ burden on buildings while having bigger experiences and faster delivery times which requires stronger materials. 

Remember Ironman’s super-cool digital screens inside his ocean-side lair? Well today, thyssenkrupp announced that our service technicians will use HoloLens technology in its elevator service operations worldwide.

There is no getting around it. If your building is two stories or hundreds of feet, you are going to need an elevator. You have to meet the American Disabilities Act codes but what you don’t need is a complicated elevator system to travel just a few feet.

The term “smart city” can be open to interpretation. Here are a few prerequisites established a few years ago.  A smart city uses technologies to be more intelligent and efficient when using resources.

thyssenkrupp is currently putting the finishing touches on the installation of 30 elevators and 2 escalators that will serve 52 floors at River Point, a new office tower located on a prime piece of property overlooking the Chicago River.

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All the elevators in the United States make 18 billion passenger trips each year estimates the National Elevator Industry, Inc. I wonder how many of those riders know just what happens after you push the elevator call button. Well, now you can see the extraordinary inner workings of ordinary elevators.


thyssenkrupp’s elevators are featured in Machines: How They Work, a television show produced by the Discovery/Science Channel. This fascinating series reveals the hidden workings using incredible photo-real CGI to explode machines into their component parts. This combines with stunning behind-the-scenes footage of our elevator factory in Tennessee, to really uncover the secrets of how elevators work.

 Click here to see the show.


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