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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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The daily commute of millions depends heavily on trains and subways. But have you ever thought of all the elevators and escalators all these people take to get to and from the train station every single day? And as city populations grow, the current infrastructure of transit and metro stations are not equipped to deal with the impending gridlock. We only have a limited amount of space to work with – elevators and escalators take up a lot of space.


This week marked the first official day of summer and by now families are hitting the road for annual vacations. There is no doubt children ( and parents) will use elevators, escalators and moving walks when traveling in airports, transit stations, museums, shopping malls and hotels. So before you struggle to keep everyone together, juggle you bags and baby strollers, take a minute to review the following safety tips.