Augmented Reality and IoT Transform Elevator Maintenance Operations
The maintenance of elevators and other mechanical systems housed by built environments is set to undergo radical change thanks to emerging technologies such as augmented reality...
The Decline of the World’s Biggest Market for Elevators
China's goliath elevator market may never again scale its recent peaks as the country's high-rise urban environments reach a state of maturity.
The Latest Groundbreaking Vertical Transit Innovations
While the term "transportation infrastructure" usually conjures up images of highways and railway lines or bridges and tunnels, vertical transit facilities are becoming increasingly important even in spacious, land-rich...
Smart Elevators and the Internet of Things
According to estimates from the World Health Organization, seven in 10 people will live in cities by 2050. Large modern cities depend on efficient and reliable...
Vertical Transportation Technology Can Lift Property Values
The world’s population has increased six-fold in the past 150 years, while at the same time becoming increasingly urbanised each year.
Takeover Could Shake up World Market for Low Voltage Drives
The world market for variable frequency drives found in electrical motors used in HVAC systems, cranes and water infrastructure could be set for a shake-up following...
Lack of Engineers Threatens Shanghai’s Elevator Safety
A severe shortage of maintenance engineers is threatening the safety of elevators in one of the world's most densely-packed high rise cities.
New Hoist Technology Will Improve Viability of Superscrapers
There are nearly 600 buildings standing 200 metres or taller currently under construction or in the planning stage. Of those, 20 are higher than 500 metres.