With the advent of smart technology, elevator maintenance has become more reliable. Innovative technology connects sensors and systems that measure or identify factors such as door functioning, shaft alignment, motor temperature, and cab speed. Data is gathered, processed, and sent to the PCs and mobile devices used by technicians providing elevator maintenance services.
The global market for smart elevators has witnessed significant changes as more and more people reside or work in high-rise buildings. These devices are now integrated with advanced technologies such as touch screens, biometrics, destination dispatching, and access controls that transport passengers to their destinations efficiently and safely.
At a height of 1,776 feet and 102 stories, One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the United States. This building is expected to carry about 3.5 million people in its elevators every year. The lift will be the fastest in the Western Hemisphere, traveling at 23 miles per hour from ground level to the top floor within 60 seconds.
The elevator systems functioning at One World Trade Center use “Microsoft’s Azure Intelligent Systems Service” for maintenance. Service engineers are sent real-time data so that they can take the necessary steps to prevent lift breakdown. The system can be put into diagnostics mode or send to a different floor to improve travel time and efficiency and cut operating costs.
The maintenance system makes diagnosing and fixing problems easier. Data gathered from the accessibility device is entered into dynamic predictive models that are continuously updated. When a problem occurs, the system displays an error code along with the main cause. This allows the technician to diagnose the problem earlier and repair the device more quickly.
The new project is expected to lower elevator maintenance costs and improve their reliability. It can be used in both new buildings and existing buildings.
Since 1992, Day Elevator and Lift has offered high-quality mobility products that include stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, and both commercial and residential elevators. If you or your business are located anywhere in the greater New York City area, including Upstate or across the river in New Jersey, call us at (800) 758-5438 for a free consultation about the options we can offer when you’re thinking about buying a new elevator.