November 2004  

The latest elevator technologies give tall buildings an IQ boost
Elevator manufacturers are applying guidance systems run by Artificial intelligence and other technologies to get people around more efficiently in increasingly taller buildings.
By Alan Joch 
If you yearn for elevators that can get you to your high-rise destination faster, the future looks bright. In the past, seasoned elevator riders employed two common tactics: guessing which car would open up next and positioning themselves accordingly, or the futile act of endlessly punching the button to induce the elevator to move more quickly. Read On.


October 2003

Innovative Products
By Rita Catinella
A roundup of innovative materials, equipment, and technologies from leading building product manufacturers. Read On.