Category: New Tachnology

  1. Elevators in Video Games

    Vertical transportation is a common element of many video games. These screenshots depict a diverse range of elevators and movable platforms as they are featured in popular video game titles.  

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  2. Unique Elevators and Escalators

    These unique creations remind us of the great variation of design styles and applications in the world of elevators/escalators. Bike Escalator Shopping Cart Escalator Multi-stage Escalator Cat Elevator Hamster Elevator Wooden Escalator Glass Elevators

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  3. Floating Elevators

    Although these conceptual designs may seem like science fiction, they are actually part of a plan for a new landmark in Taichung, Taiwan. The tower, expected to be completed in two years, will stand 1,000 feet tall and will use wind turbines and solar cells as part of its energy-efficient design. Perhaps the most interesting…

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  4. World’s Largest Elevator

    Mitsubishi Electric currently holds the title for the largest elevators in the world. The five 80 passenger elevators are 11.5 ft. wide, 9.2 ft. long and 8.5 ft. tall. They boast an impressive 11, 574 lbs capacity and glass windows with a view. and are a feature of the 41-story Umeda Hanku Building in Osaka,…

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  5. Elevators in Television Ads

    This is a collection of television ads from various countries. All of these ads feature elevators. Be warned, some of these commercials are slightly risque. Enjoy!     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLbIaFP2WAA     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78MrxYh8Cg8                           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k61aBEZ5PZ8   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mJXctrduAY  

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  6. Funny Elevator & Escalator Pictures

    Here are some hilarious images involving escalators and elevators. Look closely…you might be missing something.                                

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  7. Tallest Skyscrapers in the World

    Without elevators, skyscrapers would be useless heaps of steel and cement. But with elevators, skyscrapers are masterpieces of modern engineering that maximize space with their great verticality and serve as a symbols of economic power. Let’s take a look at the world’s tallest skyscrapers–and remember that these buildings house some of the world’s tallest elevators….

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  8. SEES Celebrates 150 Blog Entries: How Elevators Work

    We have been on quite a journey through the world of elevators in this blog. We have explored elevator history, news, entertainment and technological developments. But one important aspect of these efficient and ingenious machines that we have not yet covered is how elevators actually work. Today, in celebration of 150 fascinating blog entries, we…

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  9. The Nation’s First Elevator Museum

    Patrick Carrajat, a retired elevator executive, has opened the nation’s first elevator museum in Long Island City, New York. The 700 square foot facility holds rare artifacts like a steam pressure gauge from the late 19th century, as well as advertising and other elevator-themed curiosities. Carrajat aims to preserve a history he feels is disappearing….

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