Innovation Lessons From the World’s first Rope Free Elevator and a Human Powered Elevator

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Thyssenkrupp unveiled their latest product – Multi. This is the world’s first rope-free elevator that can move both horizontally and vertically. I think this is a breakthrough that is worth celebrating. They claim: Introducing the elevator industry’s holy grail and the end of the 160-year reign of the rope-dependent elevator. MULTI harnesses the power of linear motor technology to move multiple cars in a single shaft both vertically and horizontally! This opens up new possibilities in urban development. You could envisage a time when if you were to move from one building to another, you could take an elevator to […]