A Future Above The Clouds

Posted on Friday, 28th November 2014 in News
You don’t even need to read the latest edition of Elevation to get information about the latest innovations in lift technology, even the mainstream media have picked up on the latest announcements from both ThyssenKrupp (MULTI) and Kone (Ultrarope). But will these advances in technology really lead to goliath megastructures? Will this be a Betamax vs VHS type battle? Or will both systems have their own specific application? MULTI ditches cables in favour of magnetic linear motor technology, to move the lift car both vertically and horizontally. They can operate in loops and aren’t limited by heights, so it’s easy