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 new patent  Elevator system hoistway access control

A hoistway access system for an elevator includes an access switch positioned at a selected landing floor 34 of an elevator and operably connected to a controller 46. A remote controlled lock 48 is located at landing doors of a landing floor providing access to a hoistway pit 36, and... Otis Elevator Company

 new patent  Unlocking key with authorization device

An unlocking system including an elevator system with a lock having an unlocking mechanism and a keyway, the lock configured to secure a door of the elevator system and a detection device configured proximal to the keyway, the detection device configured to detect the presence of an authorization device configured... Otis Elevator Company

Destination dispatch passenger detection

An elevator car destination dispatching system and methodology are disclosed. The system includes a user interface that is configured to permit a user of a plurality of users to enter a desired destination in a building. The system further includes a presence detector disposed in the vicinity of the user... Otis Elevator Company

Electrically autonomous elevator system

An electrically autonomous elevator system includes an elevator car configured to move in a hoistway in a first direction of travel. The elevator car is connected to a counterweight assembly operating on a guide rail constructed and arranged to guide the counterweight along a hoistway in a second direction of... Otis Elevator Company

Accessible elevator buffer

An accessible buffer assembly (200, 300, 400, 500, 600) for a buffer (202, 302, 402, 502, 602) of an elevator car (206, 306, 406, 506, 606) is provided. The assembly (200, 300, 400, 500, 600) includes an elevator car (206, 306, 406, 506, 606) having an access panel (104) and... Otis Elevator Company

Stabilizing device of elevator car

A stabilization apparatus of an elevator car includes: a base fixedly mounted with respect to the elevator car; an upper swing arm and a lower swing arm disposed in parallel basically, first ends thereof being pivotably fixed to the base; a guide rail friction member capable of generating, with the... Otis Elevator Company

Load bearing member for an elevator system having a metalized polymer coating

A belt for an elevator system is provided. The belt includes a plurality of tension members arranged along a belt width. A jacket material at least partially encapsulates the plurality of tension members. The jacket material includes a traction surface and a back surface opposite the traction surface together defining... Otis Elevator Company

Load bearing member for an elevator system having an elastomer and phosphonate blended bonding agent

A belt for an elevator system is provided having a core and an elastomeric sheath positioned over the core. An elastomer and phosphonate blended bonding agent adheres the core to the sheath.... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator system suspension member termination

A suspension member for suspending and/or driving an elevator car of an elevator system includes a plurality of tension members extending along a length of the suspension member including a plurality of fibers extending along the length of the suspension member bonded into a polymer matrix. A jacket substantially retains... Otis Elevator Company

Modular transfer station

A modular transfer station for a passenger conveyance system including a multiple of modular transfer station modules, each of the multiple of modular transfer station modules includes a static structure. A method of assembling a modular transfer station for a passenger conveyance including assembling a first interface lane alignment module... Otis Elevator Company

Removable elevator car door panel

An elevator car door system is provided, the system including an elevator car door panel (502, 600, 704) having a first retention member (510, 604, 720) and a suspension (504, 602, 706) having a second retention member (512, 606, 718) configured to releasably engage with the first retention member (510,... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator counterweight assembly

An elevator counterweight assembly includes a frame and a weight. The frame is constructed and arranged to move between a collapsed state and a deployed state. The weight is supported by the frame when in the deployed state... Otis Elevator Company

Communication with a passenger in a transportation system

A method to communicate with a passenger in a car within a transportation system includes receiving an alarm signal from the car, and initiating a text communication session via a communication system associated with the car in response to the alarm signal.... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator operation and service panel

A multi-use interface for use in an elevator includes an input device to receive input and a selection device associated with the input device, the selection device to select between an operation mode and a service mode, wherein the operation mode allows the input device to receive a standard elevator... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator activity level management of mobile device access

A method of managing mobile elevator call requests from a mobile device is provided. The method includes: receiving an elevator call parameter from a management interface; receiving at least one mobile elevator call request from a mobile device; comparing the mobile elevator call request to the elevator call parameter; and... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator car arrival indication on a mobile device

A method for presenting an estimated elevator car arrival time, the method comprising: receiving an elevator call at a mobile device; obtaining the estimated elevator car arrival time in response to the elevator call; and generating a user interface depicting the estimated elevator car arrival time, the user interface depicting... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator service request using user device

Methods and systems for making elevator service requests, the methods including receiving, by a computing device comprising a processor, building information, populating a first scrollable wheel and a second scrollable wheel with floor information contained within the building information, displaying a user interface, including the first scrollable wheel and the... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator service request using user device

Methods and systems for making elevator service requests, the methods including populating, by a computing device comprising a processor, a recents list with at least one retained floor pair, wherein each retained floor pair includes an origination floor and a destination floor, displaying the recents list on a display, receiving... Otis Elevator Company

Monitoring system for elevator system to ensure predetermined elevator shaft clearance

A monitoring system for an elevator system to ensure a predetermined elevator shaft clearance is provided and includes an elevator car moveably disposed in an elevator shaft and guided along at least one guide rail, the elevator shaft having a top surface and a bottom surface. Also included is a... Otis Elevator Company

Automatic test of deterrent device

A method and system for testing an elevator car door interlock and deterrent mechanism in an elevator system is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: ensuring that no passengers are in the elevator car and closing the elevator car door; operating the elevator car to move it away from... Otis Elevator Company

Remote triggering device, overspeed governor assembly and elevator

The present invention provides a remote trigger device, a speed limiter assembly having the same and an elevator. The remote trigger device for the speed limiter assembly comprises: an actuator; and a rotating component, the rotating component being capable of rotating around a rotating axis in a rotating plane, the... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator safety gear guiding assembly and method

An elevator safety gear assembly includes a base plate having a guiding component. Also included is a first engagement member operatively coupled to the base plate and configured to be positioned on a first side of a guide rail. Further included is a second engagement member operatively coupled to the... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator safety gear alignment system and method

A safety gear alignment system for an elevator system includes an elevator shaft and an elevator car having an interior region and disposed in and moveable within the elevator shaft. Also included is an upright structure operatively coupled to the elevator car, the upright structure defining at least one aperture.... Otis Elevator Company

Service access assembly for an elevator car and method

A service access assembly for an elevator car includes an elevator car 10 having an interior region 18. Also included is at least one upright structure 26 operatively coupled to the elevator car proximate one of a plurality of side walls 16 of the elevator car, the upright structure extending... Otis Elevator Company

Direct drive system for passenger conveyer device and passenger conveyer device

The present utility model provides a direct-drive system for a passenger transportation apparatus, and a passenger transportation apparatus having same. The direct-drive system comprises: a motor comprising a motor output shaft, for providing power; a main drive shaft for transmitting the power to a passenger transportation portion of the passenger... Otis Elevator Company

Sensor on escalator landing plate

A sensor system for controlling operation of an escalator arranged on a landing plate at the exit of the escalator includes a plurality of sensors arranged over a landing area of the landing plate. Each sensor is disposed at predetermined intervals with respect to the width direction along the width... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator service request using user device

Methods and systems for making elevator service requests including receiving, by a computing device, building information, populating at least one suggestion list with one or more suggested list elements, the at least one suggestion list comprising a list of possible origination or destination floors for an elevator trip, displaying a... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator virtual hall call panel systems and methods of operation

Virtual hall call panel systems for elevator landings and methods of use are provided. The systems include a display and detection assembly positioned proximate an elevator landing door, the display and detection assembly including a projection device and a detection device, a display surface proximate the display and detection assembly... Otis Elevator Company

Building traffic analyzer

An exemplary building traffic analyzer for an elevator includes: a video camera arranged in an elevator car; a traffic analyzer unit for collecting traffic data of passengers through the video camera; and a data storage unit for storing the traffic data of passengers collected by the traffic analyzer unit. The... Otis Elevator Company

Support assembly for elevator car operating panel

Support assemblies for car operating panels including a first support member having a respective panel retention cavity and a respective bracket retention cavity, a second support member having a respective panel retention cavity and a respective bracket retention cavity, and a bracket extending between the first support member and the... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator car wall panels

Elevator car wall panel systems and methods of installation including a wall panel having at least one first panel engagement element at a first end and at least one second panel engagement element at a second end, a frame having at least one frame engagement element configured to engage with... Otis Elevator Company

Fire resistant coated steel belt

A belt for suspending and/or driving an elevator car of an elevator system includes a plurality of tension members arranged in a lengthwise direction and a jacket substantially retaining the plurality of tension members. The jacket includes a traction portion, a back portion, and an inner portion between the traction... Otis Elevator Company

Automatic marking system

An automatic marking system (8) is provided which comprises a rope inspecting device (10) including a camera (15) and an image processor (14) and a rope marking device (17) for providing a mark on the rope in response to the image processor (14) detecting a defect on the rope. The... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator car, elevator system and checking, maintaining and/or repairing an elevator system

An elevator car (6) comprises at least one movable wall panel (16, 18), which is movable between a closed position, in which the at least one movable wall panel (16, 18) constitutes a portion of a sidewall of the elevator car (6), and at least one open position providing an... Otis Elevator Company

Elevator doorway display systems for elevator cars

Elevator doorway display systems and methods of operation including an elevator car having elevator car doors, a detection device configured to detect the presence of an object or person located in a detection zone when the car doors are opened, an imaging device configured to capture an image of an... Otis Elevator Company

04/19/18 / #20180105399

People conveyor and operating a people conveyor

A people conveyor comprises two landing areas located at two opposing ends of the people conveyor; a movable conveying element extending between the two landing areas and configured for conveying passengers between the two landing areas; a handrail extending parallel to the conveying element between the two landing areas and... Otis Elevator Company

04/12/18 / #20180099838

Elevator system and cancelling passenger requested floor destination

An elevator system includes an elevator car, a call panel, a controller, and a floor cancellation feature. The elevator car is adapted to travel in a hoistway defined by a building and between floors of the building. The call panel is located for passenger interaction, includes a plurality of floor... Otis Elevator Company

04/12/18 / #20180099839

Elevator call system with mobile device

A method of operating an elevator call system includes displaying a plurality of elevator destination selections associated with a building on a display screen of a mobile device. For ease of use, the elevator destination selections may be prioritized.... Otis Elevator Company

04/12/18 / #20180099840

Intelligent building system for altering elevator operation based upon passenger identification

The disclosure herein includes a method for controlling elevators by an intelligent building system. The method includes receiving, by the intelligent building system, elevator calls initiated by passengers. Each elevator call can include a passenger identification corresponding to a passenger initiating the elevator call. The method further includes procuring passenger... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093854

Occupant evacuation operation display

A building elevator system including: a building having multiple floors; an elevator system within the building, the elevator system having at least one elevator car; a display located on each floor proximate the elevator system, wherein the display is configured to illuminate evacuation information including an estimated time of arrival... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093856

Re-dispatching unoccupied elevator car for occupant evacuation operation

A method of operating an elevator system including: receiving an evacuation call from a first evacuation floor; moving an elevator car to the first evacuation floor; opening doors of the elevator car when the elevator car arrives at the first evacuation floor; monitoring, using a sensor system, a remaining capacity... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093857

Optimized occupant evacuation operation by utilizing remaining capacity for multi-compartment elevators

A method of operating an elevator system includes: receiving an evacuation call from a first evacuation floor; moving a first compartment of a multi-compartment elevator car to the first evacuation floor; opening a first door of the first compartment when the first compartment arrives at the first evacuation floor; monitoring,... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093858

Method for occupant evacuation operation utilizing multi-compartment elevators

A method of operating an elevator system includes: receiving an evacuation call from a first evacuation floor; determining an evacuation zone surrounding the first evacuation floor; determining a number of passengers on each floor within the evacuation zone; determining a set of adjacent floors within the evacuation zone that have... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093859

Occupant evacuation operation by allocating a variable number of cars to floors within an evacuation zone

A method of operating an elevator building system is provided. The method includes: receiving an evacuation call from a first evacuation floor; determining an evacuation zone surrounding the first evacuation floor; determining a number of passengers on each floor within the evacuation zone; determining a number of elevator cars to... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093860

Elevator system having lockdown mode

An elevator system includes an elevator car configured to travel in a hoistway; an elevator car door configured to open and close; a machine configured to impart force to the elevator car; an interface configured to generate a lockdown mode signal; and a controller configured to control operation of at... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093861

Enhanced elevator status information provisions for fire alarm systems

A building elevator system including: a building having multiple floors; an elevator system within the building, the elevator system having an elevator car; a control system configured to control the elevator system, the control system determines an estimated time of arrival of the elevator car at a floor; and a... Otis Elevator Company

04/05/18 / #20180093865

Compensation chain stabilize device and method, hoistway and elevator system

The present invention provides a compensation chain stabilizing apparatus and method, and an elevator shaft and elevator system having the same. The compensation chain stabilizing apparatus for an elevator includes a magnetic field generating device, which is configured to generate a magnetic field to limit shaking of the compensation chain.... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180086595

Secondary car operating panel for elevator cars

Elevator car systems including a primary car operating panel fixedly located on an elevator car panel and a secondary car operating panel display system. The Display system includes a detection and tracking device configured to detect the entry and location of passengers within the elevator car and a display device... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180086596

Elevator dynamic displays for messaging and communication

A building elevator system is provided having: an elevator system having an elevator car; a control system configured to control the building elevator system and determine evacuation information; and a dynamic display configured to display the evacuation information when an evacuation call is received by the control system. The evacuation... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180086597

Prognostic analysis of elevator performance using sensors and internet of things

A system and/or method for receiving a data capture from an elevator sensor and executing a prognostic analysis of the data capture to identify operational issues and resolutions to the operational issues. The system and/or method can further receive at least one of a verification of the operational issues and... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180086598

Group coordination of elevators within a building for occupant evacuation

A method of operating a building elevator system including: controlling a first elevator system and a second elevator system, floor coverage of the first elevator system overlapping floor coverage of the second elevator system at a least one transfer floor; receiving an evacuation call from an evacuation floor; detecting when... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180086603

Elevator car

An elevator car comprises a ceiling and two bars extending parallel to and spaced apart from each other along the ceiling, wherein each of the bars comprises a first opening and a second opening. The elevator car further comprises a ceiling panel with two protrusions extending from opposite sides of... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180086604

Elevator car wall for access to hoistway

An elevator car for an elevator system includes a floor and one or more elevator car side walls. At least one elevator car side wall is configured to be linearly translatable at least partially across the floor from an operational position to a maintenance position to allow for inspection and/or... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180087195

Elevator suspension and/or driving assembly having at least one traction surface comprising exposed weave fibers

An exemplary elongated elevator load bearing member includes a plurality of tension elements that extend along a length of the load bearing member. A plurality of weave fibers transverse to the tension elements are woven with the tension elements such that the weave fibers maintain a desired spacing and alignment... Otis Elevator Company

03/29/18 / #20180090138

System and localization and acoustic voice interface

A system and method for user localization and acoustic voice interface are provided. The system including a locator system that includes at least one sensor that detects a location of a user and generates a location value, a listening system that includes a microphone array that includes at least one... Otis Elevator Company

03/22/18 / #20180079620

System and controlling an elevator car

A system for controlling an elevator comprises a car door operation control system (10) for controlling movement of at least one car door (12), the car door operating control system (10) including an incremental encoder configured to provide a signal indicative of a travel distance of the car door (12)... Otis Elevator Company

03/22/18 / #20180079621

Apparatus and adjusting landing door locks from inside an elevator car

A tool for adjusting landing door locks in an elevator shaft is provided. The tool includes a first part that is adjustable in length and configured to be mounted in an elevator door opening and a second part movably attached to the first part and configured to simulate an elevator... Otis Elevator Company

03/22/18 / #20180079622

Elevator testing arrangement

A testing arrangement (36) for testing the operability of at least one safety sensor (21, 22, 23, 26, 28) connected to the safety chain (30) of an elevator system (1), the testing arrangement (36) comprises: at least one test circuit (34) for testing the operability of the at least one... Otis Elevator Company

03/22/18 / #20180079625

Elevator system suspension member termination

An elevator system includes a hoistway and an elevator car suspended in the hoistway via one or more suspension members. A counterweight is suspended in the hoistway via the one or more suspension members to balance operation of the elevator car. A machine is positioned at the hoistway to drive... Otis Elevator Company

03/15/18 / #20180072534

Location identification and location recovery of elevator

The present invention relates to location recognition and recovery of an elevator system, and belongs to the technical field of elevators. The elevator system of the present invention has a location recovery/recognition system comprising: a landing floor information component or a calling component, a sensing component arranged corresponding to each... Otis Elevator Company

03/15/18 / #20180072538

Locking system for panels of an elevator car and controlling access to an elevator shaft from the inside the car

A locking system for an elevator car includes a moveable panel of the elevator car moveable between an open position and a closed position, wherein the open position provides access to a region external to the elevator car. Also included is a plate operatively coupled to an exterior surface of... Otis Elevator Company

03/15/18 / #20180074466

Intelligent surface systems for building solutions

An intelligent surface system is provided for deployment in a space. The intelligent surface system includes a personnel movement device (PMD) configured to move an individual between first and second locations, sensors deployed to sense characteristics of the individual and a controller configured to determine a condition of the individual... Otis Elevator Company

03/15/18 / #20180074635

Common platform user touch interface

Common platform user interface touch systems including a first housing component having at least one input element, a second housing component to define an enclosure with the first housing component, a pressure sensing element disposed within the enclosure and configured to receive user input from the at least one input... Otis Elevator Company

03/08/18 / #20180065830

Elevator door lock safety device

Elevator door lock safety devices including a base, a first expanding extension member extending from the base, the first expanding extension member having a first exterior surface and a first interior surface, a second expanding extension member extending from the base and opposing the first expanding extension member, the second... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180056368

Sheave knurling tool and operating

A sheave knurling tool is adapted to knurl a sheave while carrying a belt and coupled to a drive unit for rotation. The sheave knurling tool may include a body, an arm, a jack, and a knurling wheel. The body is detachably coupled to a support structure of the drive... Otis Elevator Company

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03/01/18 / #20180057307

Communication with a trapped passenger in a transportation system

According to an embodiment, a method to communicate with a passenger in a car within a transportation system includes receiving an alarm signal from the car, receiving at least one operation parameter from the car, analyzing the at least one operation parameter corresponding to the alarm signal from the car,... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180057310

Safety device, elevator system and control controlling the elevator system

The present invention provides a safety device installed on a car frame of an elevator, and comprising a housing, an elastic element for providing a clamping force, and an engagement member adjacent to two sides of a guide rail, wherein the engagement member is provided with a sensor for measuring... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180057312

Building occupant evacuation

An elevator system includes at least one elevator car movable between a plurality of landings. The elevator system is operable in an occupant evacuation operation mode. In the occupant evacuation operation mode, at least one safe room is associated with at least one of the plurality of landings.... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180057314

Belt sheave and imprinting

A sheave is constructed and arranged to rotate about an axis for guiding motion of a belt. The sheave includes a circumferentially continuous surface facing substantially radially outward. The surface carries a plurality of imprints orientated to prevent belt slip upon the sheave.... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180057315

Passenger conveyor and monitoring vibrations in a passenger conveyor

A passenger conveyor (1) comprises at least one transport chain (6) connected to a plurality of transportation elements (4) which are configured for travelling in a closed loop along a pathway; at least one sensor (24), which is arranged in a non-straight portion of the pathway and which is configured... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180058521

Auxiliary brake device, brake disc assembly, base disc assembly and passenger conveyor

An additional brake device for a passenger transport device, a brake disc assembly, a wheel disc assembly, and a passenger transport device. The additional brake device comprises: a brake disc defining a hole and having an inner circumferential surface; a wheel disc having a wheel disc body and an extension,... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180059189

Method and system for monitoring the charging state of a battery

An electrical system (2) comprises a battery (26) for storing electrical energy; a battery monitoring device (22) which is configured for determining a numerical value representing the charging state of the battery (26) by setting an initial numerical value representing the charging state of the battery (26); and repeatedly determining... Otis Elevator Company

03/01/18 / #20180063712

Interactive billboard system for an elevator

An interactive billboard system includes a main control module configured to communicate with a smart device. The main control module has a location module to determine a location of image data transmitted by the smart device, an authentication module that authenticates a smart device based at least in part on... Otis Elevator Company

02/22/18 / #20180050884

Tie-down device for compensation sheave, compensation sheave and elevator

A tensioning device for a compensating sheave. The compensating sheave is provided with a housing. The tensioning device comprises: a first snap-fit member; a second snap-fit member; and a trigger mechanism comprising a resilient assembly and a limiting assembly, wherein the limiting assembly is provided with a limiting member, wherein... Otis Elevator Company

02/22/18 / #20180050885

Elevator car

An elevator car (2) comprising a passenger compartment defining an interior space (4) surrounded by sidewalls (62, 63, 64) and at least one car door; and at least one lighting arrangement (11) configured to illuminate the interior space (4). Said lighting arrangement (11) is associated with a ventilation system (18)... Otis Elevator Company

02/22/18 / #20180051468

Customizable and functional elevator car handrail

Customizable elevator car handrails are provided that include a first mounting frame attachable to a panel of an elevator car and a first rail module removably attached to the first mounting frame. The first rail module having includes a housing having a first contact surface, a second contact surface opposing... Otis Elevator Company

02/22/18 / #20180052519

System and distant gesture-based control using a network of sensors across the building

A gesture and location recognition system and method are provided. The system includes a sensor device that captures a data signal of a user and detects a gesture input from the user from the data signal, wherein a user location can be calculated based on a sensor location of the... Otis Elevator Company

02/22/18 / #20180052520

System and distant gesture-based control using a network of sensors across the building

A gesture-based interaction system for communication with an equipment-based system includes a sensor device and a signal processing unit. The sensor device is configured to capture at least one scene of a user to monitor for at least one gesture of a plurality of possible gestures, conducted by the user,... Otis Elevator Company

02/22/18 / #20180053504

Intention recognition for triggering voice recognition system

A method and intent recognition system that triggers voice recognition is provided. The intent recognition system includes an intent recognition device that detects a user location and/or behavior in a building and detects a triggering event based on the user location and/or behavior that suggests the user wants to input... Otis Elevator Company

02/15/18 / #20180044132

Control elevators

Elevator control system including an elevator car, an elevator controller, and an occupancy detection system configured to detect an occupancy level within the elevator car, the occupancy detection system comprising at least one camera. The elevator controller and the occupancy detection system are configured control the elevator car to prevent... Otis Elevator Company

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02/15/18 / #20180044134

System and measuring and diagnosing ride quality of an elevator system

A system and method of measuring and diagnosing the ride quality of an elevator system, including (a) operating the mobile device to acquire ride quality data, (b) operating the mobile device to transmit ride quality data to an external computing device, (c) operating the external computing device to compare the... Otis Elevator Company

02/15/18 / #20180044135

Movable car mounted overspeed governor

A movable car mounted governor assembly for an elevator car is provided. The assembly includes a chassis releasably mounted to an upright of an elevator car and a governor operationally mounted to the chassis. The chassis is configured to move from a first position to a second position relative the... Otis Elevator Company

02/15/18 / #20180044138

Configurable multicar elevator system

A method and system for managing an elevator system (10), includes providing a plurality of elevator cars (14) to travel in a hoistway (11), and selectively introducing and removing at least one of the plurality of elevator cars (14) to and from the hoistway (11) via a loading station (50).... Otis Elevator Company

02/08/18 / #20180037437

Elevator run profile modification for smooth rescue

A method of operating an elevator system is provided. The method includes powering, using a battery, the elevator system when an external power source is unavailable. The method also includes controlling, using a controller, a plurality of components of the elevator system. The controlling comprises operating at least one of... Otis Elevator Company

02/08/18 / #20180037438

Governor assembly and elevator

The present invention provides a governor assembly and an elevator, wherein the governor assembly includes: a support; a first axle rotatably supported by the support; a main pulley rotatably mounted on the first axle relative to the first axle; a first guide pulley near the main pulley; a first safety... Otis Elevator Company

02/08/18 / #20180037440

Elevator car

An elevator car (2), which is configured for moving along a hoistway in a vertical direction, comprises a passenger compartment defining an interior space (4) surrounded by sidewalls and at least one car door, said sidewalls (62, 63, 64) and/or said car door forming at least one vertically extending corner... Otis Elevator Company

02/08/18 / #20180041082

Winding assembly for rotary electric machine and manufacturing

A winding assembly for a rotary electric machine includes a stator. Also included is a plurality of radially extending teeth defining a plurality of slots therebetween. Further included is a winding segment disposed within each of the slots, the winding segment having a constant cross-sectional area along an entire length... Otis Elevator Company

02/08/18 / #20180041147

Motor torque ripple reduction using dc bus harmonics

A method and system of reducing/eliminating ripple in an electric motor. An electric parameter, such as current is sensed in an input electric signal. Ripple is detected in the signal using one or more current sensors and a discrete Fourier transform calculation. Ripple is reduced by adjusting the electric signal... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029828

Governor of elevator

The present invention relates to the technical field of an elevator, and provides a governor of an elevator. The governor of the present invention is provided with a reset push part which is disposed on a ratchet wheel and is used for resetting the governor from a second state to... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029829

Mechanically integrated propulsion guiding unit

A guide assembly (60) for guiding movement of an elevator car (30) is provided including a first (66) and second (68) guide support coupled to the elevator car (30). The first guide support (66) and the second guide support (68) are separated from one another by a gap (G) wider... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029830

Traveling cable sway prevention

An elevator system includes an elevator car movable along a hoistway, a traveling cable operably connected to the elevator car and movable along the hoistway with the elevator car, and a traveling cable support positioned in the hoistway and operably connected to the traveling cable to prevent sway of the... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029832

Vehicle and elevator system installation

A method of installing an elevator system in a hoistway includes loading an elevator car with elevator system components for installation. The elevator car includes a first deck including one or more linear drive elements operably connected to a linear drive system at the hoistway and a second deck abutting... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029833

System of monitoring handrail for a passenger conveyer device, a passenger conveyer device and monitoring method thereof

A moving handrail monitoring system includes a sensor configured to sense at least part of a moving handrail of the passenger conveying device to acquire a data frame; a processing device configured to analyze and process the data frame to monitor whether a tension degree of the moving handrail is... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029834

Monitoring of step rollers and maintenance mechanics of passenger conveyors

The present invention relates to step roller monitoring and maintenance personnel monitoring of a passenger conveyor, and belongs to the field of passenger conveyor technologies. In the monitoring system and monitoring method of the present invention, an imaging sensor and/or a depth sensing sensor is used to sense the step... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029835

Monitoring system of a passenger conveyor, a passenger conveyor, and a monitoring method thereof

A monitoring system includes: an imaging sensor configured to sense a lighting device of the passenger conveyor to acquire image data; and a processing apparatus configured to process the image data, the processing apparatus being configured to include: a background acquisition module configured to acquire a background model based on... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029836

Temperature monitoring system, passenger conveyor and temperature monitoring method thereof

A temperature monitoring system for a passenger transport apparatus includes a temperature detection apparatus; and a control apparatus. When the temperature of at least one of a plurality of components is lower than a working temperature range, the control apparatus sends out a notification message and/or enables a heating apparatus... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029837

Sensor assembly, security system and passenger conveyor

A sensor assembly for a passenger conveying device, a safety system and the passenger conveying device, wherein the sensor assembly comprises an optical fiber disposed along a length of a skirt board of the passenger conveying device; a light source disposed at a first end of the optical fiber, light... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029838

Monitoring system of a passenger conveyor, a passenger conveyor, and a monitoring method thereof

A monitoring system and a monitoring method for a passenger conveying device, and the passenger conveying device. The monitoring system comprises an imaging sensor and/or a depth sensing sensor for sensing a monitoring area of the passenger conveying device to acquire data frames; and a processing device for performing data... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029839

Speed detection system of passenger conveyor and speed detection method thereof

The present invention relates to the field of passenger conveyor technologies, and provides a speed detection system of a passenger conveyor and a speed detection method thereof. In the speed detection system and the speed detection method of the present invention, an imaging sensor and/or a depth sensing sensor are/is... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029840

System and monitoring handrail entrance of passenger conveyor

The present invention provides a handrail entry monitoring system of a passenger conveyor and a monitoring method thereof, and belongs to the field of passenger conveyor technologies. In the handrail entry monitoring system and the monitoring method of the present invention, at least part of a handrail entry region of... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029841

Detection of state of engagement between step and comb plate of passenger conveyor

The present invention relates to the field of passenger conveyor technologies, and provides an engaging state detection system of a passenger conveyor and a detection method thereof. In the engaging state detection system and detection method of the present invention, a depth sensing sensor is used to sense at least... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180029842

Monitoring system of a passenger conveyor and monitoring method thereof

The present invention relates to the field of passenger conveyor technologies, and provides a monitoring system of a passenger conveyor and a monitoring method thereof. In the monitoring system and detection method of the present invention, a monitored object of the passenger conveyor is sensed by using an imaging sensor... Otis Elevator Company

02/01/18 / #20180032598

Big data analyzing and processing passenger conveyor

The present invention provides a big data analysis and processing system and method for a passenger transport apparatus, wherein the big data analysis and processing system comprises: a data collection module, the data collection module comprising: an imaging sensor and/or depth sensing sensor, configured to constantly collect image data and/or... Otis Elevator Company








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