Technology will always develop and it really wouldn’t surprise us if there were more robotic things to come. Apple has brought out the touch finger identity to access your iPhone 5s and Microsoft is in the process of bringing out a lift. Yep, you got it; the computer geniuses Microsoft have designed a lift that has a human sensor installed into the system, which means it is able to detect when you’re approaching and getting in the lift. Pretty cool! This is definitely a lift installation that we would like to get stuck into.

The guys down at Microsoft’s Redmond Lab in Washington have installed a Kinect camera in the lift and have been training it to recognise when people get into the lift and so the doors know when to open. There is also talk that this smart lift will have quirky gestures such as “are you coming?” with a jiggling door motion and all you need to do is nod or shake your head with your answer. This lift is still a work in progress and has only been installed in the Microsoft lab, but we can see it becoming more widespread.

Here at Elevators Ltd, we also use state of the art technology as part of our lift installation service. Unfortunately, we haven’t quite got the technology to provide a motion sensor lift like Microsoft do, but we can provide quick and reliable lifts. How about getting in touch with us today and a member of our ever so friendly team will be more than happy to help you. You can find all of our contact details on our website.