Today’s elevators are way smarter than their predecessors—these vertical people movers to are specially designed to travel quickly between several floors. In fact, this video from NOVA and PBS can tell you everything you need to know about modern elevators.
The video starts by addressing the common logistical problems presented by last-generation lifts. These relay-controlled elevators knew where to pick people up, but were slow and disorganized in dealing with large crowds. Destination dispatch elevators instead use a computer and keypad to move passengers more efficiently.
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