Tag Archives: elevators

  • MULTI: Horizontal-Vertical Elevator Concept from ThyssenKrupp (Video)

    MULTI: Horizontal-Vertical Elevator Concept from ThyssenKrupp (Video)

    Elevators have done one thing for the entire lifespan of the technology, no matter how much its advanced in the last century or so: Gone up and down. ThyssenKrupp is an engineering firm that sees the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory-like possibilities for a greater range of direction in elevators thanks to maglev technology, and they’ve […]

  • ThothX Tower: Elevator (Almost) to Space Patented by Thoth Technology

    ThothX Tower: Elevator (Almost) to Space Patented by Thoth Technology

    I’ve been reading about various theoretical “space elevators” for years, always wondering if maybe one of them could become a reality. Of course, just because one’s been patented, in no way does that mean it will ever actually be built, but it’s still pretty cool to find out that Thoth Technology has developed their own […]