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8839914 Elevator system including fire evacuation priority  
An elevator system capable of an efficient evacuation using an elevator in case of a fire, and capable of confirming an evacuee remaining status in a case that an evacuation operation using the...
8646581 Elevator group management system having fellow passenger group assignment  
An elevator group management system capable of appropriately performing car assignment processing without leaving any one behind and enabling a passenger to recognize a car to board without fail....
8573366 Elevator system to execute anticipatory control function and method of operating same  
In a method for controlling an elevator system, hints relating to potential elevator passengers are received from at least one observation point connected to the elevator system. Based on the...
8544612 Methods and systems for providing service requests to conveyance systems  
A conveyance system comprises at least one user interface having at least one service request pushbutton for providing service requests to the conveyance system. An identifier device is provided...
8505693 Elevator system and group management control device to improve elevator availability for disabled persons  
In an elevator system, an elevator-hall-call/destination-floor-call registration device provided at an elevator hall includes, besides a destination floor registration button such as a numeric...
8499895 System and method for pre-programmable elevator operation  
A system and method for pre-programming operation of an elevator to automatically service particular floors of a building at a designated future interval. A remote user may input instructions over...
8469153 Taxi dispatching to a region  
The present invention is related to a dispatching system for car assignment method. The method includes: (a) setting a set number based a history data, wherein the history data records a time and...
8439169 Elevator group supervision controlling apparatus  
An elevator group supervision controlling apparatus has a response time predicting means, a passenger movement estimating means, a standby time predicting means, a candidate car selecting means,...
8387756 Method and system for allocation of destination calls in elevator system  
A solution for the allocation of destination calls in an elevator system includes one or more single-deck elevators and one or more multi-deck elevators, in which system the passenger enters a...
8387757 Elevator car assignment control strategy with passenger group separation and future serviceability features  
An exemplary method of assigning calls to elevator cars includes ensuring that a passenger separation requirement is satisfied. The passenger separation requirement is satisfied when a passenger...
8386291 Equipment planning support system for triple-deck elevator  
The invention relates to a triple-deck elevator equipment planning support system, arranged such that the average number of times of being stopped per going-round is calculated on the basis of a...
8230979 Transportation method associating an access story with a destination story  
The invention relates to a method and an arrangement for transporting people in a building using an elevator installation (10) having at least one elevator cage (11). The elevator cage (11) is...
8230980 Method of operating elevators during emergency situations  
An elevator system having at least two elevators, wherein at least one of the elevators is designated as an emergency personnel elevator, can be operated to allow a firefighter to commandeer a...
8172044 Elevator system  
An elevator system including a car call registration device by which an elevator user registers a car call before riding on a car and a group supervisory controller with a building specification...
8028806 Method of dispatching an elevator car including an expected arrival time of a passenger near an elevator car  
A method of dispatching an elevator car to a destination requested by a passenger before the passenger enters the car includes determining which trip of the elevator car begins at a time having a...
7963372 Evacuation assistance device for elevator  
An elevator evacuation support apparatus evacuates building occupants that have been left inside a building to a refuge floor in an emergency by managing operation of an elevator in which a...
7938232 Evacuation control apparatus for an elevator  
An evacuation control apparatus for an elevator controls, in an event of a fire in a building provided with an elevator that is assigned to a plurality of floors as service floors, an operation of...
7926621 Evacuation assistance device for elevator  
In a building, a service zone including a plurality of floors is set. The building is provided with an elevator that is assigned to the floors in the service zone as service floors. In an event of...
7926620 Elevator control apparatus and control method  
When a long-period-earthquake occurs, an elevator is controlled to ensure that an abnormality is positively judged and that the elevator can be safely and promptly returned to a normal operation....
7918321 Control system for elevators  
A control system for elevators is provided with a landing call registration device provided at each of landing floors so as to be operable thereat, a landing call automatic registration portion...
7913820 Control system for elevator  
A control system for elevators controls the operations of a plurality of elevator apparatuses. The elevator apparatuses have cars and elevator doorways provided at each landing floor. The control...
7849974 Method of dispatching an elevator car  
An elevator system (20) includes a plurality of cars (22) and destination entry devices (40) located some distance from the elevator cars (22). A controller (38) dispatches an elevator car to a...
7735611 Identification of incoming peak traffic  
A method and system for effectively identifying an incoming peak traffic situation in an elevator system is provided. To allow faster detection of a peak traffic condition, use is made of both...
7730999 Elevator group supervisory control system using target route preparation  
An elevator group control system includes a reference route generating portion, which for each elevator, generates a reference route which the elevator should follow with respect to the time axis...
7712586 Passenger guiding system for a passenger transportation system  
Passenger transportation system (4) including a hallway (2) providing access to at least one transport car (6, 8, 10, 12) and a control for controlling the movement of the cars, characterized by a...
7677363 Evacuation assistance device for elevator  
A rescue floor crowdedness detecting device detects crowdedness or uncrowdedness of an elevator region at a rescue floor. An evacuation guidance device installed in a building reports to those...
7621378 System for controlled operation of elevator in case of fire and method of controlled operation of elevator in case of fire  
A fire emergency control operation system for an elevator includes an evacuation time calculator for acquiring a positional relationship between the elevator and the fire sensor which performs the...
7426982 Elevator group supervisory control system  
An elevator group control system is provided which stably keeps cage's position in temporally equal interval condition over a long period of time. The present invention provides a system...
7275623 Allocating landing calls in an elevator group using a cost function  
An elevator group control method for the allocation of calls, in which method a given service time of the elevator group is assigned a target value. The service time may be passenger waiting time,...
7267202 Elevator dispatching with guaranteed time performance using real-time service allocation  
The registration of each hall call (20, 21) is recorded (27) and the remaining response time of all available cars to each up hall call and each down hall call is determined. The response time for...
7198136 Elevator device for a multi-sky-lobby system  
An elevator system is provided with multiple sky lobbies to reduce the space required for elevator shafts and the space required for the entire elevator system, as well as the required elevator...
7152714 Elevator car separation based on response time  
The time required for each car to reach each up hall call and each down hall call is calculated (30, 33). These times are then arranged in categories and the number of landings in each category is...
6978863 Apparatus for elevator group control  
In an apparatus for elevator group control which performs group management of a set of elevators, the set consisting of an upper car and a lower car which are disposed in a vertical relation...
6328135 Modifying elevator group behavior utilizing complexity theory  
The position and direction (0-27, FIG. 2) of each elevator car (A-D) in a group of cars is recorded along with time and traffic rate of the elevator group to provide a data stream. The canonic...
6325178 Elevator group managing system with selective performance prediction  
A rule base storing control rule sets predicts elevator group management performance, such as waiting time distribution, obtained when applying each rule set stored in the rule base to the current...
6257373 Apparatus for controlling allocation of elevators based on learned travel direction and traffic  
An administrative controlling apparatus for elevators, for calling an elevator before a passenger's operation of a hall call button when a passenger who has come to an elevator hall is detected by...
6176351 Double deck elevator allocation controlling apparatus  
An controlling apparatus for a double deck elevator is disclosed. An allocation control unit (5), when a predetermined specified floor is registered in an elevator hall call registering unit (4)...
6173816 Hallway-entered destination information in elevator dispatching  
The estimation of the amount of time required by a given elevator to reach a given hall call, known as remaining response time (RRT), can be improved by using not only the present car position,...
6145631 Group-controller for elevator  
PCT No. PCT/JP97/01184 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 9, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 9, 1998 PCT Filed Apr. 7, 1997 PCT Pub. No. WO98/45204 PCT Pub. Date Oct. 15, 1998A group-supervising control system for an...
6065570 Control system for a plurality of groups of lifts with destination call control system  
PCT No. PCT/CH97/00055 Sec. 371 Date Oct. 5, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Oct. 5, 1998 PCT Filed Feb. 18, 1997 PCT Pub. No. WO97/37922 PCT Pub. Date Oct. 16, 1997The invention concerns a control system...
5936212 Adjustment of elevator response time for horizon effect, including the use of a simple neural network  
For elevator car dispatching scenarios, the standard remaining response time (RRT) estimation is augmented by a selected amount of time where a horizon floor is to be served before reaching the...
5892190 Method and system of controlling elevators and method and apparatus of inputting requests to the control system  
Elevator group supervisory control method and system for group supervisory control of a plurality of elevators serving a plurality of floors. The method and apparatus of the invention permits the...
5767462 Open loop fuzzy logic controller for elevator dispatching  
A group controller for controlling elevator cars in a building having a plurality of floors includes a traffic and traffic rate estimator for providing fuzzy estimates of traffic and traffic rate;...
5679932 Group management control method for elevator system employing traffic flow estimation by fuzzy logic using variable value preferences and decisional priorities  
An improved group management control method for an elevator capable of efficiently performing a group management control of an elevator based upon the building condition by deciding a...
5668356 Elevator dispatching employing hall call assignments based on fuzzy response time logic  
Each car in a group of elevator cars in a building is determined to be available or not depending on whether it is assigned in the group, whether it is the only delayed car, whether it is fully...
5663538 Elevator control system  
An elevator system for a multistory structure having a plurality of elevator shafts is shown which includes at least one independently movable elevator car in each elevator shaft. A digital...
5648645 Elevator excess speed detector with multiple light barrier  
An apparatus for detecting excess speed of an elevator car travelling in an elevator shaft includes a vertically extending measuring strip is mounted at one side of the shaft and a multichannel...
5625176 Crowd service enhancements with multi-deck elevators  
In an elevator dispatching system controlling the assignment of elevator cars in a building, a method of assigning a multi-deck elevator car includes determining if a crowd exists at a floor in...
5612519 Method and apparatus for assigning calls entered at floors to cars of a group of elevators  
A group elevator control includes a call allocation device which automatically adapts to optimization criteria and traffic conditions so that an optimum call assignment is achieved. The device...
5563386 Elevator dispatching employing reevaluation of hall call assignments, including fuzzy response time logic  
An elevator car call is reassigned if a different car fortuitously shows up first, or if the assigned car leaves the group. The call is reassigned, one time only, if the assigned car is delayed by...

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