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Floor NAVI / Destination Control System

Floor NAVI
Floor NAVI

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

Floor NAVI allows passengers to specify destination floors before embarking elevators and guides them to appropriate cars to reduce the number of floors at which they need to stop. Since passengers do not need to push floor buttons in the car, they can get in and out of the car smoothly even when it is congested. Iconic ring-shaped icons and the chest-high operation panel allow comfortable operations. We used a full-scale mock-up to verify the usability to make Floor NAVI easy to use for diverse people, including those in a wheelchair. Floor NAVI helps greatly reduce the elevator travel time during the peak time, reducing passengers' stress.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2019

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia

  • TARGET GROUPS Public Sector / Government

Toshiba has designed an efficient elevator control system in line with universal design to cater to the needs of able and disabled people. AI allows for floor destinations to be bundled effectively, reducing waiting time. The simple and easy interface is readily adaptable to various architecture contexts.
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Client / Manufacturer

Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Elevator
and Building Systems Corporation
Kanagawa, Japan

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Design

Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation
Design Center
Tokyo, Japan

Taro Anai, Hiroshi Onoda

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