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Elevator Arrival and Departure Times (Thesis Concept No. 3)

This concept focuses on making the time it takes to get to your floor more transparent so that you can decide on whether you should take the stairs or stick with the elevator in order to save time.

An elevator with visualization of arrival time along with external control panel.

An elevator with visualization of arrival time along with external control panel.

If we take a look closer, we see arrival times if we were to take either the elevator or the stairs.

If we take a look closer, we see arrival times if we were to take either the elevator or the stairs.

A passenger hits the 8th level button.

A passenger hits the 8th level button.

The time of arrival for floors 9 and 10 are extended because of our passenger's request for the 8th floor.

The time of arrival for floors 9 and 10 are extended because of our passenger's request for the 8th floor.

Several others have entered the building and punch in their floor number.

Several others have entered the building and punch in their floor number.

Arrival times for all floors above the lowest requested floor are extended. Stairwell arrival times stay fixed.

Arrival times for all floors above the lowest requested floor are extended. Stairwell arrival times stay fixed.

Sam shows up to the office and notices the crowd and the time it's going to take to get to the 6th floor.

Sam shows up to the office and notices the crowd and the time it's going to take to get to the 6th floor.

He decides to take the stairs.

He decides to take the stairs.

For floors other than the ground floor, the external control panel works as such (assuming you are currently on the 6th floor)

For floors other than the ground floor, the external control panel works as such (assuming you are currently on the 6th floor).

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  • 29 Nov 2010

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Lead UX Designer on Nike+ Running at R/GA.