Author Archives: Michel

About Michel

Researcher and developer of transportation technologies CTO of Helixator

In the Google Self-driving Car

One of the most prominent technologies being developed at the moment for the Future of transportation is the Google self driving car. This special project fosters the development of Driverless car, where a robotic system using sets of spatial sensors and highly sophisticated computing … Continue reading

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Helixator goes to the Future

Helixator CTO , Michel David, wins prestigious scholarship to Singularity university from the Ramon foundation. The prize was won after a multistage competition that included presentations of Helixator, company and technology. It was handed to him by Mrs.Rona Ramon, founder of the Ramon foundation, in … Continue reading

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More about the High speed Helixators

The high speed Helixator is a combination of emerging technologies and existing inventions into a machine for continuous vertical transport. The Helixator technology is flexible to the point it can be developed with any of the several existing acceleration methods, … Continue reading

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Escalators for the poors

As discussed in the past, there is a direct link between accessible transportation and poverty -The solution that the Helixator team suggest is connecting inner favels to the main roads by Helixator line in order to make social progress and economic development. https://helixator.wordpress.com/2011/02/11/a-new-way-to-reduce-poverty/ It has been … Continue reading

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New year visit to SkyView Stockholm

The SkyView is probable to be one of the most significant elevator project of recent years. engineered by swedish liftbyggarna (http://www.liftbyggarna.se) it is characterized as a funicular system with a sophisticated leveling system. built on a structure argued as the … Continue reading

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Helixator – Besic operation principle

The Helixator technology development produced a large verity of models and prototypes. This early video explains the monorail structure and basic rail layout and its breakthrough technological essence. See for yourselves:

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“Escalator” art

Fritz Panzer / Rolltreppe, 2006 Olafur Eliasson / Umschreibung, 2004 Monika Sosnowska / Ohne Titel, 2010 Ulrich Genth, Heike Mutter / Tiger and Turtle Magic Mountain, 2011

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The Luna Helical escalator

In the early 1970’s, inventor Gilbert Luna researched and campaigned to promote his solution for helical escalators. The suggested machine had an helical path for the ascending passengers and a return path that crossed its cylindrical core. In his design … Continue reading

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The Helixator potential benefits for a better urban life economic and social effects

The Helixator is a transportation device that adapted to the urban revolution of the 21st century. Increasing the urban density build up area while reducing the amount of private cars in the city, creating an enormous advantage to the municipal … Continue reading

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Introduction to Helixator technology

*Read full article as published on Elevator World magazine, September 2009 Introduction to Helixator technology

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