Category Archives: Moving walkways

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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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 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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A new way to reduce poverty

“In inner-city poor districts such as slums and favelas, people are living in inhumane conditions that create geographical obstacle which prevents mobility to distance and so to better life. The lack of available transportation is creating a situation that the … Continue reading

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Case study: favela Rocinha

*Read full article – Rocinha case study

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‘Spiral’ escalator could give crowds a lift

“A monorail-inspired design could help create the world’s first continuous spiral escalator”. Helixator technology article at “The engineer” magazine: (*click image for full article) http://www.theengineer.co.uk/spiral-escalator-could-give-crowds-a-lift/1006662.article

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Helixator for La tour Eiffel

La tour Eiffel is the most visited structure in the world. With recent 6 million tourists per year it reached more than 230 million visitors in the 120 years it stands. At present, the increasing numbers of annual visitors creates … Continue reading

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