An Uplifting Story of Next-Level Sensor Design

There are millions of elevators in the United States alone, and these elevators are indispensable for moving people around large buildings and giving assistance to the disabled and elderly. Without these elevators, large cities in particular, with their many skyscrapers, would become much less accessible and less efficient. But this does not mean that these lifts are without their risks; in fact, 17,000 people are injured on elevators each year in the United States according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is a significant problem, but since we cannot do without elevators, the best course of action would be to make them safer.

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