The inexpensive production of high-quality steel through the Bessemer process is the key invention that made skyscrapers possible, but without elevators to move between their many floors, high-rise buildings would be impractical. The nearly one million elevators in the United States serve to maintain a swift flow of people and goods through multi-floor buildings, whether it is just a few floors or many dozen. With so many elevators in constant service, keeping them properly maintained for safe operation is a big challenge. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, elevators kill 30 — and seriously injure about 17,000 — people each year. In addition to these serious occurrences, elevators that go out of service due to maintenance issues slow commerce and impact those with disabilities and the elderly.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.edgeimpulse.com/blog/going-up-elevating-predictive-maintenance-with-edge-ml