1. New Optional Specification for Standard Elevator
To expand its product range, Hitachi is now offering an elevator car operating panel with a vertical liquid crystal display (LCD) indicator as an option on its Hitachi standard elevator. The elevator car operating panel has received particularly positive feedback from customers among the specifications of its HF-1, a new-generation elevator, designed based on the “HUMAN FRIENDLY” business concept.
The design of the elevator car operating panel features a smooth stainless-steel surround frame with black and white highlights and a glossy surface finish. The vertical LCD indicator smoothly tracks the current car location to provide passengers with an intuitive indication of which floor they are currently on. The buttons use white text on the black background, with the characters embossed to allow for tactile reading. User comfort during elevator travel is also enhanced by the use of notification sounds that are easy on the ear.
“Four-language display function during an emergency” is a standard function. The function displays to inform passengers how to respond in the event of an earthquake, fire, or other emergency in four languages, alternating between Japanese, English, Chinese (both simplified and traditional) and Korean.
(Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd.)