ATLANTA, May 7, 2015 - Otis , the world's largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, will present an educational session about recent advances in elevator technology at the AIA Convention 2015. Otis is part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Mary Ryan, senior manager, new equipment, Otis North America, will lead the session titled "Latest Innovations in Elevator Technology" on May 15. The AIA convention is one of the largest annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the U.S., and it provides a first look at new materials and technologies.
During the education session, Ryan will speak about the industry's latest advances in elevator technology to enhance attendees' vertical transportation knowledge. The discussion will focus on intelligent building strategies, including the evolution of destination dispatching and machine-roomless systems, and how these technologies continue to impact building design in the areas of aesthetics, security, energy efficiency and space-saving.
"Otis was founded on innovation, and we are dedicated to continually improving the passenger experience for our customers," Ryan said. "Elevators are one of a building's most critical assets. We are excited to discuss technological developments in the industry that help make buildings smarter and deliver outstanding performance by combining sustainability with innovation."
AIA Convention 2015 will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta May 14-16. For more information, go to the AIA Convention website or visit Otis at booth #1617. More information about Otis and its products can be found at www.otis.com or on Twitter at @OtisElevatorCo.
Otis is the world's largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories, and maintains more than 1.8 million elevators and escalators worldwide. Otis is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com or follow @OtisElevatorCo on Twitter.