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Elevators for the elderly are the future, and the first to go.
A new elevator company is to be formed to offer rides to people over 65 and their families on elevators in cities and towns around the world.
Elevators for people with disabilities are a growing problem.
Elevator operator Michael Pohle, 69, and his colleagues are building a new generation of elevators that have a more efficient way of transferring people, according to people familiar with the plans.
The company will be known as the Elevators of the Future.
They will have no need for wheelchair ramps or elevators with doors or sliding doors, said Scott Dominguez, president of the American Elevator Association, an industry trade group.
The company will operate a network of eight elevators, all of them on different floors, all with a common interface, the people said.
The elevator company, Elevators For the Elderly, has been working for several years to develop an elevator system that is 100% wheelchair accessible, and Pohler and his partners have been building prototypes and conducting safety tests, the two people said, asking not to be identified discussing the company’s plans.
Pohler, who will lead the Elevates of the 2020s, has built a reputation as a champion of disabled people.
He founded the National Elevator Project in 1999, and later was the first president of Elevates For the Deaf.
He and his wife, Patricia, are also the creators of the Elevator Sisters, a nonprofit that offers rides for people who cannot walk, the companies said.
They have also created a new type of elevator for people whose physical abilities have diminished.
It will be powered by solar power, so it will not require a car or a power plant, the organizations said.
The design also is expected to save money, as the company will not need to pay for new elevators.
The technology, which is being developed by Pohlers engineering team, will be able to operate without the use of a motor, according a person familiar with it.
Pohl and his associates will build the new elevator system for the disabled on a small plot of land in Los Angeles.
The new elevations are expected to be completed this year, the individuals said.
They declined to be further identified because the plans have not been made public.
The elevators will be connected to a fleet of new elevating cars that are expected by 2021, they said.POHLER’S CHALLENGETo create a new elevation system that will be 100% accessible, Pohles team has to find ways to make it accessible.
He has proposed a number of options, such as installing a lift on the roof of a building and using it to bring people from one floor to another, the company said.
But he has not yet decided whether to go with this, the other two people familiar said.
Instead, Pohl and the other partners plan to build a series of elevations with different layouts.
The first one will be the classic, traditional elevator, which people can only use on the first floor.
It is also the elevator that the wheelchair-bound use most frequently, the person familiar said, adding that the new system would be more accessible to those who are wheelchairs and those who use wheelchairs.
It will also have a small, wheelchair-accessible platform.
The team is working on an elevator with a smaller platform that can be used on the second and third floors, they added.
The first two elevators are being built in Los Feliz, and they will be ready to go in 2018, said Christopher Sussman, a partner at Pohls engineering firm.
The third elevator, in San Francisco, is in progress, he said.
He declined to give any further details on how the first two are being constructed.
The Elevates for the Deafe are working to bring the company and its engineers up to speed on their new elevates.
They have been researching the technology, using data from the International Wheelchair Association, and making sure they are ready for production, POHLER said.
In the end, he is going to build the first system in 2020.
The two companies have not yet revealed the final design, the elevator company said in a statement.
The final design will be revealed at a conference in San Diego in October, the statement said.