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Elevator Communications

Al Sinopoli, P.E.  (RF Network Tech Expert, Chevron)

Date: Tuesday, September 28

Time: 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Track: In-Building Wireless, 5G, Infrastructure & Connectivity

Format: 45-Minute Power Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Technical

Elevators cabs are typically connected for communications purposes through umbilical cables that stretch the length of the elevator shaft. Those cables may carry emergency phone, video camera, and other data. However, what happens when you get the bill to replace a 500-foot cable, which will cost many thousands of dollars? You come up with a way to do this wirelessly for fractions of the cost! This session will go over a solutions and also draw upon radio behavior comparisons with mineshaft communications.