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Schindler Miconic 10 plaque in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Schindler Miconic 10 was an elevator dispatching system product of Schindler. It was founded in 1992 by Dr. Paul Friedli[1] as the world's first practical destination control system to enchance traffic efficiency.

In 2000, Schindler introduced their second generation destination control system called SchindlerID, which was based on the Miconic 10 but incorporates RFID card reader to check passenger's access rights. Both Miconic 10 and SchindlerID was discontinued in 2012 and succeeded by Schindler PORT but still made for Greece, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, South America and some Middle East countries.

Overview

Schindler Miconic 10 uses a revolutionary traffic management system that brings people to their destinations faster than any other elevator control. By grouping people traveling to the same floor, Miconic 10 reduces the number of intermediate stops and thereby improves the elevator system efficiency. The control instantly allocates a car. The new control system increases the capacity of elevator groups by up to 50% and significantly reduces overall travel time.

Schindler Miconic 10 worked on Schindler 7000 as well as fewer smaller models like Schindler 5400.

Usage

Instead of "calling a car by pushbutton", the destination floor is put in on a decimal keypad. Passenger will just have to key in their destination floor and the display will quickly shows you which car he/she will board to get to his/her registered floor destination.

Once the passenger on board the car, the door will close automatically, but delayed when another hall call is registered to accomodate more passenger to board the car, or the handicap mode is activated to accomodate wheelchair or disabled passenger. There are two floor destination indicators installed on both side of the inner door frames which displays all of the registered car call destination. Once the car reached at the registered floor, the number on the indicator will flashes, and disappears when the car stops and the doors are open.

Inside the car there are only door open and close buttons, an alarm button, intercom and additional informative warning lamps like overload and emergency operation warning lamps.

Benefits

  • Advance knowledge of every passenger’s destination before they even reach the elevator.
  • Reduced passenger journey times.
  • Elimination of crowding during heavy traffic.
  • Assurance of a dedicated service for people with special needs.
  • Greater design flexibility for building core configuration.

Notable installations

Australia

  • 175 Pitt Street (Hooker House), Sydney (2009)
  • MetCentre, Sydney[2]

Hong Kong, China

  • AIA Tower (1999)
  • Three Pacific Place
  • Langham Place Office Tower (2004)
  • Taikoo Place
    • Lincoln House (1998)
    • One Island East (2008)
  • The Landmark, Central
    • York House (2006)
    • Jardine Tower
    • Prince's Building
  • Cyberport

Indonesia

  • Graha Aktiva, Jakarta (1992)
  • Menara Mulia, Jakarta (1992)
  • Wisma GKBI, Jakarta (1995)
  • Pondok Indah Office Tower 1, Jakarta (1996)
  • Bank Indonesia, Jakarta
  • Menara Karya, Jakarta (2006)
  • The East Tower, Jakarta (2007)
  • Menara BCA, Jakarta (2007)
  • The Energy, Jakarta (2007)
  • The City Tower, Jakarta (2008)
  • Menara Palma, Jakarta (2008)
  • Talavera Office Park, Jakarta (2008)
  • APL Tower, Jakarta (2009)
  • AXA Tower, Jakarta (2010)
  • WTC 2, Jakarta (2011)
  • 88@Kota Kasablanka Tower A, Jakarta (2012)
  • Menara Prima 1, Jakarta

Israel

  • Crowne Plaza Tel Aviv City Center, Tel Aviv
  • Eliyahu Building, Tel Aviv
  • Assuta Hospital, Tel Aviv
  • Ichilov Hospital/Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv
  • Rogovin Tidhar Tower, Ramat Gan

Russia

  • Nordstar Tower, Moscow
  • InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya, Moscow

United States

  • JW Marriott Washington, DC, Washington D.C.[3]
  • New York Marriott Marquis, NY (2005)[4]
  • Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY
  • Milford Plaza Hotel, New York City, NY
  • Beverly Center, CA (Formerly Westinghouse elevators)
  • Four Embarcadero Center, San Fransisco, CA
  • New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA
  • Bank of America, Ft Lauderdale, FL
  • Reunion Tower, Dallas, TX
  • The Westin Galleria Houston, Houston, TX
  • The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria, Houston, TX
  • American Center, Southfield, MI

Thailand

  • The Offices at CentralWorld, Bangkok (2005)
  • CentralPlaza Grand Rama 9, Bangkok (Tower elevators) (2011)
  • CyberWorld Tower, Bangkok (2008)
  • CentralPlaza Chaengwattana, Nonthaburi (Tower elevators) (2008)
  • C.P. Tower 3, Bangkok
  • Sathorn Square, Bangkok (2011)
  • Software Park, Nonthaburi
  • Intouch Tower, Bangkok (2005)
  • Energy Complex, Bangkok (2009)
  • Italthai Tower, Bangkok (1997)
  • Sala@Sathorn, Bangkok (2009)
  • Department of Special Investigation, Bangkok (2002)

Other countries

  • The Park Tower Knightsbridge (Sheraton Park Tower Hotel), London, England
  • Barnsley Hospital, Barnsley, England
  • Prime Tower, Zurich, Switzerland (2011)
  • Bassler Messeturm, Basel, Switzerland (2003)
  • KölnTriangle, Cologne, Germany (2005)
  • Metro Tower I, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Heron Tower, London, United Kingdom (2007)
  • Erasme Hospital, Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium
  • Kalpataru Square, Mumbai, India (2011)
  • Shenton House, Singapore
  • URA Building, Singapore

Trivia

  • When the handicap mode is not available in Schindler Miconic 10, the keypad display would show "XX" when the wheelchair button is pressed.

Video

Central Plaza Grand Rama 9, Bangkok Schindler Miconic 10 Traction Elevators - Retake 101:56

Central Plaza Grand Rama 9, Bangkok Schindler Miconic 10 Traction Elevators - Retake 1

Schindler Miconic 10 elevators, found in CentralPlaza Grand Rama 9, Bangkok, Thailand

Notes and references

  1. Jardine Schindler Group Magazine - Vertical World (December 2014)
  2. Modernized from 1980s EPL KONE elevators.
  3. Modernized from Schindler Haughton elevators.
  4. Modernized from Westinghouse elevators.

See also

External links


Elevator Destination Dispatch 

Compass (Otis) • DOAS-S (Mitsubishi) • Destination Floor Reservation System (Hitachi) • Destination Reservation Guidance System (Fujitec) • Destination Selection Control (thyssenkrupp) • Miconic 10 (Schindler) • Polaris (Kone) • PORT (Schindler) • SchindlerID (Schindler)

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