Kilian Schuster, Paul Friedli: Method for communication with a transportation system. Iventio, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, October 5, 2004: US06801792 (88 worldwide citation)

A method for communication with a transportation system utilizes a human-machine interface with a control unit that constantly checks for the presence of contactlessly communicating information carriers. If a user with an information carrier is located in the reception range, the control unit requir ...

Paul Friedli, Kilian Schuster, Karl F Schneeberger: Identification system for a lift installation. Inventio, Schweltzer Corman Gross & Bondell, August 3, 1999: US05932853 (73 worldwide citation)

An identification system for a lift installation in which a lift user carries with him an information transmitter. The information transmitter communicates individual data, for example the weight of the lift user, to a recognition device, which files the data in a data bank. Lift users without infor ...

Paul Friedli, Kilian Schuster: Control device for a lift. Inventio, Schweitzer Cornman Gross & Bondell, January 4, 2000: US06011839 (67 worldwide citation)

A control device for access and lift operation to a predetermined story in multi-family dwellings or other buildings is provided. Call input devices which may comprise a first input button and a second input button are provided in the upper stories of the building, such as in individual apartments o ...

Lorenzo Parrini, Peter A Spiess, Kilian Schuster, Lukas Finschi, Paul Friedli: Method and system for emergency evacuation of building occupants and a method for modernization of an existing building with said system. Inventio, Klaus P Stoffel, Wolff & Samson PC, February 27, 2007: US07182174 (36 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for emergency evacuation of building occupants and to a method for modernization of an existing building with the evacuation system. The system is used in a multi-story building having a plurality of floors and with at least one elevator positionable at selected landings of the ...

Kilian Schuster, Paul Friedli: Method for controlling an elevator utilizing a mobile telephone. Inventio, Schweitzer Cornman Gross & Bondell, March 22, 2005: US06868945 (30 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the equipping of an elevator (1, 2) with hardware in order to control the same. This hardware is provided in the form of a customary radio telephone (3) which serves as a unit for controlling the elevator. The radio telephone (3), also designated as mobile, comprises a keypa ...

Karl Weinberger, Kilian Schuster: Device and method for remote maintenance of an elevator. Inventio, Butzel Long, July 11, 2006: US07073633 (27 worldwide citation)

A device for remote maintenance and monitoring of an elevator installation has at least one input for the detection of first signals from an elevator control and/or from a sensor, at least one output of second signals to a telecommunications network and a processor and a data memory. A set of remote ...

Kilian Schuster: Contactless switching device for an elevator safety chain. Inventio, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, May 11, 2004: US06732839 (19 worldwide citation)

A monitoring device for an elevator includes a plurality of switching devices connected in a series safety chain. Each switching device has an active unit generating a pattern and a passive unit that responds to the pattern within a defined spacing between the units.

Kilian Schuster: Device for transferring energy to a vehicle of a transportation system. Inventio, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, July 2, 2002: US06412604 (18 worldwide citation)

A vehicle of a transportation system is moved by a drive supplied with electrical energy from an energy store. For the purpose of loading the energy store at a stop, a supply unit is provided, by which energy from a stationary energy supply, for example the public power supply or a solar generator, ...

Kilian Schuster, Paul Friedli: Method of communication of travel destination information between user and a plural vehicle transport system. Inventio, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, May 28, 2002: US06394231 (17 worldwide citation)

A transport system with several autonomous vehicles includes a terminal for a user to input his travel destination. The boarding location and the allocated vehicle are selected for serving the travel request and this information is communicated to the user as an allocated symbol on a display of the ...

Kilian Schuster, Paul Friedli: Transportation system control with user input of travel destination designations. Inventio, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, November 13, 2001: US06315083 (15 worldwide citation)

A user communicates travel destinations to a transportation system utilizing a human-machine interface having a touch screen with a selection of designations that can be individually selected by touching the screen. For example, a selected designation “Library” is communicated from the human-machine ...