Understanding GB/T 24476 – 2017 China’s Technical Specifications for Internet of Things For Lifts, Escalators And Moving Walks

Rory Smith

Wednesday 18th September 2019

The People’s Republic of China has a new code that requires all new or modernized lifts, escalators and moving walks to be equipped with a remote monitoring system. The Standard specifies every detail of the standardized monitoring system. The data from the monitoring system is transmitted via the internet to a Safety Monitoring Platform. This Safety Monitoring Platform is operated by regional governments. The system and the data that it acquires is explained. Additionally, the potential effects of this system on safety and the lift industry are explored.

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