123 Mitsubishi Electric Elevators for New JD.com Beijing HQ
Mitsubishi Electric Building Solutions Corp. recently announced that Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator Co., Ltd. provided 123 elevators for Chinese e-commerce company JD.com’s new headquarters in Beijing’s Yizhuang Economic Development Zone, Manufacturing Today is among outlets to report. The 19-story, 530,000-m2 complex houses approximately 15,000 employees. The elevator system features a group control system that also conserves electricity, AI that predicts traffic and allocates elevators accordingly and the Destination Oriented Allocation System to help ensure comfortable travel by easing congestion in elevator lobbies by distributing passengers according to their destinations and allowing users to register destination floors in advance and board elevators without touching call buttons by holding an ID card over the card reader. Recognized as a “smart building,” JD.com’s new headquarters also boasts IP telephone and web-conferencing systems using a 5G network, as well as AI-based monitoring and smart lighting systems.
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