Project: Elevator Control
Research options to allow the robot to control or cal an elevator

How does our robot control an elevator? When planning to navigate from one building to another, often there will be an elevator in the way. The question that this project wants to look at are what are the options for doing this?

Learning Objectives

  • Be efficient about doing web and other research
  • Learn about elevators and the elevator industry

Questions to answer

  • What are the legal requirements for accessability of elevators and can we take advantage of that?
  • Is there any kind of API that is available or standard?
  • Is there any kind of standardization of apis that we can use?
  • How has this problem been solved elsewhere?
  • What are some new ideas on how to solve it?


  • A report summarizing the result