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thyssenkrupp Elevator relies on software from infoteam

infoteam supports with safety-relevant software for the control system of the revolutionary MULTI lift

Bubenreuth, 11.01.2021

  • Safety competence of infoteam SET GmbH in demand for promising project with charisma
  • MULTI plays an important role in planning and designing modern cityscapes of tomorrow

The infoteam SET GmbH, headquartered in the Nuremberg metropolitan region, has received a follow-up order from thyssenkrupp Elevator for the new MULTI lift system. The order is for the development of safety-relevant software for the control system of the revolutionary lift. The project period is set from the beginning of September 2020 to the end of October 2022.

The commissioning underlines the client's high level of confidence in infoteam's software development expertise. "We are very proud to be able to support this project with international dimensions and charisma of thyssenkrupp Elevator," says Gregor Schmitt, Managing Director of infoteam SET GmbH. 

Lift system of tomorrow

The cabs of the world's first ropeless multi-cab lift system "MULTI" will be driven by linear motors instead of ropes. This allows several cabs to be moved in one shaft with high acceleration forces and can be diverted into horizontal galleries at the same time. The system thus allows both horizontal and vertical access to ultra-modern buildings. In addition, the shaft height becomes independent of the technical limit at a rope length of currently approx. 600 metres. Architecturally, this opens up new possibilities for the metropolises of the future.

Safety competence from infoteam

infoteam SET GmbH was already an important partner in the MULTI project during the pre-development phase and was able to help drive it forward. The newly signed follow-up contract includes a further project phase which comprises the specification and programming of the safety-relevant control system.

Since the MULTI is a revolution with new requirements, the safety-relevant control system must be examined primarily with regard to the safety functions of the software and corresponding solutions must be implemented. Based on conformity with standards and many years of safety expertise, infoteam SET GmbH is now developing this safety-relevant control system. It monitors the lift control so that people and goods can be transported safely.

Joachim Strobel, CEO of infoteam, is pleased about tkE's "yes" to infoteam SET GmbH: "This order shows that thyssenkrupp Elevator is very satisfied with our performance and competence. The project is not only extremely significant from an economic point of view, but also confirms to us once again that our expertise is helping to move the market at crucial points."


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Possible caption: Architecturally, MULTI from thyssenkrupp Elevator opens up new possibilities for the metropolises of the future.

Further information about the MULTI from thyssenkrupp Elevator can be found here: www.thyssenkrupp-elevator.com/en/products-and-service/multi/


About infoteam SET GmbH

infoteam SET GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of infoteam Software AG, based in Bubenreuth near Erlangen. For almost 40 years infoteam has been developing technical software on behalf of customers. infoteam SET GmbH focuses on the development of functionally safe software that is part of the overall safety of a complex automated system. The use of functionally safe software protects people and the environment from system malfunctions.

A team of experienced experts at infoteam SET GmbH develops functionally safe software up to the highest safety requirement level. The development competence covers all current functional safety standards (IEC 61508, IEC 61511, IEC 62061, DIN EN 50128, EN ISO 13849, ISO 26262), so that regulatory software can be successfully created and certified for almost all areas of application.


About infoteam Software Group

infoteam Software Group has been implementing unique software solutions for their customers in the industry, infrastructure, life science and public service markets for almost 40 years. Its core business comprises the partial and total development of control and embedded software, middleware and application software – agile, modern and in line with the latest security requirements. Special areas of expertise include normatively regulated software for use in medical and laboratory equipment (IVDR, MDR, FDA, ISO 13485, IEC 62304, etc.) as well as functionally safe software at the highest safety level (IEC 61508, EN 50128, etc.). The service portfolio is well rounded as a result of many years of experience in data analysis, AI and machine learning.

infoteam Software Group employs more than 300 people and has offices and subsidiaries in Germany, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and China. The parent company, infoteam Software AG, is headquartered in Bubenreuth near Erlangen, Germany.

© thyssenkrupp Elevator: Architecturally, MULTI from thyssenkrupp Elevator opens up new possibilities for the metropolises of the future.

Angela Ringlein, Marketing Communications Manager


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