The Levytator

The Levytator is the world's first escalator capable of following freeform curves.

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+8 1. zxoxz commented 13 years ago

I need one to get upstairs...My old bones just don't feel so good!
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+9 2. JimineyJilickers commented 13 years ago

So when will we see one of these going up Mt. Everest? >:)
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+3 3. matinmiah commented 13 years ago

so if it stops in one place it stops everywhere. liking the design but not good for long steps just incase kids press emergency stop
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+21 4. atomikpt commented 13 years ago

increase of sedentarism ftw.. heart diseases, etc. theme park? can't people just enjoy a walk in the park? ..
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+2 5. YetiGrowl commented 13 years ago

that's a step up from the old school wodden ones people would get sucked into!!
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+6 6. Atmo commented 13 years ago

escalators in park?? what is next? radiators?
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+6 7. irishgek commented 13 years ago

Hmmm for some strange reason I get the feeling this is the last time I will ever see this again.
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-2 8. badboy007 commented 13 years ago

bull shit I have seen them in airports
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+6 9. mozama commented 13 years ago

Im studying to become a mechanical engineer and I so wanted to invent this for my bad its patented everywhere besides Africa 8-)
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+18 10. LightAng3l commented 13 years ago

Or you could just... i don't know... walk...
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+2 11. lockandload commented 13 years ago

if the speed can be turned up it might aswell be used as a running machine too..
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+4 12. 95731 commented 13 years ago

they already have this at Las Vegas
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+4 13. YetiGrowl commented 13 years ago

pretty sure i've rode these at the forum shops at caesar's in vegas
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+2 14. stepanstas commented 13 years ago

While the usability per step is nice, wherever I take escalators, one tends to be broken. Luckily the second pair can be switched to go upstairs. In this case, the entire thing will be out of order.
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+2 15. MindTreat commented 11 years ago

The reason why the current escalators are mostly in straight lines, is not limited by technology, but chosen that way because it is the most efficient way to travel, a straight line...
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0 16. buckleg08 commented 2 years ago

nice idea...not for the masses though...:P
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0 17. Judge-Jake commented 2 years ago

This was 11 years ago, I've not seen one, but from the comments above they must be out there.