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Elevated Thinking

Taking ideas and innovation to all-new levels

At Otis, we are Made to Move YouTM. And that means more than enabling passenger journeys. It’s about pushing the boundaries of what’s possible for an entire industry, taking ideas and innovation to all-new levels and reinventing entire experiences for passengers and customers. 

Every day, Otis is bringing passion and expertise to address new challenges and uncover new possibilities. We’re partnering with leading researchers to provide science-based answers and guidance when they’re needed most. We’re empowering customers to take advantage of artificial intelligence and the internet of things (IoT). And we’re inspiring a new generation of engineers and leaders that will drive the industry forward.  

After all, when you create and lead an industry that’s all about movement, standing still is never an option. Check out the latest in innovation and thought leadership at Otis, and see where we can go together. 

Meet the Connected Elevator

Meet the Connected Elevator

At Otis, we believe that the right mix of passion and innovation can take you anywhere. Now, discover a new generation of innovation.

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Uplifting perspectives 

Hear from some of our leaders about innovation and the latest trends in our industry 

Otis Smart Cab elevator

The Otis Smart Cab elevator concept brings advanced technology, speed, comfort and safety to our customers, enhancing elevator rides by offering personalization and sensory experiences.

Elevators for the cities of tomorrow

The world is becoming more digitally connected, and elevators are responding to that environment, says Shashank Krishnamurthy, Otis Chief Engineer for Dispatching.

The elevator of the future is coming, but it might not be what you think

The biggest advances in technology will come from features passengers won’t see, writes Otis China President Sally Loh.

Yes, women make excellent elevator mechanics. And we need them.

To meet customer and passenger needs, we need to hire the best people from the biggest talent pool – a pool that includes all genders, write Dot Mynahan and Erika Goldstein, co-founders of the Otis FORWARD employee resource group, which provides mentorship and support for women in field operations.

There’s never been a more exciting time to be an Otis engineer

Otis engineers have an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of urban mobility. With advances in connected technologies, including AI, there has never been a more exciting time to be an engineer, says Haran Vela, Senior Vice President, Engineering.

The future is digital. Otis is ready.

Need a late-night delivery to your hotel room? Otis enables a robot to answer the call.

Get to know our innovators 

We believe in the power of connectivity – and every day, we bring it to life: From building more integrated technology to creating cohesive solution ecosystems.

Airflow and elevators  

Right now, the world has questions about the exposure risk of a short elevator ride. Otis partnered with leading researchers to bring you science-based answers.

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Supporting inclusive mobility

See how we're inspiring the next generation of engineers to create new mobility solutions for everyone.  

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Neil Green

I envision a future where I simply walk up to a building, it recognizes who I am from biometrics, it knows that I work on the 30th floor, and it points me to the specific elevator car automatically.

- Neil Green
EVP & Chief Digital Officer