Schindler has once again redefined the boundaries of performance with our third generation destination-dispatch system. Schindler's PORT Technology revolutionizes the science of optimizing traffic flow through a building while offering personalized service and access control.
The simple, yet elegant, face of The PORT Technology system.
The brain behind the Personal Occupant Requirement Terminal, or PORT Technology, is a powerful software system that uses information to guide and transport people quickly and safely to their individual destinations, communicating with them through a simple yet elegant device called the PORT.
Schindler's extraordinary new PORT is your portal to communicate with building occupants. It can provide a range of command and communication functions that provide continuous service to you and your building’s occupants. Reliable as it is elegant, the PORT terminal can be mounted to the wall or installed with a freestanding pedestal. Whatever your architectural specifications, the PORT terminal can be a welcome feature.
Schindler also designed the PORT terminal to be extremely energy efficient. Each PORT has a motion sensor to detect when it is required to be active and at all other times, is placed into a low energy consumption state. When the screen illuminates, an ambient light sensor determines the brightness level required, again optimizing energy usage. Finally, the processor, the heart of each PORT, has the lowest energy consumption in its class.
Schindler's building mobility solutions are built upon our more than 20 years of destination-dispatch technology experience. Today, the most efficient method of moving passengers through a building is truly the smartest way to move people.
With PORT’s universal card reader, a rider simply swipes a personal access card at the PORT terminal for an elevator car to be immediately assigned with an approved destination.
A new standard LCD destination indicator can display multiple color combinations with as many as two 1” high letter/number combinations. PORT can also be programmed to display to public visitors only the open floors that are accessed without the use of an access card.
In step with the latest design and tech trends, new PORT terminals feature touch screens that swipe (not scroll) and come in wall-mounted or pedestal-mounted versions.
PORT includes a variety of standard graphic platforms that allow for superior flexibility and ease in updating as building requirements change.
PORT groups passengers by destination to provide the shortest possible trip for every rider, avoiding chaotic elevator runs and random, multiple stops.
PORT can customize your journey, whether it be a special VIP trip, a streamlining patient transport or allowing for more approach time, longer door opening time or additional space for passengers with special needs.
Floor access is defined by the building management through access cards or smartphones. PORT can also be integrated with turnstiles to further enhance building security.
Whether it is the first step or only step, PORT Technology converts conventional elevator controls quickly and easily with minimal downtime. This delivers all the features, functions, and benefits of PORT Technology including improved performance, access control and personalization.
With Schindler’s PORT Technology, a building owner or architect can easily design applications to accommodate a wide range of needs in real time. Whether it’s helping to meet new energy efficiency goals, updating security, scheduling maintenance or adapting to people with special needs, unprecedented levels of customization can be achieved.
We really value the relationship that we've built with Schindler... The team was phenomenal. They were very great to work with.
Jenni R. Sullivan, One Lincoln Center, Syracuse, NY
The access control features with RFID badges provide personalized ‘concierge service’ to our tenants, which add security and value to our building... With the PORT Technology, we are not just buying an elevator modernization for today, but a system for the future.
Operations Manager, The Crescent
...I can say that this technology is much superior to anything else I've seen in the market. With the Schindler PORT system, both passenger waiting and travel times are minimized and fewer elevator trips save energy.
Architect and Principal, Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee
Because of its innovative technology, we're using our elevators more efficiently and we're seeing real energy savings which support our ongoing sustainability efforts.
Solutions Associate, Humana Waterside
Designed for mid- to high-rise commercial and residential buildings, Schindler's PORT Technology offers a variety of advantages for architects, building owners/managers, and of course, the occupants of your building.
Schindler's PORT Technology is currently offered with Schindler 5500 and Schindler 7000 elevators. It's also available for Destination Interface modernizations on existing buildings - whether the building has a Schindler system or not.
Destination Interface quickly and easily converts conventional controls to destination dispatching, virtually with a “flip of a switch.”
myPORT is the next generation of destination dispatching technology. This unique smartphone-based service creates a seamless, customizable journey for each occupant and gives building owners greater security.
Hear from customers who've modernized their elevators with PORT Technology.