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Johnson introduces IoT-based wireless monitoring system for its lifts

Chennai, September 22, 2022: Leading  Indian manufacturer of lifts and escalators Johnson Lifts, has introduced an IoT-based wireless software device that senses and monitors lift in real time, triggering  an alert to skilled technicians to provide immediate assistance to customers and also maintain a trouble-free performance of lift thereby improving its reliability.
The solution is  called  “WATCH” (Wireless Assessment to Troubleshoot Channelize & Host)  and connects your lifts to its  data centre through the IoT device in the lift.
The data is  transmitted to the server via the internet and the same will be displayed in the dashboard. All the data is  stored in the server with time stamps so that the data history can be used for referral purposes in the future. The IoT ecosystem consists of web-enabled smart devices that use embedded systems like sensors or communication hardware to collect, send, or act on any data that they acquire from the environment. The devices do most of the work without any human intervention, although people can interact with the devices to give instructions or access the data.


A vast amount of essential data is collected through the sensors installed in all the vital components of the lift. The behavior and condition of the lifts are continuously monitored and effectively measured thereby improving equipment performance and predicting possible defects and breakdowns.
The Johnson Lifts installed WATCH system ensures the transition to modern digital lifts ensuring seamless vertical transportation for customers. The major benefit of this technology is to analyze predictively the wear and tear of crucial components for timely replacement thereby improving the lift performance. Also breakdown or Passenger Trap real-time alerts are sent to the Johnson Lifts’ service technician to immediately attend and analyze and ensure quick response.
Says Albert Dhiraviyam, Country Head-Marketing of Johnson Lifts:  “We at Johnson Lifts are happy to introduce the WATCH feature using IoT, which monitors the lifts’ behavior and condition and continues to improve the performance of lifts and predict possible defects. Our commitment to using advanced technology increases the reliability and safety of our customers. The experiences and analysis developed will naturally be applied to other JOHNSON lifts that are connected using IoT. This IoT-based service is here to stay and is the digital evolution of modern lifts of the future.”