3/15/2021· Elevators - Escalator - Automatic Doors
By: Michael Fagan
We have observed a trend in personal injuries and the litigation-support business regarding elevator noncontact, infrared door detectors, aka "door detectors." These devices were introduced in the early 1990s and instantly recognized by owners and contractors as valuable and important upgrades to passenger elevators. These passenger-safety door protection devices project a 2D array of infrared sensor beams across the full width and height of the elevator door entrance threshold and pathway.