MULTI ropeless elevator goes "sideways, and slantways, and longways, and backways"

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willie wonka

credit: Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

In the classic movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, they have this:

Willy Wonka: This is the great glass Wonkavator.

Grandpa Joe: It's an elevator.

Willy Wonka: It's a Wonkavator. An elevator can only go up and down, but the Wonkavator can go sideways, and slantways, and longways, and backways...

Charlie Bucket: And frontways?

Willy Wonka: ...and squareways, and front ways, and any other ways that you can think of. It can take you to any room in the whole factory just by pressing one of these buttons. Any of these buttons. Just press a button, and *zing*! You're off.

And now we have this too, in ThyssenKrupp's MULTI.

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