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ThyssenKrupp, German based engineers, have designed elevators that can move sideways like those in Willy Wonka, using magnetic levitation. According to a press release, the firm has developed a cable-free elevator system called MULTI, a 160 years after the invention of the first elevator.

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The firm aims to have the first Willy Wonka elevators installed in its own test tower in Rottweil, Germany by 2016.

ThyssenKrupp Test Tower

Check out the project video and let us know in the comments if you would be brave enough to ride in an elevator without any form of cables: