“Sustainability, efficiency and safety are important to consider when making a suitable decision for the system.”

“The difficult accessibility of the canopy and the cost-savings that the KITE robot has to offer in the exploitation phase were decisive in our choice. It will also allow us to increase the cleaning frequency, creating a cleaner environment for the travellers.”

– Alexander Schütte, City of Utrecht

The KITE Robot on the horizontal glass roof at Utrecht station

The robot cleans the glass canopy above the stairs to the new tramline at Utrecht Central Station. This railway station is the largest in the Netherlands, with more than 170,000 passengers and 900 trains passing through every day. In the early stages of development the city of Utrecht has thought about smart maintenance. With the KITE Robotics system cleaning is efficient and safe, with no impact to the direct environment and the passengers, allowing travelers to comfortably continue their journey.

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“High-quality sustainable technology in line with the Camelot Real Estate vision for micro-living/studenthousing”

– Gert Jan van de Sande, Project Leader/Contract Supervisor Transformation and Construction Management, Camelot Real Estate

Camelot Campus 053 consists of a residential block with 441 student studios including lounge-and waitingroom, sport- /game area and cinema. The KITE Robotics technology is used to clean the windows that are difficult to reach. The robot has no cameras and therefore does not look inside, allowing guests to enjoy a stay with increased privacy and a permanent clear view.

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KITE Robot cleaning the Zilverling building

“KITE delivers a fast cleaning process at lower costs but at a high quality level”

“We used to experience window cleaning of our buildings as long-lasting process. With use of the KITE Robot the process is much faster while maintaining good quality. Next to that, we think its environmental friendly and sustainable character is important. In first instance it seems like an investment, but we already earned it back. Also, it is extremely safe and you don’t need complicated construction on the roof anymore. The robot only uses four anchor points on the roof, which leaves space available for e.g. solar paneling. In the near future we will definitely use the robot on some of our other buildings.”
KITE Robot cleaning the Horsttoren

– Pim Fij, Director Campus & Facility management, University of Twente

Park Phi, ‘Kantoor Noord’ situated at the Zuiderval in Enschede

Schröder Vastgoed realized Park Phi, which consists of three advanced office buildings with a focus on sustainability and the customer experience. Park Phi was one of the first buildings in the Netherlands to achieve a BREEAM label, which is a sustainability label for real estate. The KITE Robotics system is used due to its efficiency and sustainability.

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