On October 21, 2021 local time, the world's largest and highest Ferris wheel , known as the "Dubai Eye", officially opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
"Dubai Eye" is located on the blue water island 500 meters off the coast of Jumeirah. It is supported by 4 columns with a height of 126 meters. The column and main shaft weight is equivalent to 4 Airbus A380 aircraft; the turntable is supported by 192 115 meters long support cables. It is more than a football field in area; the height of 250 meters has broken a world record, 83 meters higher than the Las Vegas Ferris Wheel , and almost twice the height of the London Eye.
"Dubai Eye" is equipped with the latest generation of rotary all-sky view cars. The car adopts the most advanced horizontal stabilization system, which can ensure safe, stable and comfortable operation under any circumstances, allowing passengers to walk in the car. Flat ground; each car weighs 30 tons, and the space in the car is equivalent to two double-decker buses, allowing passengers to experience 19 customized and unique experiences such as sunbathing, aerial food, weddings, carnivals, celebrations, and business events; inside the car It is equipped with various safety facilities such as air conditioning system, wireless intercom, audio and video monitoring, smoke alarm, escape skylight, emergency natural ventilation window, etc., which not only improves the riding experience, but also fully ensures safe operation!
Which company does such a high-end design come from? The answer: Starneth.
Starneth is an engineering company specializing in the design and construction of large-scale landscape Ferris wheels and buildings. It was established by the core members of the design and construction of the London Eye. It is not only the designer and manufacturer of the "Dubai Eye", but also a world-renowned The designer and manufacturer of the "New York Eye" Ferris wheel , it also participated in the construction of "Las Vegas High Roller" and other Ferris wheels.
Starneth's founder and CEO, Mr. Chiel Smits, is committed to developing landmark Ferris wheels and building urban landmarks around the world, and in February 2017 formed a strategic partnership with Zhejiang Juma Amusement Equipment Co., Ltd., China.