The new control system represented a leap in technology and capability for powered shelving. Shelf movements could be controlled from a touchscreen incorporated into the end panels or remotely from podium stands. Integrated databasaes allowed users to automatically open the systems to a specified aisle by scanning items and the location of the item to be illuminated by a series of lights.
Previous versions required extensive user training to allow operation, a new version of the control system was released, that was so safe it allowed members of the public to use the system with no prior training. The best example of this can be seen on the 4th floor of Manchester Central Library.