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maxon 26.05.2022
Hitting the road: our long-weekend e-bike trip has just started. What are your plans for the weekend? MD Daniel von… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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The #SolarButterfly visited maxon today! Stay tuned for their e-bike tour starting tomorrow at maxon's HQ in Sachse… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Full power at the Olympics
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Full power at the Olympics

To provide the best experience of watching this event from home, the organizers of the Olympics used only premium camera solutions from Egripment.
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Medical Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation

The goal achieved was to provide an intelligent, data-driven treatment therapy for dealing with neurological and musculoskeletal movement impairments.
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Robotic companion

Remote offshore installations, dusty mines, dirty sewers: environments made by people for people. Yet operating them is dangerous. The solution? The robotic dog from ANYbotics, which can carry out inspections autonomously. We went to Zurich to visit one of the biggest robotics teams in Europe.
Expertise
Expertise

maxon datasheets explained

Find out how the DC motor data on a datasheet can help choose the right product for your application. Ronak Samani and Gaz Satkunathas, Technical Engineers at maxon UK & Ireland, explain the comprehensive information in a maxon datasheet.
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«A fantastic Feeling»

Zurich-based startup MyoSwiss has developed a lightweight exoskeleton that works like an e-bike for the legs. It assists the wearer’s movements with electronic reinforcement.
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Maxon Inside

Introducing Parvalux

In 2018, maxon acquired British geared motor manufacturer Parvalux. Commercial director, Paul Bascombe talks about integration, challenges and a new confidence.
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Opening of the new maxon Mechatronic Production Centre

In September, maxon France inaugurated its mechatronic production and innovation center with some key players from its ecosystem: customers, country subsidiaries of the maxon Group, the Swiss Ambassador, and the Swiss Consul General.
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Maxon Inside

Ceramic at its best

Additive manufacturing of ceramic components speeds up the production of prototype parts and opens up new possibilities.
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Young rocket engineers aim high

The swiss student association ARIS develops research rockets for the annual Spaceport America Cup. They are even working on an own rocket engine.
driven pays a visit to the robot on four legs
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driven pays a visit to the robot on four legs

Wherever it goes, it is sure to attract attention. The red walking robot ANYmal provokes a reaction, which is why it also made it to the cover of the maxon magazine driven – representing the ever-increasing number of inspection robots worldwide.
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Hair today, gone tomorrow

How maxon helped a Dublin clinic cope with the astonishing increase in hair transplants during the pandemic.
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Maxon Inside

Using laser to reach perfection

Laser precision machining perfects components made of any material and opens new doors for maxon.
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Predicting future changes in water quality

How maxon helped Dublin City University engineer new technology for monitoring aquatic environments
XSun: a self-contained solar-powered drone
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XSun: a self-contained solar-powered drone

XSun designs and manufactures a drone that is both energy-independent and can make its own decisions, for fully-automated missions. The company needed reliable, high-performance sub-assemblies to design SolarXOne. This is why the start-up approached maxon for the propulsion system.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Blazing the trail for flying robots

As part of a focus project at ETH Zurich, eight Bachelor students built a flying manipulator that can hover in any orientation and grasp objects. The drone is even more maneuverable than a quadrocopter and has been designed with the aim of pushing aerial robotics to new heights.
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