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NASA is about to uncover the secret of rocky planets

To learn about Earth’s past, NASA scientists are turning their gaze to Mars. They send a robotic probe to take the Red Planet’s pulse and temperature.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog166 views

From motor to drive system

Complete mechatronic drive solutions offer many advantages over individual components. Yet to reach the goal, some important questions first need to be answered.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
The organic express of Lausanne
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The organic express of Lausanne

The bikers of Plateforme Bio Lokal supply fresh organic vegetables to restaurants and bars – quickly and emissionfree. Even 200 kg of potatoes do not faze them.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog370 views

Brushed vs. brushless DC motors

Which commutation system is better?
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
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The delivery robots are coming!

People look up at the sky and see more and more drones. Yet the breakthrough for delivery robots will take place on the ground.
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The high-tech baby that safes lives

The chest of the tiny body slowly moves up and down, veins and arteries are visible under the thin skin. The heartbeat is regular.
Swiss racing team wins with fastest driverless car
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Swiss racing team wins with fastest driverless car

In the Formula Student, student teams from all over Europe compete with their electrically driven race cars.
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Guest Article430 views

Nature as prototype

Roland Siegwart professor for autonomous mobile robotics at the ETH Zurich about the next evolution in robotics.
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Young Engineers Program467 views

How to build an autonomous rover

Computer Vision. Rover. Humans. A not so daily combination.
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Run, dino, run...

The Raptor walking robot, developed by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) can run at up to 46 km/h. He is therefore the fastest two-legged walking robot in the world. The robot design was based on the model of a velociraptor dinosaur. Raptor is just under 50 centimeters in height and weighs just 3 kilograms. He can balance him­self and jump over obstacles of up to 10 centimeters in height with ease. Each leg of the robot is driven by a brushless maxon motor. The drive systems consist of a high-performance EC-4pole 30, combined with a planetary gearhead GP 32 HP and an MR encoder. The controller consists of a maxon ESCON module 50/5. The robot was developed by Prof. SooHyun Kim, Prof. KyungSoo Kim, Prof. Daigil Lee, Dr. JongWon Park, Jinyi Lee and Jinwoo Lee.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog353 views

Ready for take off!

Electrical engineer Felix Herger on DC motors in aircrafts.
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
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driven: Start-ups change the world.

The current issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – is all about new ideas. In "Making the future happen!", we take an in-depth look at four exciting startups, and two modern soccer robots.
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These robots crawl into every nook and cranny

It started as a project by two engineers who were close to retirement. Today, the modular inspection robots by Canadian company Inuktun are successfully in use all over the world.
One million
Roughly one million people worldwide use insulin pumps. There is a DC motor in every device.
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