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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.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

The right controller for your motor

"Precise control engineering is the prerequisite for robotics and automation", says Daniel Hug, Product Manager for Electronics and Systems Technology.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Precious Metal vs. Graphite Brushes

Sales engineer Angelica Perzan on the two types of brushes for DC motors.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Powered by maxon

If small electrical motors make a large contribution...
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

On the efficiency of drive components

maxon expert Urs Kafader shares his knowledge.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Guest Blog
Guest Blog

Why the industry needs new positioning controllers

Biren Patel, motion control engineering manager at maxon motor, talks about the company’s new EPOS4 next-generation positioning controllers.
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
Expert Blog

Power density in robotics - a question of torque

Inspection robots for pipes and ducts, rescue robots in disaster areas, or humanoid robots – they all have one thing in common: They are mobile robots that aid humans. We explain some of their requirements for drive technology in detail.
One wheelchair for all situations
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One wheelchair for all situations

Students at the ETHZ have developed a wheelchair that can climb stairs. Is this the future means of transport for persons with walking disabilities?
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Story

In search of a lost veteran

Researchers finally found a long lost submarine wreck – with the aid of an underwater robot.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

On the heating of motors in hand-held tools

Motors operated at the rated torque limit can get very hot. But there are ways to avoid that.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Guest Blog
Guest Blog

1-Q vs. 4-Q controllers

Often times, customers will come to us asking for guidance on what type of controller they need for their application, and one of the many factors things to consider when recommending a controller would be whether it is a 1Q or a 4Q controller.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

Putting motors to the test

maxon motor has an in-house development laboratory where motors and gearheads are subjected to harsh testing.
“I just want to walk, walk, walk”
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“I just want to walk, walk, walk”

Since a car accident Andre van Rüschen can no longer feel his legs. In spite of this, he still walks every day.
“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”
Expert Blog

“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”

Today, a world without robots to penetrate dangerous environments is virtually inconceivable.
A new friend
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A new friend

Pepper wants to be an entertainer, a friend and a member of the family.
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