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The surgical robot that unfolds inside the abdomen

The start-up company NISI (HK) Limited is currently developing a miniature surgical robot that can be inserted though natural openings in the body and only unfolds inside the abdomen.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Sensorless control of brushless motors

Many applications would benefit from a brushless motor without a sensor. There are various options for realizing this. A method developed by maxon is now setting new standards for precision and reliability.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

energy to go

No matter if it’s a flashlight or a Tesla: They don’t work without a battery. maxon recently started a small but excellent workshop for manufacturing lithium-ion battery packs.
Electric motors in passenger aircrafts
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Electric motors in passenger aircrafts

In passenger aircraft, numerous small electric motors are taking over tasks that used to be performed mechanically or hydraulically. This is a rapidly growing trend.
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A robot inspired by worms

Five young engineers want to take a sewer rehabilitation robot to the market—with a new approach, inspired by nature.
Guest Blog
Guest Blog

A fossil as a friend

Biorobotics specialist Kamilo Melo on developing robots that walk like real animals.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

A spotless room

Medical technology has no tolerance for error. This is why maxon micromotors are made in certified cleanrooms. This kind of special facility takes significant effort to build.
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The bionic glove

A stroke, an accident — and suddenly your hand no longer works as it should. A novel product by two medical technicians promises help.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

To stay on top, you must keep evolving

maxon Group CEO Eugen Elmiger about the necessity of change in the digital age.
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Robots in the vineyard

In France’s Bordeaux region, autonomous robots ensure that the wine is organically good.
maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope
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maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope

maxon has been selected to supply the optical filter changer system for what will soon be the largest wide field telescope in the world.
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The docking system for safe space rendezvous

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working on a new system to enable easy docking between two spacecraft.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

A Greek exoskeleton for Cybathlon

HERMES is the first team in Greece which builds an exoskeleton device for participating in the Cybathlon 2020.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

DC motors as Generators

Brushed and brushless DC motors can be operated as generators. However, there are some points to consider.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
A different kind of superhero
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A different kind of superhero

Bionicman has a futuristic prosthetic hand that lends him superhuman powers. He uses it to give children with disabilities more confidence—and cool, 3D-printed hands.
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