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maxon motor 18.06.2018
Is there a maximum length of encoder cables? #goodquestion #engineering #motioncontrol drive.tech/en/stream-cont…
maxon motor 15.06.2018
NASA: Don’t Start Mourning the Opportunity Rover Just Yet #mars #opportunity futurism.com/opportunity-ro…
Story
Story

High-altitude wind energy from kites

A Dutch team is currently changing an entire industry. With a new method to make use of wind energy.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Brushed vs. brushless DC motors

Which commutation system is better?
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
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Story

Full throttle at Le Mans

maxon DC motors are chosen for hostile racing cars. Find out why.
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Story

Get a move on, furniture!

Modular robotics is offering a wealth of new possibilities. A team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has declared war on boring and static interior design.
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.
Stepping it up a notch
Young Engineers Program

Stepping it up a notch

Stairs are still unsurmountable obstacles for many robots. Yet a young team at ETH Zurich is building a vehicle designed to negotiate steps with ease – by hopping.
NR. OF THE WEEK
8 thousand
maxon motor produced 834,000 motion controllers in 2017.
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Story

The high-tech baby that saves 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.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Ready for take off!

Electrical engineer Felix Herger on DC motors in aircrafts.
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
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.
Expertise
Expertise

Advantages and practical applications of high-resolution encoders

Which applications benefit most from high-resolution encoders?
Story
Story

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.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

How to build an autonomous rover

Computer Vision. Rover. Humans. A not so daily combination.
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.
Innovation
Innovation

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