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Expert Blog

The right motor for reduced EMI effects

Worried about EMI? Make sure your DC motor selection is not working against you.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
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Free-flying camera robot supports astronauts on the ISS

Meet a new colleague for the crew of the International Space Station (ISS): an autonomous camera drone.
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driven: Ready for take-off

The brand new issue of DRIVEN – the maxon motor Magazine – is all about Aviation. Electric drives 30,000 feet above sea level. Find out more!
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First Mars helicopter will fly with Swiss DC motors

In 2020, the US space agency NASA will send a new rover to the Red Planet. Included: a small helicopter, which will take the first aerial photos of Mars.
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
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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.
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The pace-maker

A powerful bionic foot prosthesis helps its wearer to regain lost freedom of movement.

Morphological approaches in medical technology

Kenneth Hunt, Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, speaks about robotic devices for clinical rehabilitation.
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Expert Blog

I have seen the future of robotics...

Felix Herger about his visit of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory.
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
A duo on its way to Mars
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A duo on its way to Mars

Two space agencies each plan to send a rover to Mars in 2020. We show the differences between the high-tech vehicles.
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Five incredible animal robots

Take a look at five highly advanced robots which were inspired by nature.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Hip Mounted Exoskeleton

Students at the University of Ottawa are developing a hipmounted exoskeleton for patients who have suffered from muscle atrophy due to events such as strokes.
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Walking with robot technology

How the Taiwanese Company FREE Bionics wants to help people with a new exoskeleton solution.
Stepping it up a notch
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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.
Controlled naturally
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Controlled naturally

The spinal cord is a miracle of nature, and it is a long way from being fully understood. At the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, a team is building robots to explore the secrets of the spine.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Braking power for a highly efficient car

A Student Team from TUfast has built an UrbanConcept car for the Shell Eco-Marathon.
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