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A prosthetic hand that feels
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A prosthetic hand that feels

A small start-up is set to turn the market for hand prostheses on its head – with an innovative spirit, compact DC motors, and a touch function.
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Robot Club goes Eurobot

The Robot Club Rapperswil has designed an autonomous robot for competing at the Eurobot Championship.
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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 the InSight lander to take the Red Planet’s pulse and temperature.
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Creating a humanoid robot - piece by piece

In a long-term project, the Polytechnique Montréal is building a humanoid robot. Every year, new parts will be added to the body.
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Lab automation with maxon DC motors

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Adaptive wings for a faster race car

The team TUfast Munich competes at the Formula Student competition and uses DC motors to adapt the wings of their electric race car to the respective driving situation.
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Sintered Sleeve and Ball Bearings

Sales engineers Angelica Perzan on bearing systems in DC motors.
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Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
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Interview

“It will be possible to integrate exoskeletons into clothes”

Professor Robert Riener from the ETHZ talks about his project - the Cybathlon.
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Expert Blog

Why robots were the actual winners at the Winter Olympics

Jessica Kang about a robot that was given a special honour at the Games in South Korea.
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Jessica Kang Sales Engineer
The art of building a robot
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The art of building a robot

Philip Norman used to be an architect and a painter. Then he made an invention that could prove to be a game-changer for the way robots are built in the future.
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driven: The fruits of research

The current issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – is all about bionics. Featuring modern prostheses, exoskeletons for children, and even a salamander with a spine. Find out more!
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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.
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Full throttle at Le Mans

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