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Develop a controller on your own?

Developing a controller for your application may seem like an easy thing to do and a cost effective option. But is it?
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Looking for thousands of exoplanets

Astrophysicist Sara Seager has dedicated her life to the search for exoplanets.
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This arm lends a strong hand

A collaborative robot takes care of the heavy lifting.
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Europe is searching for life on Mars

Was there once life on Mars? Or does it perhaps still exist under the surface? The ExoMars rover may hold the key to solving this great puzzle.
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Active rear wheel steering

A formula student team from Germany wants to improve the handling and the overall driving stability of their race car.
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Axis coordination: Balancing modularization and integration

Learn more about finding the right balance between modularization and coordination.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
A laser shows the way
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A laser shows the way

Every surgical operation has inherent risks. New technologies help to minimize these risks, with robotic assistance in eye operations.
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Expert Blog995 views

CAN: What is it and Why use it?

CAN offers a number of key benefits to engineers designing for limited spaces.
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Easy Rider

Snow, ice and sand are the natural enemies of many bikers. A trend from the USA in spite of these elements: fat bikes.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program858 views

Omnidirectional robot for the Eurobot Contest

A team at ISAE-SUPAERO, the French graduate school for aerospace engineering, is developing a robot with three omnidirectional wheels to compete for the Eurobot Contest 2017.
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will be aboard on the Exomars rover in 2020.
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Story554 views

On the road with the mechanical herd

A German artist group made moving mechanical animals from used bicycles. Now they are traveling throughout Europe with a herd of them.
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Staying on track

Driver assist systems in cars are instruments that can save lives. They include for example adaptive cruise control (ACC), brake assist systems, or lane departure warning systems (LDW). The latter warn the driver when he is about to leave the lane unintentionally. This is accomplished with various systems and computers that determine the vehicle’s position in the lane. When the car is in danger of leaving the road, the system activates an electric motor in the steering wheel that causes the wheel to vibrate, warning the driver. maxon motor is supplying a luxury car manufacturer with motors for this application. The base motor is the brushed A-max 16 (precious metal brushes, 2 W), modified for the application with an eccentric weight and a specified bearing.
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