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The future is AGV

The automated guided vehicles market is booming. These are the top 3 highest growth markets for AGVs.
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In search of a lost veteran

Researchers finally found a long lost submarine wreck – with the aid of an underwater robot.
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Five incredible animal robots

Take a look at five highly advanced robots which were inspired by nature.
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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.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Encoder Selection - part one: Properties

Urs Kafader on how to choose the right encoder for your application.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Danny gets his bionic hand
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Danny gets his bionic hand

Danny Florence’s new hand shows how DC motors change lives.
Guest Blog
Guest Blog

CAN: What is it and Why use it?

CAN offers a number of key benefits to engineers designing for limited spaces.
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.
Intralogistics: AGV vs. AMR
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Intralogistics: AGV vs. AMR

Until recently, AGVs were the only option for automating internal transport tasks. Today, a more sophisticated technology is competing with them: Autonomous Mobile Robots AMR. Although both AGVs and AMRs allow materials to be moved from point A to point B, the comparison ends there.
“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”
Expert Blog

“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”

Today, a world without robots to penetrate dangerous environments is virtually inconceivable.
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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.
Guest Blog
Guest Blog

Why the industry needs new positioning controllers

Biren Patel, motion control engineering manager at maxon motor, talks about the company’s new EPOS4 next-generation positioning controllers.
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5 key points when motorizing an AGV

AGVs cannot fail, and so the choice of their motorization is crucial.
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.
The people behind the Mars drives
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The people behind the Mars drives

Meet the people behind the drives that handle the precious Mars samples in the Perseverance rover and steet the first Mars helicopter.
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