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maxon motor 20.03.2019
Congrats to our US colleagues on the new manufacturing facility twitter.com/maxonmotorusa/…
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Wanted!

He is 4 years old and 1.40 meters tall, with a rather large head. He speaks fluent English and German. However, he can’t walk. He was last seen in Munich.
“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”
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“Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy”

Today, a world without robots to penetrate dangerous environments is virtually inconceivable.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

Putting motors to the test

maxon motor has an in-house development laboratory where motors and gearheads are subjected to harsh testing.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Is there a maximum length of encoder cables?

Here you learn what measures you have to pay attention to when you work with long encoder or hall sensor cables.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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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
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Active rear wheel steering

A formula student team from Germany wants to improve the handling and the overall driving stability of their race car.
Europe is searching for life on Mars
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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.
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.
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Brave new underwater world

Inside the Robotics Innovation Center in Bremen.
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Inked to precision

The tattoo scene is driven by young artists who have little in common with the old stereotypes.
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.
A new friend
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A new friend

Pepper wants to be an entertainer, a friend and a member of the family.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Engineers revolutionize the helicopter landing system

Helicopters hit their limits when faced with steep or uneven terrain. A group of engineering students aims to make this a thing of the past.
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Once again, NASA relies on maxon drives

Swiss manufacturer maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for the MARS 2020 rover.
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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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