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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.
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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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How to build an exoskeleton

An exoskeleton must be lightweight, compact, powerful, reliable, and easy to use – what could be easier? Christian Bermes, head of the VariLeg enhanced team explains what it all comes down to.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

On the heating of motors in hand-held tools

Motors operated at the rated torque limit can get very hot. But there are ways to avoid that.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
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The high-tech baby that saves lives

The chest of the tiny body slowly moves up and down, veins and arteries are visible under the thin skin. The heartbeat is regular.
XSun: a self-contained solar-powered drone
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XSun: a self-contained solar-powered drone

XSun designs and manufactures a drone that is both energy-independent and can make its own decisions, for fully-automated missions. The company needed reliable, high-performance sub-assemblies to design SolarXOne. This is why the start-up approached maxon for the propulsion system.
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.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

The right controller for your motor

"Precise control engineering is the prerequisite for robotics and automation", says Daniel Hug, Product Manager for Electronics and Systems Technology.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The fourth industrial revolution – changes and challenges
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The fourth industrial revolution – changes and challenges

We are now at the beginning of the 4th industrial revolution, also known as digital manufacturing, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0. So what does this change mean for business and the workforce?
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5 key points when motorizing an AGV

AGVs cannot fail, and so the choice of their motorization is crucial.
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