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Robots in the vineyard

In France’s Bordeaux region, autonomous robots ensure that the wine is organically good.
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.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

On the efficiency of drive components

maxon expert Urs Kafader shares his knowledge.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
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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Five incredible animal robots

Take a look at five highly advanced robots which were inspired by nature.
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
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?
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.
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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.
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.
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.
The people behind the Mars drives
Maxon Inside

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.
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
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5 key points when motorizing an AGV

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