The world in motion

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Challenges for the packaging industry

The packaging world needs solutions that offer greater profitability and meet environmental requirements.
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A servo control kit for engineers and students

Two leading names in motor control work together to ease development challenges for engineers and students. They jointly created a plug-and-play servo control development kit for drives, robotics and automation.
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Training robots revolutionize therapy

When two Swiss robotics engineers developed a new computer-controlled leg press, that was surprisingly effective in the rehabilitation therapy.
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Robots on the set

These intelligent robotic cameras that automate live transmission are used on stages, racetracks, and playing fields, operate autonomously - and provide a perfect TV experience.
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Me and the machine

Paralyzed people can learn to walk again with the aid of electromechanical exoskeletons. However, it’s not easy. It takes a lot of engineering and hard training.
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Smart Gripper for Small Collaborative Robots

Providing the right motor for small precision devices can be challenging.
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Engineered to the last pour

Where motion is the key to a great cup of coffee, duplicating the precision and reliability of the motion of a person’s hand, wrist, and elbow require a unique robotic design.
maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope
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maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope

maxon has been selected to supply the optical filter changer system for what will soon be the largest wide field telescope in the world.
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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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Reliability is everything

Medical technology is a key market for maxon. Many of our drives are used in insulin pumps. What exactly do our motors do in these devices?
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Free-flying camera robot supports astronauts on the ISS

Meet a new colleague for the crew of the International Space Station (ISS): an autonomous camera drone.
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driven: Ready for take-off

The brand new issue of DRIVEN – the maxon motor Magazine – is all about Aviation. Electric drives 30,000 feet above sea level. Find out more!
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
Expert Blog

Power density in robotics - a question of torque

Inspection robots for pipes and ducts, rescue robots in disaster areas, or humanoid robots – they all have one thing in common: They are mobile robots that aid humans. We explain some of their requirements for drive technology in detail.
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The pace-maker

A powerful bionic foot prosthesis helps its wearer to regain lost freedom of movement.
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Walking with robot technology

How the Taiwanese Company FREE Bionics wants to help people with a new exoskeleton solution.
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