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maxon 03.10.2022
🥇🥇💪 A perfect weekend in Gstaad, Switzerland: Vital Albin and Alessandra Keller win gold at the Proffix Swiss Bike… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
maxon 30.09.2022
“Rochette” is the name the researchers of the NASA Perseverance team gave to the rock from which the rover obtained… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Revival Bionics revolutionizes bionic prosthetics.
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Revival Bionics revolutionizes bionic prosthetics.

Compensating fully for disability: this is the mission of Revival Bionics. Created in 2021 after 2 years of work, this start-up develops cutting-edge technologies in biomechatronics, in order to reproduce walking for people with amputated or paralyzed lower limbs.
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Technology designed for the well-being of children

54% of children with cerebral palsy can walk unaided, 16% require special devices to walk, and 30% are not able to walk at the age of five. To address this situation, a team of research professors at Junia has been working for several years on the European research project MOTION, to create an exoskeleton for children with cerebral palsy who cannot walk.
Expertise
Expertise

maxon datasheets explained

Find out how the DC motor data on a datasheet can help choose the right product for your application. Ronak Samani and Gaz Satkunathas, Technical Engineers at maxon UK & Ireland, explain the comprehensive information in a maxon datasheet.
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«A fantastic Feeling»

Zurich-based startup MyoSwiss has developed a lightweight exoskeleton that works like an e-bike for the legs. It assists the wearer’s movements with electronic reinforcement.
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Maxon Inside

Introducing Parvalux

In 2018, maxon acquired British geared motor manufacturer Parvalux. Commercial director, Paul Bascombe talks about integration, challenges and a new confidence.
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Exoskeleton Provides Safe Walking Assistance

Graduate students at the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) have developed an improved exoskeleton design using maxon brushless DC motors and motor controllers.
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Expert Blog

Next Generation of Moon Rovers

CubeRover, engineered by Astrobotic’s Planetary Mobility department, was designed to offer an affordable service used to carry and operate diverse scientific instruments and payloads on the surface of the moon.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
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Battling COVID-19 One Pump at a Time

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winnipeg Ventilator project had to make some critical choices in design and component selection, particularly for the motor used in the mechanical pump design.
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Expert Blog

Delta vs Y Winding Arrangements

Although, the winding arrangement does not play a pivotal role in one’s motor selection, it is valuable information to be aware of.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
Smart Floating Arms
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Smart Floating Arms

They move like snakes and reach places that are too narrow or dangerous for humans. The robust robotic arms of the Tokyo-based company HiBot take inspection, maintenance and repair to new levels.
maxon takes to the air
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maxon takes to the air

The drive system specialist is making inroads into the new UAV market, where the reliability and quality of components are becoming more important.
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Customizations to standard motors for space

Through a combination of standard industrial motors and creative collaboration, technology-forward customizations are made to allow high-precision, long-life motors to make it to Mars and beyond.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
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Webinar: Agriculture 4.0 and drive technology

Watch this webinar to discover how maxon drives are being used in the fourth agricultural revolution.
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In search of signs of life on Mars

Mars once had liquid water and an atmosphere—was there life too? To answer this fundamental question, NASA has sent the Perseverance rover, a robot of unparalleled complexity.
maxon drives on the Red Planet
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maxon drives on the Red Planet

More than 100 electric motors from maxon have been used on the Red Planet. From Sojourner to the new Perseverance rover - the key to success is the same.
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