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maxon 18.05.2022
Congratulations to the team VariLeg enhanced for winning the EXO Race at the first #CYBATHLONChallenges. Did you kn… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
maxon 18.05.2022
The biggest challenge at today’s Exoskeleton Race will be the flexible adjustable step length the pilots have to pe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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.
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Blazing the trail for flying robots

As part of a focus project at ETH Zurich, eight Bachelor students built a flying manipulator that can hover in any orientation and grasp objects. The drone is even more maneuverable than a quadrocopter and has been designed with the aim of pushing aerial robotics to new heights.
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“The transition to brushless dc motors was key"

Samir Bouabdallah is an expert in drone technology and founder of an exciting startup. How will the drone market develop, in his opinion, and what is required of the motors in the flying robots?