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maxon motor 20.02.2018
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maxon motor 20.02.2018
A team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology @EPFL_en in Lausanne has declared war on boring and static inte… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Expert Blog
Expert Blog729 views

Brushed vs. brushless DC motors

Which commutation system is better?
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside246 views

Advantages and practical applications of high-resolution encoders

Which applications benefit most from high-resolution encoders?
Story
Story1204 views

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.
Innovation
Innovation146 views

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Expert Blog
Expert Blog462 views

From motor to drive system

Complete mechatronic drive solutions offer many advantages over individual components. Yet to reach the goal, some important questions first need to be answered.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Guest Article
Guest Article493 views

Nature as prototype

Roland Siegwart professor for autonomous mobile robotics at the ETH Zurich about the next evolution in robotics.
Story 777 views

driven: Start-ups change the world.

The current issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – is all about new ideas. In "Making the future happen!", we take an in-depth look at four exciting startups, and two modern soccer robots.
Story
Story1350 views

Wanted!

He is 4 years old and 1.40 meters tall, with a rather large head. He speaks fluent English and German. However, he can’t walk. He was last seen in Munich.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog872 views

I have seen the future of robotics...

Felix Herger about his visit of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory.
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
Guest Article
Guest Article604 views

Morphological approaches in medical technology

Kenneth Hunt, Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, speaks about robotic devices for clinical rehabilitation.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog905 views

Encoder Selection – part three: Speed Control

Urs Kafader on how to choose the right encoder for your application.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Expert Blog
Expert Blog952 views

Measures to cope with reversed energy

Expert Juergen Wagenbach on measures to cope with reversed energy. Part 2
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
Be polite to machines!
Guest Article763 views

Be polite to machines!

Machines refuse to serve people who treat them rudely. Prof. Dr. Birger P. Priddat about robots and machines, especially about artificial intelligence (AI), which is increasingly being incorporated in machines and is constantly becoming more advanced.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog385 views

Reversed energy by motor operation?

Expert Juergen Wagenbach on measures to cope with reversed energy. Part 1
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
“Women in technology: take a risk”
Maxon Inside1164 views

“Women in technology: take a risk”

Two female maxon engineers talk about their experience in a male dominated field.
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