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maxon 19.10.2020
Meet the team ALEX, that has been developing an exoskeleton specially for participation in the Cybathlon. maxon Chi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
maxon 16.10.2020
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Expert Blog
Expert Blog

I have seen the future of robotics...

Felix Herger about his visit of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory.
Felix Herger
Felix Herger Sales Manager
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Is there a maximum length of encoder cables?

Here you learn what measures you have to pay attention to when you work with long encoder or hall sensor cables.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Brushed vs. brushless DC motors

Which commutation system is better?
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Sintered Sleeve and Ball Bearings

Sales engineers Angelica Perzan on bearing systems in DC motors.
Angelica Perzan
Angelica Perzan Sales Engineer
Interview
Interview

“It will be possible to integrate exoskeletons into clothes”

Professor Robert Riener from the ETHZ talks about his project - the Cybathlon.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Why robots were the actual winners at the Winter Olympics

Jessica Kang about a robot that was given a special honour at the Games in South Korea.
Jessica Kang
Jessica Kang Sales Engineer
Story
Story

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.
Expertise
Expertise

Advantages and practical applications of high-resolution encoders

Which applications benefit most from high-resolution encoders?
Innovation
Innovation

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Expert Blog
Expert Blog

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 Blog
Guest Blog

Nature as prototype

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

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 Blog

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 Blog

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 Blog

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.
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