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maxon motor 21.05.2019
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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.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

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 Inside

“Women in technology: take a risk”

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

Hidden resources

The surface of the ocean conceals many secrets – unexplored depths and precious resources. To find resources, a Norwegian company has developed a technology for scanning the bottom of the ocean in greater detail.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Develop a controller on your own?

Developing a controller for your application may seem like an easy thing to do and a cost effective option. But is it?
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Axis coordination: Balancing modularization and integration

Learn more about finding the right balance between modularization and coordination.
Urs Kafader
Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Guest Blog
Guest Blog

CAN: What is it and Why use it?

CAN offers a number of key benefits to engineers designing for limited spaces.
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