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maxon 07.08.2020
Merita Lluhani ist zweifache Mutter und hat bei Maxon eine «späte Lehre» als Automatikmonteurin EFZ absolviert. Wir… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
maxon 04.08.2020
The #Ingenuity Helicopter is on its way to Mars. Florbela Costa, project manager in our SpaceLab Team, can't wait t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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DRIVEN: Think Tank

Will the smart factory fully abolish the need for people in production? Or is this just a vision that lags far behind the actual reality?
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Challenges for the packaging industry

The packaging world needs solutions that offer greater profitability and meet environmental requirements.
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Training robots revolutionize therapy

When two Swiss robotics engineers developed a new computer-controlled leg press, that was surprisingly effective in the rehabilitation therapy.
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The bionic glove

A stroke, an accident — and suddenly your hand no longer works as it should. A novel product by two medical technicians promises help.
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Robots in the vineyard

In France’s Bordeaux region, autonomous robots ensure that the wine is organically good.
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The docking system for safe space rendezvous

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working on a new system to enable easy docking between two spacecraft.
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How to optimize your drive system

Drive technology is a basic building block for the performance of machines, robots, and hand-held devices. However, there is much more to consider than just the design and the motor selection.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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Reliability is everything

Medical technology is a key market for maxon. Many of our drives are used in insulin pumps. What exactly do our motors do in these devices?
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On the right track

Christian Dörsam from Chur (Switzerland) provides conversion and repair services for model railroads. If he wants to really pamper a locomotive, he gives it a maxon motor.
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driven: Ready for take-off

The brand new issue of DRIVEN – the maxon motor Magazine – is all about Aviation. Electric drives 30,000 feet above sea level. Find out more!
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The pace-maker

A powerful bionic foot prosthesis helps its wearer to regain lost freedom of movement.
Two rovers on their way to Mars
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Two rovers on their way to Mars

Two space agencies each plan to send a rover to Mars. We show the differences between the high-tech vehicles.
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Five incredible animal robots

Take a look at five highly advanced robots which were inspired by nature.
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Walking with robot technology

How the Taiwanese Company FREE Bionics wants to help people with a new exoskeleton solution.
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Controlled naturally

The spinal cord is a miracle of nature, and it is a long way from being fully understood. At the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, a team is building robots to explore the secrets of the spine.
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