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maxon 27.01.2020
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maxon 23.01.2020
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Danny gets his 3D printed bionic hand

Danny Florence’s new hand shows how DC motors change lives.
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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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Maxon Inside

A spotless room

Medical technology has no tolerance for error. This is why maxon micromotors are made in certified cleanrooms. This kind of special facility takes significant effort to build.
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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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Young Engineers Program

A Greek exoskeleton for Cybathlon

HERMES is the first team in Greece which builds an exoskeleton device for participating in the Cybathlon 2020.
A different kind of superhero
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A different kind of superhero

Bionicman has a futuristic prosthetic hand that lends him superhuman powers. He uses it to give children with disabilities more confidence—and cool, 3D-printed hands.
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maxon supports the 2020 Cybathlon

The Cybathlon event, which was first held in 2016, will return in 2020 – with even more teams and more challenges.
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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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The pace-maker

A powerful bionic foot prosthesis helps its wearer to regain lost freedom of movement.
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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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Water jet technology for wound healing

All over the world, people suffer from chronic wounds due to diabetes and other causes. A new micro water jet technology promises improved treatment.
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A prosthetic hand that feels

A small start-up is set to turn the market for hand prostheses on its head – with an innovative spirit, compact DC motors, and a touch function.
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Lab automation with maxon DC motors

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“It will be possible to integrate exoskeletons into clothes”

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