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Exoskeleton Provides Safe Walking Assistance

Graduate students at the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) have developed an improved exoskeleton design using maxon brushless DC motors and motor controllers.
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No access for bacteria

Tiny drive systems for use in the human body have to be built in a clean environment, free of microbiological contamination. Welcome to the GMP cleanroom of maxon, where discipline and gelatin meet.
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A next step in wearable robotics

Angel Robotics is a Korean startup company that focuses on wearable robots for rehabilitation, Their Exoskeleton is competition proven.
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Battling COVID-19 One Pump at a Time

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winnipeg Ventilator project had to make some critical choices in design and component selection, particularly for the motor used in the mechanical pump design.
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Breathing inspiration into medical technology

A University initiative saves lives by developing and donating ventilators for lower-income countries.
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Webinar: Choosing drive systems for lab automation

This maxon webinar looks at the latest motor and drive technologies used in laboratory automation applications.
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«Quickly switching to crisis management mode»

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of laboratories had to quickly increase their testing capacity in 2020, and acquire additional devices for liquid handling. For maxon, this meant express orders.
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Affordable Prosthetics empowers amputees

Amputees have lacked robotic prosthetic options that are reasonably priced and offer long-term dependable use. Easton LaChappelle of Unlimited Tomorrow wants to change that.
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Better Gears through Space projects

maxon’s new product family GPX UP (Gear Planetary X-series Ultra Performance) is now available as a standard product offering and a selectable planetary gear type for a configurable X-drives assembly.
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Walking with a big smile

Children with impaired mobility are able to walk again – thanks to a walking robot that grows along with the child.
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How to build an exoskeleton

An exoskeleton must be lightweight, compact, powerful, reliable, and easy to use – what could be easier? Christian Bermes, head of the VariLeg enhanced team explains what it all comes down to.
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Smart ArM: Pushing the limits of the human body

In view of the Cybathlon 2020, a unique international competition for competitors with disabilities who use bionic assistive technologies, a team of French researchers from the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics (ISIR) in Paris has developed the "Smart ArM".
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Danny gets his 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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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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