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maxon 02.02.2023
The two development departments of maxon | zub have combined their expertise. The result? The MicroMACS6 controller… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
maxon 31.01.2023
Part 4 of 4:🚴‍♀️Meeting the people behind the lightweight e-bike drive: When engineer Erich Lerch is not experiment… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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MiniMACS6 stabilizes the Furuta pendulum

A classic problem in engineering is the rotational inverted pendulum. It is used to demonstrate and examine movement patterns and control algorithms in control and electrical engineering as well as in mechanical engineering. These help to control robots and other machines.
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Together as one

As maxon | zub celebrates its fifth anniversary, the two development departments have combined their expertise for the first time. The result? The MicroMACS6 controller. The compact master controller is an essential component for system solutions, as Fabian Vogel, Managing Director of maxon | zub, explains.
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Eliminate the Straps and Belts Needed to Attach Prosthetics

With the use of the right motor, a miniature diaphragm vacuum pump keeps artificial legs in place—eliminating the need for straps and belts—making life simpler and less stressful for users.
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Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing Aircraft

The goal of one company is in the building of a single-person, remotely piloted electric aircraft with the goal of making air taxis affordable and eco-conscious.
Motorized Arm Brace Helps Users Live More Independently
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Motorized Arm Brace Helps Users Live More Independently

The need for highly specific medical robotics products has allowed companies to help patients with a wide variety of needs, improving people’s lives while providing more independence.
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Medical Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation

The goal achieved was to provide an intelligent, data-driven treatment therapy for dealing with neurological and musculoskeletal movement impairments.
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Expertise

EPOS4 Truly micro!

Robotic, analysis, and handling systems demand compact integration of a large number of energy-efficient compact drives, combined with highly dynamic controllers and a networked bus system.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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Expertise

Dual Loop Control: No more Gear Backlash

Can loads be positioned dynamically, with high precision and no oscillation, despite mechanical backlash and elastic components? Yes — using an intelligent system.
Juergen Wagenbach
Juergen Wagenbach Motion Control Specialist
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maxon takes to the air

The drive system specialist is making inroads into the new UAV market, where the reliability and quality of components are becoming more important.
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Drive technology and integration: how much design freedom?

While the development of e-commerce requires the design of compact AGVs, the democratisation of autonomous and connected e-mobility vehicles poses safety challenges. In this context, companies need to develop motorised solutions, with specific designs.
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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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Young Engineers Program

Robots on the set

These intelligent robotic cameras that automate live transmission are used on stages, racetracks, and playing fields, operate autonomously - and provide a perfect TV experience.
maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope
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maxon supplies automatic filter changer for super telescope

maxon has been selected to supply the optical filter changer system for what will soon be the largest wide field telescope in the world.
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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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