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Smart Floating Arms
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Smart Floating Arms

They move like snakes and reach places that are too narrow or dangerous for humans. The robust robotic arms of the Tokyo-based company HiBot take inspection, maintenance and repair to new levels.
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Webinar: Agriculture 4.0 and drive technology

Watch this webinar to discover how maxon drives are being used in the fourth agricultural revolution.
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Green walls for fighting climate change

All around the world, urban planners are looking for solutions for green architecture and infrastructure.
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An agile human-friendly collaborative robot

Canadian researchers develop a novel collaborative robot that can match human agility.
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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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The Colossus robot on the front line against Covid-19

A powerful, reliable and robust "Swiss knife" robot. Fitted with maxon motors, these versatile robots are also capable of supporting the unit in large-scale incidents.
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Covid-19: Drive technology and physical distancing

The sanitary crisis linked to the diffusion of Covid-19 requires everyone to apply measures of social distancing. But there are innovations that reinvent human interactions without dehumanizing them.
Intralogistics: AGV vs. AMR
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Intralogistics: AGV vs. AMR

Until recently, AGVs were the only option for automating internal transport tasks. Today, a more sophisticated technology is competing with them: Autonomous Mobile Robots AMR. Although both AGVs and AMRs allow materials to be moved from point A to point B, the comparison ends there.
Danny gets his bionic hand
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Danny gets his bionic hand

Danny Florence’s new hand shows how DC motors change lives.
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The hero of Notre-Dame

In spring 2019, the famous cathedral of Notre-Dame was damaged in a devastating fire. However, the Paris fire department prevented the complete destruction of the building – with the help of a special unit.
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A servo control kit for engineers and students

Two leading names in motor control work together to ease development challenges for engineers and students. They jointly created a plug-and-play servo control development kit for drives, robotics and automation.
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5 key points when motorizing an AGV

AGVs cannot fail, and so the choice of their motorization is crucial.
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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.
Me and the machine
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Me and the machine

Paralyzed people can learn to walk again with the aid of electromechanical exoskeletons. However, it’s not easy. It takes a lot of engineering and hard training.
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