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Guest Blog
Guest Blog

A fossil as a friend

Biorobotics specialist Kamilo Melo on developing robots that walk like real animals.
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Robots in the vineyard

In France’s Bordeaux region, autonomous robots ensure that the wine is organically good.
Young Engineers Program
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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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!
Power density in robotics - a question of torque
Expert Blog

Power density in robotics - a question of torque

Inspection robots for pipes and ducts, rescue robots in disaster areas, or humanoid robots – they all have one thing in common: They are mobile robots that aid humans. We explain some of their requirements for drive technology in detail.

Morphological approaches in medical technology

Kenneth Hunt, Professor for Rehabilitation Engineering at Bern University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, speaks about robotic devices for clinical rehabilitation.
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Five incredible animal robots

Take a look at five highly advanced robots which were inspired by nature.
Stepping it up a notch
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Stepping it up a notch

Stairs are still unsurmountable obstacles for many robots. Yet a young team at ETH Zurich is building a vehicle designed to negotiate steps with ease – by hopping.
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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.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

Robot Club goes Eurobot

The Robot Club Rapperswil has designed an autonomous robot for competing at the Eurobot Championship.
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Young Engineers Program

Creating a humanoid robot - piece by piece

In a long-term project, the Polytechnique Montréal is building a humanoid robot. Every year, new parts will be added to the body.
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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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