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Young Engineers Program

Blazing the trail for flying robots

As part of a focus project at ETH Zurich, eight Bachelor students built a flying manipulator that can hover in any orientation and grasp objects. The drone is even more maneuverable than a quadrocopter and has been designed with the aim of pushing aerial robotics to new heights.
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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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Lightweight Robotic Arms and Gripper for Harsh Environments

Blueprint Lab designs and manufactures products that operate in the harsh environment of the ocean floor. Since time is a crucial factor in the design process, the engineers configure their motors and gears online.
Expert Blog
Expert Blog

Next Generation of Moon Rovers

CubeRover, engineered by Astrobotic’s Planetary Mobility department, was designed to offer an affordable service used to carry and operate diverse scientific instruments and payloads on the surface of the moon.
Robin Phillips
Robin Phillips Aerospace Specialist
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

The compact solution for AGVs

maxon has developed a new drive system for the AGV market. Our experts explain what's behind it.
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.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

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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