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A duo on its way to Mars
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A duo on its way to Mars

Two space agencies each plan to send a rover to Mars in 2020. We show the differences between the high-tech vehicles.
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High-altitude wind energy from kites

A Dutch team is currently changing an entire industry. With a new method to make use of wind energy.
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Get a move on, furniture!

Modular robotics is offering a wealth of new possibilities. A team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has declared war on boring and static interior design.
The organic express of Lausanne
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The organic express of Lausanne

The bikers of Plateforme Bio Lokal supply fresh organic vegetables to restaurants and bars – quickly and emissionfree. Even 200 kg of potatoes do not faze them.
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The delivery robots are coming!

People look up at the sky and see more and more drones. Yet the breakthrough for delivery robots will take place on the ground.
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Expert Blog

From motor to drive system

Complete mechatronic drive solutions offer many advantages over individual components. Yet to reach the goal, some important questions first need to be answered.
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Urs Kafader Head of Training at maxon
Extraordinarily commonplace
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Extraordinarily commonplace

Although we rarely notice them, electrical drives are everywhere around us – at home, on our commute, at work, and even when we grab a kebab for lunch.
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Once again, NASA relies on maxon drives

Swiss manufacturer maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for the MARS 2020 rover.
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The Story of Paul - Premature Baby Simulator with maxon motors

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The invisible door opener

Elevators travel up and down all day long. Who actually stops to think about the little motors that open and close the doors?
Europe is searching for life on Mars
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Europe is searching for life on Mars

Was there once life on Mars? Or does it perhaps still exist under the surface? The ExoMars rover may hold the key to solving this great puzzle.
Easy Rider
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Easy Rider

Snow, ice and sand are the natural enemies of many bikers. A trend from the USA in spite of these elements: fat bikes.
Maxon Inside
Maxon Inside

Taking a closer look at blood

High-tech machines analyze human blood samples, detect coagulation disorders and thus help to save lives.
Twenty-twenty vision
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Twenty-twenty vision

While robotic assistance systems are available for most types of surgery today, eye surgery used to be an exception. A Dutch company has changed that.
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Playing with water

A look at maxon Germany, where engineers work on complex solutions for gigantic water shows.
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