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Surgical Robots for Minimally Invasive Procedures.

POSTED: 07/13/2015

The latest, next generation surgeries are being performed today using Intuitive Surgical Inc.’s (Sunnyvale, CA) da Vinci™S HD Surgical System, which allows surgeons to perform the most minimally

Taking to the High Skies with Maxon Motors

POSTED: 07/10/2015

At an altitude of 11 kilometers above the surface of the earth, the air is very thin. Modern pressure cabins and an environmental control system (ECS) ensure a pleasant atmosphere in commercial

Surgical Simulators

POSTED: 07/10/2015

When Every Tenth of a Second Counts

POSTED: 07/09/2015

Triathlon and time trial racing are gaining more and more fans every day. Technological innovations, such as an electronic drivetrain, are highly sought-after components when every second counts on the way to the finish line. The EPS (electronic power shift) system of bicycle component manufacturer Campagnolo from Italy took many

Underwater Inspection on Twelve Wheels

POSTED: 07/09/2015

Inspecting flooded pipes of power plants requires skilled,

Brushless DC Motors for Down Hole and Directional Drilling

POSTED: 07/08/2015

The recovery of petroleum and natural gas requires constant innovation and improvement of technology. This technology used for deep drilling processes are exposed to extreme environmental conditions. Temperatures of 200+°C, high pressure and extreme shock and vibration. Brushless DC motor

From Soaring Heights: Camera Stabilization with Maxon Drives

POSTED: 07/07/2015

Aerial images can be beneficial for many businesses and industries. Often things are revealed from above that are hidden to the observer on the ground. Drives from maxon motor are used in camera stabilizer systems. Mining companies,

Circulatory Support without Surgery for Heart Failure Patients

POSTED: 07/07/2015

Intra-aortic pump powered by miniature brushless DC motors provides heart failure patients an aid to help hearts rest and heal. Chronic heart failure patients draw hope from a new

Getting a Second Grip on Life

POSTED: 07/06/2015

Losing a hand in a tragic event turns everyday tasks into a constant battle. Nothing is the way it was before and even small things suddenly seem impossible. The high-tech Michelangelo Hand prosthesis gives back quality of life

Inked to Precision

POSTED: 07/06/2015

The tattoo scene is driven by younger artists who have little in common with the old stereotypes. They create true masterworks using the latest technology. And they all know the maxon “Swiss motor”. The age of rockers

Keeping Muscles in Shape

POSTED: 07/02/2015

For paraplegic people, rehabilitation is frequently a long process; this is why methods and tech-nology that optimize these measures for the patient

Kenshiro: Strong Robot with 160 Muscles

POSTED: 07/02/2015

The tendon-controlled humanoid robot created by the University of Tokyo has more than 160 artificial muscles and is the result of many years of experience. Around 100 brushless maxon motors ensures that the only 1.58 m tall robot has humanlike

Over Rough and Smooth – Robots on a Mission to Explore

POSTED: 07/01/2015

Intelligent robot systems are increasingly being used in disaster control, rescue missions and salvage operations – wherever it is too dangerous for humans. Robots that can

Relaxed Golfing with Maxon Motors

POSTED: 06/30/2015

Golf is becoming increasingly popular and has become a common recreational sport. In the spring and summer millions of people around the world head to the greens to work on their handicap or to


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