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Tech Papers

July 2015

Android Blinks Thanks to Maxon Drive Technology

POSTED: 07/17/2015

Imagine you enter a room and see a twin in front of you. It is not made of flesh and blood, but the humanoid robot already bears an

Process Optimization While Cutting Down on Costs: End-to-end Sensor Solutions in Food and Beverage Technology

POSTED: 07/16/2015

The production of mayonnaise and salad dressings confronts metrology with some really demanding challenges.

Please Smile with Maxon Motors

POSTED: 07/16/2015

Digital SLR cameras can deliver extremely sharp photos – regardless of whether the photo-grapher is a professional or a hobbyist. Not only does the skill of the photographer, but also the technology inside the

Robotic Snake-arm Flies into Tight Spaces

POSTED: 07/16/2015

A robot as agile as a snake can explore almost any hidden nook and cranny. Problems often occur in confined and hazardous spaces, and whilst these spaces are difficult for humans to work in, a snake-arm robot has no issue. Whether in aircraft assembly, nuclear power stations or the inspection

Guardians Between Two Worlds

POSTED: 07/15/2015

The kinetic sculptures of the Korean artist U-Ram Choe are composed of acrylic resin, stainless steel and moving elements, and have been fascinating people for two decades. To breathe life

Maxon Motors for Better Door Security

POSTED: 07/15/2015

Around 5.5 million burglaries are committed worldwide every year – more than ten per minute on average. Using secure doors significantly reduces the risk of a house being broken into. The Spanish

Staying on Track

POSTED: 07/14/2015

Driver assist systems can help save lives by alerting driver of potential danger. The majority of traffic accidents are caused by human error. In the future, computer-controlled cars will significantly reduce the number of such

Beauty Through Technology

POSTED: 07/14/2015

For the past three decades, French company LPG has been offering a special treatment for tightening skin and tissue, using mechanical stimulation

Small Robot is a Big Number in Open Source

POSTED: 07/13/2015

The KUKA youBot is a small mobile robot that has been designed as an open source platform for scientific research and training. The robot consists of a mobile platform and a robotic arm. Both of these

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

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