Robot that unfolds inside the body requires innovative engineering solutions.
Meet Bionicman, a Different Kind of Superhero
How a man with a prosthetic hand turns into a superhero that gives children with disabilities more confidence.
How a Free-flying Camera Robot Supports Astronauts on the ISS
Autonomous drone can shoot video and photos of astronauts’ work, freeing up their time to perform more vital tasks.
This Suction Robot Improves Safety at the Workplace
Inspection robots fulfill ever more complex tasks and protect people from injury during dangerous tasks. The little helpers inspect huge milk tanks and climb around the outer shell of airplanes.
The Pace Maker — New Prosthesis Comes Closer to Nature
The Empower prosthesis by Ottobock helps its wearer regain lost freedom of movement — using a powerful brushless motor that releases the energy of a calf muscle at every step.
The World of Prosthetic Hands Is an ‘Engineer’s Paradise,’ Says Vincent Systems Founder
A small startup is set to turn the market for hand prostheses on its head — with an innovative spirit, compact DC motors, and a touch function.
Fauna Robotica: Five Incredible Animal-Inspired Robots
In millions of years of evolution, nature has produced many sophisticated locomotor systems that engineers use as inspiration for creating better robots. We show some current technical developments that are highly advanced.
The Art of Building a Modular Robot
Philip Norman used to be an architect and a painter. Then he made an invention that could prove to be a game-changer for the way robots are built in the future.
Precision Drive Systems Are Extraordinarily Commonplace
Although we rarely notice them, electrical precision drive systems are everywhere around us — at home, on our commute, at work, and even when we grab a kebab for lunch.
NASA Again Relies on maxon Technology for Mars 2020 Rover
NASA’s next Mars rover will collect soil samples, seal them, and deposit them on the Martian surface for future collection and transport back to Earth. Maxon Motor supplies several drives specifically developed for mission critical tasks.
Cobot 7A-15 Robotic Arm Lends a Strong Hand
Not only did maxon precision motors inc. provide the actuators for RB3D’s Cobot 7A-15 robot arm, but it also provided the entire drive system. RB3D offers its cobot for warehouses, rehabilitation, and more applications.