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An Industrial Robotic Arm small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

A Canadian company has developed a small robotic arm for industrial applications using brushless pancake motors, zero-backlash gearheads and encoders from maxon.

Introducing the Meca500… 194 more words

DC Servo Motor, Robotics, Automation

The first of the new breed ultra-small 6mm and 8mm DC servo motors arrive in Australia

Close inspection of the gear motor combination reveals the extent of motor customisations possible, normally for niche hand built servo motor and gearhead combinations that the Swiss engineers have become famous for. 171 more words

DC Servo Motor, Robotics, Automation

Will tech make doctors obsolete?

The progress of medicine is a remarkable thing. There was a time when doctors couldn’t fully map the human body, and a time when drilling a hole into a patient’s skull was a genuine medical procedure; now we’ve mapped not just the human body but the human genome, and can use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to see the real-time, inside workings of the human brain without lifting a scalpel. 241 more words

Healthcare

New DC motor and drive catalogue

maxon motor have released the digital edition of the new 2017 / 2018 catalogue. Answering the how to’s of motor control it contains valuable motor and motor control reference material. 116 more words

DC Servo Motor, Robotics, Automation

Smarter Rehab with Robotics and Machine Learning

According to the Worldwide Health Organization (WHO), 15 million people globally suffer a stroke each year, with the United States accounting for almost 800,000 of those instances. 395 more words

Robotics

Robot completes delicate eye surgery in first

In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye, greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina. 233 more words

Medical Technology

'Intuitive' prosthetic hand sees what it's touching

Even as we begin to wire prosthetics directly into our peripheral nervous systems and wield Deus Ex appendages with only the power of our minds, many conventional prosthetic arms are still pretty clunky, their grips activated through myoelectric signals — electrical activity read from the surface of the stump. 220 more words

Medical Technology