Robocup 2014

Robocup 2014 is a robotics competition attended by more than 2000 researchers and students from all over the world. In the past maxon motor has been pleased to be associated with Robocup. In 2013, Nirmal Giftsun and Alexander Moriarty from the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, University of Applied Sciences, entered their youBot, containing flat motors by maxon motor, in the Robocup@work category. The youBot was a fully autonomous robotic using only sensors and algorithms to find certain objects on an obstacle course and return them to a designated area.

About maxon Group Australia

maxon is a manufacturer of world-class precision drive systems. At maxon, we develop and build high precision electric drive systems that are among the best in the world. We combine brushed and brushless DC motors, gearheads, sensors, and controllers into complete mechatronic drive systems. Since 1961, businesses from a wide range of industries including medical technology, robotics, industrial automation, mobility, and aerospace place their trust in reliable drive systems by maxon. Our drives are perfectly suited for wherever extreme precision and the highest quality standards are necessary and where compromises cannot be tolerated – on Earth, and on Mars. We are driven by progress. We are certain that we can continuously improve – even what seems to be perfect – over and over again. We believe that outstanding engineers and technicians can make a positive impact on the world. This is why we support them in their efforts to go off the beaten path and provide the right drives for their ideas. We do this because we share in their uncompromising drive to excel in technology.

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