maxon motor extend sponsorship and support to local robotics competition.

The Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition is seeking to develop more complex algorithms for the achievement of a higher level of robot autonomy.

The Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition is a co-run event by the Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR) and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). The aim of the competition is to promote robotics related endeavour to Australian tertiary students. Entrants are required to build an autonomous vehicle to navigate an obstacle course within a time limit. The competition will be held between the 4th and 8th of December 2014 at Deakin University. maxon motor Australia will be extending technical support and discounted products to entrants participating in the 2014 competition. For information on eligibility and competition details visit

Contact maxon motor Australia in the Sydney office on +61 2 9476 4777 for assistance and support.


About maxon motor Australia

maxon motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years’ experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector. We are driven by your specific requirements. The product range incorporated in the modular system is comprehensive: Brushed and Brushless DC motors with the unique ironless maxon winding Flat motors with iron cores Planetary gears, spur gears and special gears Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers) Servo amplifiers, position controllers and control electronics High-tech CIM and MIM components Customer specific drive solutions. maxon motor is a Swiss company headquartered in Sachseln (Central Switzerland) that employs more than 2000 staff worldwide. With 14 sales companies based in over 30 countries, sales partners in another 10 countries and with six production sites, maxon motor are able to provide locally-based and competent customer service. maxon motor helps provide innovative solutions at competitive prices for numerous applications in various markets, such as Medical technology, Industrial automation and robotics, Aerospace industry, Automotive industry, Communication, Consumer applications, Inspection and Instrumentation and Safety engineering. maxon motor Australia is based in Mt Kuring-Gai NSW and our staff will be happy to help you with all your DC motor and technical enquiries.

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