Driven magazine: The operating room of the future

High-tech for health and beauty... The new issue of driven – the maxon motor magazine – is now available. In this issue, we peek over the shoulder of a surgeon using the da Vinci surgical robot, present a new device for cardiac patients and take a look at the world's first cordless tattoo machine.

The latest issue of driven is all about state-of-the-art medical technology, like the da Vinci surgical robot. Learn why surgeon Daniel Seiler compares his equipment with a sports car, and learn how many maxon DC motors are integrated in the system. You can also read how medical researchers are developing an innovative non-invasive cardiac pump. Anthony Mayr, Senior Project Leader at maxon motor, explains how engineers deal with the tough environmental conditions for drive systems in operating rooms. driven also ventures into the world of tattoo art. We present a Swiss company that is introducing the world's first cordless tattoo machine to the market and show its advantages. This issue's technical article looks into the topic of energy efficiency. A suitable controller is not the only requirement for driving minimotors in an energy-efficient way. Mechanical components play a key role in keeping losses low. driven is published as a tablet magazine and can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store or from Google Play. Would you prefer the printed edition? Order your personal copy today. For more information, go to: