Now this looks amazing.  Honeywell has introduced the world’s first commercially-available multi-axis electric motor – the
Spherical Motor. Watch the video.

Every complex motion in a UAV requires multiple motors to get the job done. Hoenywell has shifted everything we know about movement. Honeywell’s revolutionary spherical motor is one motor that does the work of several – improving the agility, performance and freedom to move efficiently. This ground-breaking technology is a tightly integrated motion control device that moves about two axes independently or simultaneously.

We expect to hear a lot more about this motor as OEMs figure out how they can be deployed. It looks rather disruptive.

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