Marines Near Deal to Test ‘Transformers’-Like Exoskeleton Prototype

Source: Military.com / Gina Harkins – September 18, 2019 QUANTICO, Virginia — Marines who spend much of their day lifting hefty ammunition or moving pallets full of gear could soon get a helping hand. The Marine Corps is close to signing a deal to test an exoskeleton prototype that can help a single person move as much as several leathernecks […]

Leveraging Advanced Robotics to Simplify Boiler Inspections

Sarcos Guest Blog Series: David Strubberg Energy is a complicated business, particularly in the current environment. Companies operating coal, hydroelectric, and nuclear plants face tight margins, and must work hard to both economize and prioritize safety. As a result, the industry is always looking for new ways to perform tasks more efficiently. Boiler inspection is […]

Sarcos Robotics Appoints Jim Miller, Retired U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel, as Vice President of Defense Solutions

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash.—August 12, 2019—Today, Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety, including full-body, powered exoskeletons for industrial and military applications, announced the appointment of Jim Miller, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel, as Vice President, Defense Solutions. This appointment […]

RBR50 Executive Q&A: Ben Wolff, Sarcos Robotics

Source: Robotics Business Review / Keith Shaw – July 10, 2019 How exoskeletons and robots are augmenting human capabilities in the industrial workforce. As companies and organizations look to automate their tasks through robotics and other systems, they’re quickly finding that many more tasks still require human intelligence and flexibility. In those cases, human augmentation through the use […]

Exoskeleton Prototypes Sent to U.S. Navy, Special Command

Source: Thomas / David Mantey – April 2, 2019 Sarcos Robotics is responsible for some incredible technology. Last July, we introduced you to the company’s Guardian S, the 4-foot-long inspection robot that uses magnetic tracks to inch along everything from metal walls to oil pipelines. The Salt Lake City-based company is also responsible for the Guardian GT robot, which allows […]

POWERGEN International 2018 Video Flashback: Watch the Guardian S plant inspection robot

Source: PowerEngineering / March 28, 2019 It looks like a tank crossed with a train and yet is small and agile enough to get into tight spaces within the modern electric power plant. James Dietrich, senior sales director for Sarcos, showed off the company’s new Guardian S inspection robot during POWERGEN International in Orlando. He highlighted the Guardian’s ability […]

USSOCOM Awards Contract to Sarcos Robotics for Delivery of Full-Body, Autonomously Powered Robotic Exoskeleton

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. – March 18, 2019 – Today, Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment, rather than replace humans working in the industrial, public safety and military sectors, announced that it has been awarded a contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to deliver a pre-production […]

U.S. Navy Partners with Sarcos Robotics for Powered Full-Body Exoskeletons and Inspection Robots to Optimize Shipyard Operations

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. – March 11, 2019 – Today, Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in robotic systems that augment rather than replace humans working in the industrial, public safety and military sectors, announced its partnership with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (IMF) to evaluate and deploy robotic technologies, […]