Robotic exoskeletons are storming out of sci-fi and onto your squishy human body

Source: Popular Science / March 2, 2020 The Sarcos Guardian XO will help Delta employees handle heavy bags. Forklifts and remote-controlled robots are great for brute force power. They can easily lift 200-pound objects, but that strength typically comes at the cost of dexterity. Utah-based robotics company Sarcos, however, wants to put the humans inside the […]

THIS AIRLINE IS TESTING POWERED EXOSKELETONS FOR LUGGAGE WORKERS

Source: Futurism / January 8, 2020 U.S. airline Delta is partnering with Utah-based exoskeleton company Sarcos Robotics to test whether its powered suits can help employees at lifting luggage and other repetitive tasks. “We owe it to the best airline employees on the planet to explore how emerging technology can make their jobs safer and easier,” said Gareth […]

Sarcos Robotics Partners with Delta Air Lines to Bring First Public Demonstration of Guardian XO Full-Body, Force-Multiplying Industrial Exoskeleton Robot to CES 2020

Delta is first airline to explore first-of-its-kind wearable robotic exoskeleton to bolster employee strength and safety LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2020 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is partnering with Sarcos Robotics to explore new employee technology fit for a superhero – a mobile and dexterous exoskeleton designed to boost employees’ physical capabilities and bolster […]

Delta Airlines plans to equip employees with these powerful robotic exoskeletons

Source: Digital Trends / January 7, 2020 Whether it’s heavy luggage or fully laden planes that can weigh in excess of 100,000 pounds, working for an airline can involve shifting some pretty sizable weight. Could robot exosuits help make everything a little bit easier? That’s what Delta, one of the biggest airlines in the United […]

Delta Air Lines sees a future in robotics

Source: CNET / January 7, 2020 At CES, Delta’s CEO talks about exoskeletons for freight loaders and other workers. Also on tap: airport displays tailored to individual passengers. At CES this year, Delta Air Lines is playing a role beyond simply flying attendees to Las Vegas. CEO Ed Bastian arrived from Atlanta to give the opening keynote presentation Tuesday, where […]