Growing Demand for Robots That Augment Rather Than Replace Humans Fuels Expansion of Sarcos Executive Leadership Team

SALT LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. – September 26, 2017 – Sarcos® Robotics, a global leader in the production of robots that combine human intelligence and dexterity with the strength, endurance and precision of machines to improve efficiency and reduce occupational injuries, today announced that technology and business leader, Chris Beaufait, will join the Sarcos […]

Law Enforcement’s Resourceful Robot Snake

Source: Officer.com   | Just as all robots are meant to do, the Guardian S keeps officers out of harms way but has a few tricks up its sleeve too. With more than 25 years of research and development into the robotics space, one company took their experience of creating highly customized one-off machines into the production industry. And they have a trained […]

CEO Insights

Source: IIoT Officer & Director of Sarcos, about industrial robots. Lucian Fogoros: The number of industrial robots deployed worldwide will increase to around 2.6 million units by 2019. That’s about one million units more than in the record-breaking year of 2015. Broken down according to sectors, around 70 percent of industrial robots are currently at work in the automotive, electrical/electronics and […]

Guardian S Robotic Mobile IoT Platform

Source: Officer.com  | The Guardian S is a first-of-its-kind, cloud-connected mobile IoT platform that provides inspection and surveillance capabilities in challenging environments. Delivering extended run times and long-range wireless operations, while remaining man-portable and cost-effective; the Guardian S represents an entirely new class of robotic solution. It will be commercially available August 2017. Read full article at Officer.com

Diversifying from defense

Source Company Week  | Diversifying from defense, CEO Ben Wolff is leading the robotics innovator to new products and global opportunity. Wolff admits it’s easy to go to work. “It’s easy when you manufacture products that are meaningful, when you’re working on a product that’s cool, that’s now, and that can change the world,” he says. […]

These danger-seeking robots show how Microsoft could benefit from Trump’s infrastructure boom

Source: CNBC   | Robot start-ups and cloud providers are eyeing Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Robots can be used to inspect and repair aging infrastructure. But there is fierce competition. President Donald Trump has promised to unveil a $1 trillion infrastructure plan this year, a proposal that was in focus last week as Washington observed […]

Robotic Mobile IoT Platform inspects tight, hazardous areas

Source: Automation World  | Guardian S, a snake-like robot from Sarcos, is integrated with Microsoft Azure cloud technologies to enable data to be sent for analytics while inspecting pipes, scaling boiler room walls and other difficult industrial spaces. At the Hannover Fair last month in Germany, Microsoft’s huge booth was an array of partner demonstrations. […]

Sensor-Filled Guardian S snakebot can even slither vertically Up Walls

Source: Digital Trends  | Have a reconnaissance job that’s too dangerous or difficult to access to send in a person? Maybe it’s time to deploy a snake robot! That’s what Utah-based robotics company Sarcos has developed with Guardian S, a rugged, waterproof snakebot that’s capable of shimmying across virtually any type of terrain, through thin pipes, […]

Four trends in efficient airport construction

Source: Built Worlds  | With comparisons to the “third world” invoked by both former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, the decrepitude of America’s airports might be one of the few bipartisan issues left in this country. The Airports Council International–North America seems to agree, stating in its latest five-year outlook that the nation’s […]