Powered Robotic Exoskeletons Add Flexibility to Manufacturing

Source: New Equipment Digest Three ways exoskeletons will transform plant manufacturing. Automation is a powerful tool, increasing productivity in manufacturing scenarios with high-volume, repetitive tasks, and handling materials with predetermined sizes, weight, and geometries. These automated lines are carefully designed and optimized for high throughput of items with set parameters. However, manufacturing environments with a […]

Retired Lt. General Anthony Ierardi Joins Sarcos Robotics Strategic Advisory Board

SALT LAKE CITY – September 9, 2020 – 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, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sarcos Defense, today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Anthony “Tony” Ierardi (Ret.) to the Sarcos […]

Sarcos Robotics raises $40 million to develop an exoskeleton for industrial applications

Source: VentureBeat Sarcos Robotics, a startup developing robots for industrial and defense applications, today nabbed $40 million in equity financing, bringing its total venture capital raised to nearly $100 million. The company plans to use the capital to commercialize its first full-body, self-powered product — the Guardian XO — ahead of an anticipated 2021 ship date. According to […]

Sarcos Defense Awarded Contract for Guardian XO Exoskeleton Alpha Version by U.S. Marine Corps

SALT LAKE CITY – JULY 28, 2020 – Sarcos Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sarcos Robotics, today announced that the company has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Innovation Office program for the delivery of an Alpha version of the Guardian® XO® full-body, powered industrial exoskeleton robot. Delivery of the Guardian […]

A military EDC that lifts up to 45,000 pounds

Source: ZDNet A company that develops robots for industries like construction has created a “man-packable” heavy-lift system that can lift objects weighing up to 45,000 pounds. It’s a good example of the dexterity of an engineering-first firm when tasked with problems that may fall outside its primary brief but nonetheless present alluring engineering challenges. Sarcos […]

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 […]