Media Coverage

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 […]

XO-rbitant Strength: Electric Exoskeletons Give Wearers The Strength Of A Forklift But A Gentler Touch

Source: GE Reports / Fred Guterl – February 13, 2019 In popular culture, automation is generally synonymous with putting people out of work. But in real life it can do the opposite, making workers more effective at the jobs they already have. That’s the case with a full-body exoskeleton under development at Sarcos Robotics, which expects to release […]

Are Human Robots the Future of Construction?

Source: ForConstructionPros.com / Kimberly Hegeman – January 30, 2019 Autonomous vehicles, brick laying robots…human robots? Ok, so it’s not exactly a human robot, but it is forward thinking technology that uses robotics tag teaming with a human worker to improve productivity and reduce worker fatigue. That’s how I would describe the Sarcos Guardian XO and XO MAX […]

The Future of Everything: Industrial Exoskeletons Give Workers a Lift

Source: Wall Street Journal / Leigh Kamping-Carder – January 17, 2019 In the weld shop of Toyota Motor North America’s 1.8-million-square-foot plant in Woodstock, Ontario, amid the clanking of robotic arms and the occasional spray of sparks, two workers inspect the steel frame of a future RAV4. The men raise their arms overhead as they move […]

Company Offers Exoskeleton With Upgraded Power

Source: National Defense Magazine / Mandy Mayfield – January 28, 2019 Sarcos Robotics announced a new battery-powered robotic suit that can operate using lithium-ion batteries and enable the wearer to lift up to 200 pounds for several hours. The Salt Lake City-based company, which has spent 17 years and invested more than $175 million in exoskeleton research […]

Exoskeleton suit allows construction workers to lift 200 lbs

Source: Construction Dive / Laurie Cowin – January 9, 2019 Dive Brief: Sarcos Robotics recently announced technology advancements to its Guardian XO Max full-body, all-electric, battery-powered industrial exoskeleton robotic system that is capable of allowing a human operator to safely lift and manipulate up to 200 pounds, the company said. A single charge lasts for up to eight […]

Industrial robotic exoskeleton — the best of human and machine combined

Source: Daily Commerical News / Angela Gismondi – January 9, 2019 An American robotics company has developed an all-electric, battery powered, full-body industrial exoskeleton robotic system that aims to improve safety, productivity and efficiency for workers in the construction industry. The Guardian XO Max exoskeleton robot, developed by Sarcos Robotics, will enable the human operator to safely lift and […]