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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 robo-suit turning Delta crews into superhuman man-machines

Source: New Atlas / January 8, 2020 Sarcos sprinkled the flavor of the future on last year’s CES show when it revealed the latest evolution of its robotic exoskeleton technology, the Guardian XO. At this year’s CES, the Salt Lake City-based robotics specialist and Delta Airlines announced pilot trials, with Delta employees set to be among the […]

CES 2020: Robotic super suit brings strength to airport apron

Source: ZDNet / January 8, 2020 Sarcos Robotics has teamed up with Delta Air Lines to take the strain out of heavy lifting. In 2018, I wrote that Sarcos, a robotics company headquartered in Utah, was developing a robotic exoskeleton that would fundamentally change how heavy lifting is done on job sites. With an announcement today that Sarcos has partnered […]

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 […]

Can the Guardian XO Exoskeleton Save Your Back and Joints?

Source: PCMag / S.C. Stuart – December 10, 2019 The Guardian XO robotic exoskeleton from Sarcos merges man with machine, giving the person inside super-human strength and reducing wear and tear on the body. On a recent visit to the Salt Lake City headquarters of robotics firm Sarcos, I strapped on a crash helmet, safety glasses, protective […]