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US Marines to get ‘Alpha’ exoskeleton for super strength

Source: ZDNet Robotic augmentation is coming to a war zone near you. For now, the first stop bypasses the battlefield. The Marines are about to get their hands on an impressive bit of hardware: A wearable robotic exoskeleton that gives users super strength. The company delivering the unit, a defense-focused subsidiary of Sarcos Robotics developed the […]

The Sarcos Guardian XO Full-Body Powered Exoskeleton Wins 2020 CTMA Technology Competition

Source: NCMS Ann Arbor, MI—The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is pleased to announce that the Sarcos® Guardian XO® Full-Body, Powered Exoskeleton won the 2020 Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) Technology Competition. Seven finalists were chosen to present from over 50 impressive submissions.  Sarcos will receive $50,000 in funding and will participate in […]

The New Warehouse Podcast: Sarcos Does the Heavy Lifting

Source: The New Warehouse Podcast On this episode, I was joined by Kristi Martindale who is the Chief Customer Officer and EVP of Product Strategy at Sarcos. Sarcos has been helping the defense department lift heavy objects for some time but has recently started to move into the commercial world. They provide a fully body […]

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 […]

How Exoskeletons Improve Social Distancing on Site and Defeat Construction Labor Shortages

Source: / Kristi Martindale Robotic, powered exoskeletons improve mobility, flexibility, and strength to allow one operator to replace some small teams, and lighten strain to reduce the role that physical strength plays in recruiting and retaining workers In the U.S., employers and employees spend more than $100 billion annually on back issues resulting from […]

Exoskeletons Power Industry 4.0

Source: ASTM International  An Interview with Jim Miller, Vice President of Defense Solutions, Sarcos Robotics Q. You’ve been in an exoskeleton. What was that like? And what did you learn from your company’s exoskeleton debut at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year? A. I started with Sarcos at the very beginning of August 2019. […]

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 […]

CES: Wearable robot turns workers into superheroes

Source: Gadget / January 12, 2020 It’s designed for workers who have to lift heavy weights, but the new exoskeleton from Sarcos can give anyone superhuman strength Meet the Sarcos Guardian XO. Or rather, wear it. The XO is a battery-powered, full-body exoskeleton designed to boost human performance and endurance while helping to prevent injury. It […]