Media Coverage

RBR50 Executive Q&A: Ben Wolff, Sarcos Robotics

Source: Robotics Business Review / Keith Shaw – July 10, 2019 How exoskeletons and robots are augmenting human capabilities in the industrial workforce. As companies and organizations look to automate their tasks through robotics and other systems, they’re quickly finding that many more tasks still require human intelligence and flexibility. In those cases, human augmentation through the use […]

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 […]

Robotic exoskeleton “Guardian XO” purchased by U.S. Navy

Source: Slash Gear / Matthew DeCarlo – March 21, 2019 The U.S. Navy has partnered with a robotics company to augment the physical capabilities of workers at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, a maintenance facility located in Washington state. Sarcos Robotics has been granted a contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to deliver a […]

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 […]

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 […]