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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 […]

Sarcos Robotics Lands $40M Series C To Commercialize Exoskeletons

Source: Crunchbase Sarcos Robotics secured $40 million in an oversubscribed Series C financing round Tuesday. The Salt Lake City-based company produces robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety. Rotor Capital led the round, which included most of the company’s existing investors, such as Schlumberger, the company said in a written release. With the new funding, the […]

Wearable robot company marches to big raise

Source: ZDNet.com Before industries go fully robotic, we’re going to see some unique man-machine mashups. There’s are two reasons I’ve written glowingly about a Utah-based robotics company called Sarcos, which just locked in an additional $40M in Series C funding. The first is the company’s pragmatic approach to becoming a key automation supplier in the near-term. While some […]

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 […]

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 […]