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The Hardiman strikes back: The age of robotic snakes and dexterous exoskeletons is here

Source: GE Reports  | Fifty years ago, GE engineer and robotics pioneer Ralph Mosher presented a groundbreaking paper at the Automotive Engineering Congress in Detroit. “Man and machine can be combined into an intimate, symbiotic unit that will perform essentially as one wedded system,” he wrote. “The adaptive, reflex control of man can be transmitted […]

An exoskeleton definition – wearable robots

Source: Nanalyze  | A great deal of how we see the future evolving is through the lens of science fiction movies and TV shows. Every time we describe the way we see a technology moving forward, someone will inevitably say “you’ve been watching too much INSERT SCIFI MOVIE/TV SHOW HERE”. In Star Trek as an […]

Microsoft looking to get into the autonomous robot game

Source: MSPowerUser.com  | It seems Google is not the only company with moonshots. Microsoft Research has been advertising for technologists to staff a new a research team known as the Aerial Informatics and Robotics (AIR) group, according to Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley. The team would be charged with “building intelligent and autonomous flying agents that […]

Mine rescue technology advances by ‘leaps and bounds’

Source: Trib Live Two days after announcing that deaths in the mining industry had hit a historic low, officials unveiled the latest advancements in mine rescue technology — including a “snake robot” that can descend 2,000 feet down a 4-inch hole bored into the earth. While officials said the latest developments give the U.S the most […]

Sarcos Robotics announces second closing of $15 million series A financing

  Source: Utah Business  | Salt Lake City and Bellevue, Wash.— Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in the development of dexterous robots for use in unstructured environments, announced Tuesday the second closing of its Series A funding round. This financing, together with development funding secured from its customers and partners, brought Sarcos’ total 2016 funding […]

Sarcos Robotics appoints former SOCOM, Southcom commanders Eric Olson, Paul Gorman to advisory board

  Source: GovCon Wire  | Sarcos Robotics has appointed Eric Olson, a former head of U.S. Special Operations Command, and Paul Gorman, a former chief of U.S. Southern Command, as members of the company’s advisory board. The robotic systems provider said Wednesday Olson and Gorman will work with fellow military veterans David Dunaway and William Owens as well […]

Sarcos Robots – doing the world’s most dangerous jobs

Source:Nanalyze  | The 4th Industrial Revolution is upon us and people are freaking out about robots and artificial intelligence “freeing up everyone else to do more value added activities“. This is a delicate topic but the almighty dollar will prevail. Those people who have been clamoring for minimum wage to be raised are now being […]

Sarcos Robotics raises $10.5M from Microsoft, Caterpillar and GE for heavy-duty robotics technology

Source: GeekWire  | Sarcos Robotics, a maker of industrial robots, has secured $10.5 million in funding from investors including Microsoft, Caterpillar Ventures, and GE Ventures. The company announced the funding today, and a company spokesperson confirmed the amount. Sarcos says it will use the funds to grow its team and bring its Guardian line of robotics […]