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Sarcos Robotics and Microsoft develop AI robot

  Source: The Record  | US industrial robots manufacturer Sarcos Robotics is collaborating with Microsoft to provide customers with a ‘Robot-as-a-Service’ offering. For a monthly fee, customers can make full use of the Guardian S – a surveillance and inspection robot, which uses Microsoft Cognitive Services, Azure IoT Suite and is remotely controlled by a […]

Guardian S Snake Robot for Inspection Tasks

Source:  | Meet Guardian S from Sarcos Robotics: a snake robot for surveillance and inspection jobs. It weighs 13 lbs and can reliably traverse difficult terrain. It also features two-way video and audio. The robot is waterproof and can navigate confined spaces with no problem. Read full article on

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:  | 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 […]