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Guardian S Robotic Mobile IoT Platform

Source:  | The Guardian S is a first-of-its-kind, cloud-connected mobile IoT platform that provides inspection and surveillance capabilities in challenging environments. Delivering extended run times and long-range wireless operations, while remaining man-portable and cost-effective; the Guardian S represents an entirely new class of robotic solution. It will be commercially available August 2017. Read full article at

Diversifying from defense

Source Company Week  | Diversifying from defense, CEO Ben Wolff is leading the robotics innovator to new products and global opportunity. Wolff admits it’s easy to go to work. “It’s easy when you manufacture products that are meaningful, when you’re working on a product that’s cool, that’s now, and that can change the world,” he says. […]

These danger-seeking robots show how Microsoft could benefit from Trump’s infrastructure boom

Source: CNBC   | Robot start-ups and cloud providers are eyeing Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Robots can be used to inspect and repair aging infrastructure. But there is fierce competition. President Donald Trump has promised to unveil a $1 trillion infrastructure plan this year, a proposal that was in focus last week as Washington observed […]

Robotic Mobile IoT Platform inspects tight, hazardous areas

Source: Automation World  | Guardian S, a snake-like robot from Sarcos, is integrated with Microsoft Azure cloud technologies to enable data to be sent for analytics while inspecting pipes, scaling boiler room walls and other difficult industrial spaces. At the Hannover Fair last month in Germany, Microsoft’s huge booth was an array of partner demonstrations. […]

Sensor-Filled Guardian S snakebot can even slither vertically Up Walls

Source: Digital Trends  | Have a reconnaissance job that’s too dangerous or difficult to access to send in a person? Maybe it’s time to deploy a snake robot! That’s what Utah-based robotics company Sarcos has developed with Guardian S, a rugged, waterproof snakebot that’s capable of shimmying across virtually any type of terrain, through thin pipes, […]

Four trends in efficient airport construction

Source: Built Worlds  | With comparisons to the “third world” invoked by both former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, the decrepitude of America’s airports might be one of the few bipartisan issues left in this country. The Airports Council International–North America seems to agree, stating in its latest five-year outlook that the nation’s […]

A versatile snake robot that masters tough terrain and climbs metal walls

Source: IEEE Spectrum  | Last week, a visitor slithered through the IEEE Spectrum office. The robotics company Sarcos had brought around its new snake robot, the Guardian S, to show off its moves. While it performed its tricks—shimmying sideways, rolling over, rearing up, and even sliding its magnetized body straight up a metal door—an impressed staff […]

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 […]