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Sarcos Robotics Receives Gold Award for Most Innovative Product of the Year in the 2017 Best in Biz Awards

December 11, 2017

Kristi Martindale, Chief Marketing Officer, Sarcos Robotics | It’s been an exciting year for the team at Sarcos Robotics as we’ve been laser focused on bringing our highly-dexterous, life-saving robotics solutions to market. We officially announced our Guardian™ S robotic mobile Internet of Things (IoT) platform earlier this year at Hannover Messe in Germany. In […]

Prediction: You’ll see a whole bunch of people wearing robots at work in 2018

December 4, 2017

Source: ZDNet (December 4, 2017)  | It’s been a long, rocky road for powered robotic exoskeletons … most of which are still incapable of walking down long and rocky roads. But exoskeleton markets are set to reach $2.8 billion by 2023, up from $299.8 million in 2017, according to a global forecast by ReportsnReports. That’s […]

Turning workers into ‘super workers’ with robotic suits

December 1, 2017

Source: BBC News (December 1, 2017) | If you’ve watched the Iron Man film franchise, you’ll know that a powered suit gives inventor Tony Stark superhuman strength to fight the bad guys. But away from the the fictional world of blockbusting movies, robotic exoskeletons offer more prosaic and useful help for humans. The military has […]

This is the smartest robotics company in the world

November 30, 2017

Source:  ZDNet | (and soon to be one of the most important) Forget “the revolution.” Adoption of robots will only happen when startups team up with legacy heavyweights. Sarcos Robotics, a Salt Lake City-based robotics company, has three new products at market or debuting soon. One is a small robotic snake, useful for industrial tasks […]

Meet the company building robots to augment – not replace – humans

November 29, 2017

Source BGR, November 29, 2017 | If you believe the hype, many of us — maybe even most of us — are in danger of eventually finding ourselves made redundant by faster and more efficient machines, reduced to taking whatever jobs robots can’t do or can’t yet do better than a human. Just accept it, […]

 Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2017

November 29, 2017

Source: The Daily Telescope (November 29, 2017) | Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America, today announced the winners in its 2017 competition. As in previous years, the seventh annual program featured a distinguished judging panel comprised of […]

This robot will give human workers superhuman strength

November 13, 2017

Source: CNBC     | Most of the tech industry is focused on using AI to replace human tasks, but one Utah-based robot maker is taking a different approach by putting human operators at the forefront of its products. “To err may be human, but it’s really, really difficult to get a robot to be able to do […]

Hands On: Sarcos’ Iron Man-Style ‘Guardian’ Robots

November 9, 2017

Source: PC Mag  | Sarcos Robotics is best known for its work on DARPA exoskeletons, but now it’s moving into the commercial realm with investors like Caterpillar, GE Ventures, and Microsoft. I’m in a Salt Lake City technology research park standing behind a massive dual-armed industrial robot, the Guardian GT. It’s the size of an all-terrain vehicle […]

This Robot Gives You Arms to Lift a Half-Ton

November 7, 2017

Source: MIT Technology Review    | Say hello to Guardian GT, who wants to take the strain out of your manual labor. This mean-looking machine from Sarcos Robotics is designed to give you superhuman strength. Its pair of seven-foot arms, each able to lift 500 pounds, is controlled with eerie smoothness by a human. The controller provides force feedback so […]

This Human-controlled Robot is Like Pacific Rim in Real Life

November 7, 2017

Source: The Nerdist  | While the world may not be threatened by massive kaijus turning major cities into all-you-can-eat buffets, but there’s no shame in being prepared for a Pacific Rim-style scenario. Though the much-hyped USA vs. Japan giant robot fight turned out to be a bit of a bust, robotics companies are getting closer and closer […]

These Robotic Hands Let You Lift Half A Ton Of Weight Without Breaking A Sweat

November 5, 2017

Source: Wonderful Engineering | What human would say no to superhuman strength? It is a dream for most and it has become a reality with Guardian GT. Researchers at Sarcos Robotics have created Guardian GT, a set of seven-foot robotic arms that can each lift 230 kg (500 lbs), giving whoever uses them, superhuman strength. And to ensure you can […]

Beastly Robot Arms Make Lifting 1,000 Pounds Feel Like Lifting Five

November 1, 2017

Source: The Nerdist | It’s time to take a gander at yet another new exoskeleton, usually meaning a deluge of references to Aliens or Edge of Tomorrow or Avatar. But instead of thinking about how this updated prototype, the “Guardian GT,” helps to bring us closer to incredible sci-fi realities, maybe it’s better this time around […]

A New Futuristic Robot Lets Your Arms Lift Half a Ton

October 30, 2017

Source: Futurism  | ROBOT ARMS Elon Musk recently made headlines asserting that, in order for us to both progress and survive as a species, we must merge with machines and become cyborgs. And, as climate change rages onwards and the biological difficulties of completing a human mission to Mars become ever more apparent, many are beginning […]

Using this robot gives you monstrously powerful mech arms

October 30, 2017

Source:  The Verge  | What has two seven-foot arms and can bench press 1,000 lbs of radioactive waste? This guy: the Guardian GT. It’s the creation of robotics company Sarcos, and is, frankly, one of the best bots we’ve seen so far in 2017. It’s been under development for years but is now available for […]

The exosuits from ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ aren’t fictional anymore

October 30, 2017

Source:  Digital Trends  | The term “exoskeleton” conjures up sci-fi scenes – think Sigourney Weaver in Aliens, or Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt battling aliens on repeat in Edge of Tomorrow. Soldiers will surely man these mechanical machines someday, but many of the first exosuits will be developed for civilian use, from first responders pulling through […]

This Robot Gives You Arms to Lift a Half-Ton

October 27, 2017

Source: GearsOfBiz.com  | This mean-looking machine from Sarcos Robotics is designed to give you superhuman strength. Its pair of seven-foot arms, each able to lift 500 pounds, is controlled with eerie smoothness by a human. Sarcos CEO Ben Wolff was very clear about the philosophy behind creating machines that will give human workers superhuman strength: […]

The Guardian GT’s 7-foot long arms make it the most bonkers robot on earth

October 27, 2017

Source:  Wired    | Aliens is a robot we’ve been promised for a long time. That’d be the exoskeleton that Sigourney Weaver donned to beat the tar out of the movie’s eponymous alien Queen, of course. Jetpacks are kinda here, flying cars … almost, and now a real-life Power Loader has finally arrived, and it’s orders of […]

Robotics Company Developing Machines to Give Workers Superhuman Strength

October 27, 2017

Source: Breitbart    | Sarcos CEO Ben Wolff was very clear about the philosophy behind creating machines that will give human workers superhuman strength: “To err may be human, but it’s really, really difficult to get a robot to be able to do all the kinds of analytics and decision-making that humans can do. The processor that […]

Sarcos Robotics has force multiplying robots and exoskeletons to boost productivity

October 27, 2017

Source: Next Big Future    | Sarcos has a snake bot and force multiplying robotic arms. Guardian™ GT is a human-controlled, force-multiplying robotic system with one or two highly dexterous arms mounted on a track or wheeled base, allowing a single operator to do more, safely. Each arm is seven feet long. From basic labor-saving tasks like […]

Why Human-Controlled, Force-Multiplying Robots Are the Future of Work on Earth

October 25, 2017

–IEEE Spectrum guest post by Ben Wolff– Sarcos CEO Ben Wolff argues that highly mobile, dexterous robotic systems that rely on human intelligence to operate will transform industry and disaster response. When most people think of robots, they picture an R2-D2-like droid, providing critical information to assist humans and courageously rescuing them from dangerous situations. […]