This Robot Gives You Arms to Lift a Half-Ton

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 that the operator can feel what’s happening—though it only takes five pounds of force, instead of the full 1,000, according to Wired.

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