How does the operator interface with the Guardian XO exoskeleton?
The exoskeleton has an operator control interface (OCI) mounted on the arm, which interfaces with the suit’s control system. The OCI enables the operator to turn the robot on/off and […]
Can the Guardian XO exoskeleton arms be locked into position?
Yes. The exoskeleton has a hands-free mode allowing the operator to lock the suit’s arms. This feature enables the operator to use their human hands while simultaneously holding a heavy […]
Is the Guardian XO exoskeleton waterproof?
The exoskeleton is IP65 rated, which protects against dust ingress and water. This allows the exoskeleton to be exposed to rain and outdoor elements and cleaned with high-pressure water jets.
Can the end-effectors be easily changed?
A quick-connect interface allows end-effectors to be connected or removed quickly and easily from the exoskeleton arms.
How are the batteries on the Guardian XO exoskeleton charged?
The exoskeleton batteries automatically charge when the suit docks in the XO® Pod Docking Station. An optional standalone charging station can charge batteries as well.
How long does the Guardian XO exoskeleton stay charged?
The exoskeleton is designed to operate near-continuously with hot-swappable batteries.
How is the Guardian XO exoskeleton powered?
Three hot-swappable lithium-ion batteries power the exoskeleton. This allows for near-continuous operation.
How much of the Guardian XO exoskeleton weight will the operator feel when wearing it?
The exoskeleton is designed so that the human operator bears none of the suit or payload weight. However, for better payload context and operational safety, a percentage of that weight […]
Can the Guardian XO exoskeleton climb stairs?
In order to navigate work areas, the exoskeleton is designed and tested to execute a single step-up or step-down on a 10” (25 cm) tall step.
How fast can the Guardian XO exoskeleton walk?
An operator in the exoskeleton can walk at about 3 mph (4.8 kph), an average walking pace for a human.