September 13, 2020
Sarcos Robotics is preparing to market its Guardian XO exoskeleton designed to lift up to 90 kilos of weight, to make workers in industries such as aviation, logistics, oil, construction or defense able to perform much more varied tasks without endangering their physical integrity.
Sarcos Robotics It is ready to market in 2021 its powerful Guardian XO exoskeleton that has been in development for more than 20 years, a full-body portable industrial robot that will allow its wearer to have great strength, designed to be able to handle enormous weight.
There are many exoskeletons on the market, some focused on mobility issues and others designed for production, and the one from Sarcos Robotics is designed for the productivity and safety of the wearer and after raising 40 million dollars, they are preparing to commercialize it in 2021.
He Guardian XO exoskeleton has been in development for over 20 years and you could say that it is the first full body portable industrial robot that is powered by batteries, and designed to increase the strength and endurance of the wearer. In fact, this exoskeleton can safely lift up to 90 kilos of weight in long work sessions and on top it can run for up to eight hours on a single charge.
It has 24 ° of freedom, and thanks to its hands-free mode it allows the wearer to lock the arms of the suit and perform lifting movements. It also has a mechanism that prevents bodily injury to the user, making it safe to use it for long sessions of time.
As you can imagine, this exoskeleton has been designed to lift enormous amounts of weight and could be present in a multitude of goods companies that require their workers to lift a lot of load without posing a risk to their physique.
To this end, they hope to sell the exoskeleton to a wide variety of industries, including aviation, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, oil, construction and defense, among many others.
It also appears that there is an intelligent version of this Guardian XO exoskeleton underway based on an artificial intelligence platform called Cybernetic Training for Autonomous Robots (CYTAR) that would allow the robot to increase the precision and ability of the operator to complete specific tasks.
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