Sarcos Robotics, a robots production company, has announced the successful demonstration of Guardian XO, its autonomously powered robotic exoskeleton as part of the US Air Force Air Mobility Command´s Mobility Guardian 2019 exercise, the company said.
The demonstration at the Fairchild Air Force Based in Spokane, Washington, is a milestone in Sarcos´ path to delivering the world´s first energetically autonomous full-body exoskeleton that gives the operator superhuman strength, increases endurance and dramatically improves safety.
Sarcos began developing powered exoskeletons in the early 2000´s. Since then, it has partnered with both the Department of Defense as well as leading industrial companies to jointly develop the Guardian XO, leveraging both public and private funding to field a first-of-its-kind machine that meets the needs of defense and industrial customers alike.
Sarcos Robotics is a producer of of robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety. Sarcos produces mobile, dexterous, tele-operated robots that combine human intelligence, instinct and judgment with robotic strength, endurance and precision to augment worker performance.