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U.S. Navy Increases Contract Award for Sarcos Guardian DX Dexterous Mobile Robotic Avatar
Following successful execution of the first phase of the Guardian DX contract, the U.S. Navy is paying to expand testing, evaluation, and demonstrations for Navy-specific tasks

Sarcos Marks Industrial Exoskeleton Milestone, Begins Trading on Nasdaq
The CEO of Sarcos explains how the company's recent SPAC merger and trading on Nasdaq will enable it to scale development and production of its wearable and teleoperated systems.

BAE Systems and Sarcos to Partner on Developing Perception for the U.S. Air Force
By applying AI and machine learning to sensing for autonomous systems such as drones and ground robots, Sarcos and BAE plan to improve multi-system communication and coordination.

Sarcos Robotics and T-Mobile to Integrate 5G Into Guardian XT Teleoperation Robot
Sarcos, which makes industrial exoskeletons and the Guardian XT for teleoperation in hazardous conditions, is working with T-Mobile to add high-bandwidth, low-latency 5G connectivity.

7+ Robots to Watch for During the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games
Toyota and Panasonic have developed robots to provide assistance during the delayed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. They will also showcase Japan's robot prowess.

Harmonic Bionics to Demonstrate Upper-Extremity Exoskeleton at Rehab Facilities
Harmonic Bionics plans to send its new Harmony SHR bilateral, upper-body exoskeleton around the country to demonstrate its use for neurological rehabilitation.

Sarcos Robotics Successfully Implements Teleoperation Capabilities of Guardian XT Robotic System
Saros Robotics said the SenSuit controller garment for its Guardian XT teleoperated robot includes AR, VR, and a motion-capture tracker to augment human workers and keep them safe.

Human-Machine Interaction Is Still Evolving, Note Global Robot Cluster Panelists
The Global Robot Cluster co-hosted a virtual event with MassRobotics and Silicon Valley Robotics examining progress in human-robot interaction for healthcare and industrial uses.

Indxx Japan Robotics & AI Index Licensed by Global X Japan for an ETF
Japanese robotics and AI companies are getting a dedicated exchange-traded fund, the Indxx Japan Robotics & AI Index. Its managing partner explains where the country is investing.

Roam Robotics Relies on Air for Flexible, Affordable Wearable Robots
Roam Robotics is working to improve knee mobility with its lightweight, pneumatic-powered Ascend wearable orthosis, which it is developing in parallel with the Forge military device.

Ekso Bionics Expands Partnership With Kindred Healthcare for Exoskeleton Orders
Ekso Bionics will be providing its EksoNR exoskeleton for neurorehabilitation in four of Kindred's long-term, acute-care hospitals in Florida.

Harmonic Bionics Raises $7M Series A for Upper-Extremity Exoskeleton
Harmonic Bionics, whose Harmony SHR wearable device is designed for rehabilitating people with upper-extremity impairments, has raised money to commercialize the exoskeleton.

Top 10 Robotics Transactions of April 2021
Even not including the largest deals in AI and autonomous vehicles from April 2021, the month still featured multimillion-dollar transactions in exoskeletons, delivery robots, and surgical systems.

Sarcos Robotics CEO Discusses SPAC Merger, Bringing Guardian XO Exoskeleton to Market
Sarcos Robotics, which obtained $496 million in capital through a special-purpose acquisition company, is on track to commercialize its Guardian XO industrial exoskeleton.

Sarcos Robotics to Merge With SPAC Rotor Acquisition as It Commercializes Exoskeleton
The deal between Sarcos Robotics and Rotor Acquisition will help bring the Guardian XO industrial exoskeleton and Guardian XT teleoperated robot to market.

Myomo Device Passes First Phase of Brain-Computer Interface Clinical Trial
Myomo said that Thomas Jefferson University has successfully demonstrated that a stroke patient could control a powered MyoPro device with brain signals.

Are exoskeletons the X factor for industrial workers?
You might know the exoskeleton from Iron Man, but this emerging technology may offer relief to persistent, and costly, injuries.

University of Waterloo Research Team Uses Maple, MapleSim to Support Autonomous Vehicle Development
The Motion Research Group at the University of Waterloo's Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR) has been contributing to the body of research around autonomous vehicles by working on a project...

Positive Human-Robot Relationships Will Power the Future Supply Chain Workforce
Technology is changing rapidly, and humans need to accept their robot counterparts, and the modern factory must quickly align itself to the cultural change forced upon it by the advances...

The Robots are Coming to the Warehouse Dock
From AGVs to exoskeleton suits, the robotics on today's warehouse and DC docks aim to help shippers operate more efficiently in an increasingly competitive distribution environment. Robotics in the loading...


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