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Sarcos Moves Into New Headquarters and Production Facility in Salt Lake City
Sarcos, which is bringing its Guardian XO industrial exoskeleton and Guardian XT teleoperated robot avatar to market, has doubled its space for R&D, manufacturing, and demonstrations.

GXO Logistics Credits Warehouse Automation for Strong Q3 Results
Automation, e-commerce, and outsourcing are the tailwinds helping GXO Logistics grow, according to executives at the global logistics provider, which reported strong Q3 earnings.

Cionic Feasibility Study Finds Neural Sleeve Provides Significant Improvement to Gait
Cionic said its Neural Sleeve is the first algorithm-powered bionic clothing to help people with neurological disorders regain functional movement in everyday activities

Touchlab Develops Electronic Skin, Reaches ANA Avatar XPRIZE Finals
Touchlab, an ANA Avatar XPRIZE finalist, has developed thin sensors that can provide "electronic skin" and work with existing grippers and could have a variety of commercial uses.

ReWalk ReBoot Soft Exosuit Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation
The FDA's classification of the ReBoot orthotic exosuit as a "breakthrough device" will help ReWalk Robotics move forward with regulatory approvals and commercialization.

Ottobock Acquires Industrial, Medical Exoskeleton Maker suitX
Ottobock and suitX are combining their portfolio of wearable assistance devices for both healthcare and industrial use cases. Their exoskeletons can augment or restore human capabilities.

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.

Ossia Receives European, U.K. Regulatory Approval for Cota Wireless Power System
Ossia, which has developed the proprietary Cota system for remote wireless power delivery to specific devices, has obtained regulatory approvals in the U.S., U.K., and Europe.

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.

FundamentalVR Simulates Soft Tissue With Haptics for Medical Education
Not only can haptic feedback provide more realistic surgical simulations, but it can also accelerate the process of safely learning new techniques, says Fundamental VR.

ACE Controls Releases MC75 Miniature Shock Absorber for Robots, Other Tight Spaces
The MC75 shock absorbers are designed to provide high-energy damping in tight installation spaces in industrial manufacturing, materials handling, and robotics applications.

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.

2021 MHI Annual Industry Report Looks at Innovation in Materials Handling
An annual report from the Materials Handling Institute and Deloitte found some reluctance among supply chain organizations to invest in emerging technologies including robotics.

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.

inVia Robotics, Rufus Labs Team Up for Robots, Wearables in Warehouses
The companies will jointly offer inVia's Picker mobile robots and PickMate and Logic software plus Rufus Labs' wearable computers, RADD Tab tablets, and WorkHero analytics software.



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