Tag Archives: exoskeleton

Sarcos, Navy to Evaluate Potential Use of Exoskeletons, Robots in Shipyard Operations

Sarcos Robotics and the U.S. Navy have teamed up to assess and field exoskeleton technologies and robots at naval shipyards to perform inspection and handling operations. The company said Monday it will work with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility to rate and deploy its Guardian XO full-body exoskeleton and Guardian S inspection robot.

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Lockheed to Update Exoskeleton Tech for Army Field Tests

Lockheed Martin will update components of a company-developed exoskeleton for use in U.S. Army demonstrations under a two-year, $6.9M contract from the military branch’s Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. The University of Florida will evaluate Onyx updates ahead of soldier demonstrations that NSRDEC plans to conduct next year, Lockheed said Thursday. …

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DoD Seeks Warfighter Exoskeleton Concept Papers

The Defense Department has asked industry to submit concept papers on exoskeleton-based approaches to increase warfighters’ performance when they perform missions. DoD is interested in multiple exoskeleton types such as infantry or high mobility, logistics/sustainment/mission support and specialized capability platform, the U.S. Army said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Jan. 29. Light …

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Sarcos Robotics Lands Air Force Contract for Logistics Exoskeleton Development

Robotics company Sarcos Robotics will build a powered full-body exoskeleton for logistics use under a contract from the U.S. Air Force. Sarcos said Wednesday it secured the Small Business Innovation Research Phase II contract from the Air Force to create the exoskeleton suit for application in logistics operations. Company Chairman and CEO Ben Wolff …

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Lockheed Licenses B-Temia’s Exoskeleton Tech

Lockheed Martin has secured rights to use B-Temia’s Dermoskeleton technology platform in products intended for military, first responder and industrial applications under a license agreement with the latter. Dermoskeleton works to prevent overstress on the lower legs and back in order to increase the user’s mobility and capacity to carry …

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Walton Smith: Booz Allen Reveals Internet of Things-based Prototypes for Hospitals, First Responders

Booz Allen Hamilton has introduced two Internet of Things-based prototypes – a system that intend to keep hospital patients’ data secure and another device designed to send alerts to firefighters and other first-responders during emergency situations, the IoT Journal reported Tuesday. Mary Catherine O’Connor writes Walton Smith, a principal at …

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