Sarcos Robotics raises $25 million in funding from the likes of Microsoft and General Electric

Sarcos Robotics exoskeleton
The Sarcos Robotics exoskeleton, or dexterous robotic system

Startup company Sarcos Robotics has raised another $15.625 million in financing, bringing its total funding to $25 million.

The company’s investors include Caterpillar, Microsoft and GE Ventures.

Sarcos is developing an exoskeleton which the company describes as a “dexterous robotic system for unstructured environments”.  Continue reading Sarcos Robotics raises $25 million in funding from the likes of Microsoft and General Electric

Darpa selects Ekso Bionics for development of next-generation exoskeleton

eksoproductEkso Bionics has been awarded a contract to develop a new exoskeleton design for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (Darpa) Warrior Web program.

The new initiative is focused on the creation of a groundbreaking flexible exoskeleton designed to reduce the wearer’s energy output while also assisting with load carriage.

This is the fourth time Darpa has tapped the company’s Ekso Labs division for its unparalleled exoskeleton knowledge to develop a more advanced generation of exoskeletons. Continue reading Darpa selects Ekso Bionics for development of next-generation exoskeleton