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Robot Wear

On Sep 24, 2020
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"The company adopted the EksoVest (an exoskeleton that elevates and supports the arms of workers performing repeated overhead tasks) at 15 of its plants. EksoVests reduced workplace injuries by 83 percent during the course of the trial period." https://t.co/naaOh64xeW
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New wearable robotics boosts worker safety, augments heavy lifting, and lessens the impact of repetitive motions at construction sites and in manufacturing.

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On Sep 24, 2020
@EksoBionics shared
"The company adopted the EksoVest (an exoskeleton that elevates and supports the arms of workers performing repeated overhead tasks) at 15 of its plants. EksoVests reduced workplace injuries by 83 percent during the course of the trial period." https://t.co/naaOh64xeW
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Robot Wear

Robot Wear

New wearable robotics boosts worker safety, augments heavy lifting, and lessens the impact of repetitive motions at construction sites and in manufacturing.

Ford Rolls Out Robot-Like Exoskeleton to Assembly Line Workers Worldwide

Ford Rolls Out Robot-Like Exoskeleton to Assembly Line Workers Worldwide

The lightweight wearable vest is made of carbon fiber and aluminum.

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

Post about "Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?" by Emily Friedman. Category: By Technology

Humans Wearing Exoskeletons Will Work in Ford Plants

Humans Wearing Exoskeletons Will Work in Ford Plants

Mechanical exoskeletons will make Ford employees' work a little easier.

Industrial Exoskeletons Give Workers a Lift

Industrial Exoskeletons Give Workers a Lift

Ford, Boeing, Toyota and others are equipping workers with wearable devices that enhance strength and endurance. “Iron Man”-style powered suits could be next.

Industrial Workers Will Soon Don Exoskeletons and Achieve Super Strength

Industrial Workers Will Soon Don Exoskeletons and Achieve Super Strength

Sarcos Robotics’ full-body suits will let factory workers lift 90 kilograms without breaking a sweat

The worker in the robot suit: New industrial orders reignite exoskeleton interest

The worker in the robot suit: New industrial orders reignite exoskeleton interest

It's been a technology without a clear customer for about a decade, but wearable robotic suits are finally finding a market in legacy manufacturing and construction

Advanced Technology Solutions to Prevent Workplace Injuries

Advanced Technology Solutions to Prevent Workplace Injuries

Artificial intelligence, workstation ergonomics, exoskeleton technology, wearable devices, and many other emerging technologies have already made modern workplaces much safer compared to ...

The future has arrived. Want proof? Check out these amazing robotic exoskeletons

The future has arrived. Want proof? Check out these amazing robotic exoskeletons

From Aliens’ Power Loader to the Combat Jackets from Edge of Tomorrow, science fiction is full of amazing assistive robot exosuits that can be worn by humans to increase their capabilities. ...

IATA "INNOVATOR AWARD" recognizes Swiss exoskeleton

IATA "INNOVATOR AWARD" recognizes Swiss exoskeleton

Swissport won the “Innovator Award 2019” at the IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, today, for its role in developing a wearable exoskeleton for baggage handlers. Airport baggage ...

Sarcos Robotics begins delivery of Guardian XO industrial exoskeletons

Sarcos Robotics begins delivery of Guardian XO industrial exoskeletons

In development for 20 years, the powered exoskeleton can assist humans with lifting up to 200 pounds for extended work sessions.

Exoskeletons conjure sci-fi imaginings – but will they actually see enterprise uptake?

Exoskeletons conjure sci-fi imaginings – but will they actually see enterprise uptake?

Exoskeletons have been appearing in industrial use again– could this be the time for exosuits to go mainstream like their Hollywood counterparts?

Exoskeletons: five manufacturing applications

Exoskeletons: five manufacturing applications

August 29, 2019 – Exoskeletons, or exosuits – wearable IoT devices to be put on a worker's body – have turned out to be irreplaceable helpers in manuf...

Exoskeletons Supporting Industry Workers Now More Than Ever

Exoskeletons Supporting Industry Workers Now More Than Ever

For decades, exoskeletons have been used in medicine to assist patients with mobility, but in recent years there has been an uptick in the use of exoskeletons in industries where workers ...

Productivity gets a boost in exoskeleton pilot program

Productivity gets a boost in exoskeleton pilot program

A U.K.-based utility contractor said that lift assistance from the spring-loaded EksoVest reduced fatigue and strain to let workers accomplish more on the jobsite.