How a strong-armed robot can assist first responders

Posted by Cheryl Perkins on March 20, 2017

In a disaster, rescue operations can take more strength than humans can muster. The Raytheon Sarcos Guardian HT – Big Arm is a dual-armed robot that can lift up to 400 pounds, as well as assemble things delicately.

In addition to industrial use, manufacturer Sarcos says it can be useful in first responder and logistics situations, for palletizing and de-palletizing, loading and unloading supplies, and even disaster recovery/humanitarian assistance like moving rocks and debris in a controlled manner.

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