The technology driving both the zeroG and x-Ar product lines was invented by Garrett Brown, inventor of the Steadicam® camera stabilization system. The Steadicam revolutionized the movie and television industries by allowing camera operators to achieve shots never thought possible. Equipois believes that the x-Ar will change the way people work in a broad range of industries, from manufacturing to health care to bioresearch. The company also has versions under development to help disabled persons control their arms and legs, enabling them to perform basic life tasks.
() -- A Ford Motor Co. truck plant in Louisville, Ky., is now the home to a super sized 800-pound robotic arms. They are currently used to bolting together parts during assembly. These arms, once the pinnacle of robotics technology are being replaces by a slender robot arm that can be controlled by a finger. These new arms are about the quarter the size and weight of the traditional robot arms . According to the company they are not only increasing the speed of the assembly process, but it is also designed to help reduce the amount of injuries that are happening on the factory floor.