SALT LAKE CITY, Utah and BELLEVUE, Wash., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading advanced robotics company Sarcos Corp. announced today that former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis has joined the Company's Strategic Advisory Board.
"Commissioner Davis' more than thirty years of law enforcement experience, including his leadership in handling the Boston Marathon bombing incident, will provide us with invaluable insight as we bring our advanced robots to market later this year. This innovative technology will be used by bomb squads, SWAT, HAZMAT teams and other first responders to keep them out of harm's way," said Ben Wolff, Chairman of Sarcos Corp. "With his current focus on the intersection of law enforcement and technology, there is no one I can think of more qualified to guide our efforts to help keep our nation's first responders safe."
Following his retirement from the Boston Police Department, Commissioner Davis established an internationally renowned consulting firm advising federal, state, local and international public safety agencies, corporations and educational institutions. The firm focuses on threat assessment and response, with particular emphasis on emerging technologies that save lives and cost effectively mitigate risk.
"The advanced robotic products developed by Sarcos are unlike anything I've seen before. I can say from first-hand experience, we will make our citizens, and the men and women protecting them, safer with these products in the field," said Edward Davis. "I am looking forward to working with the Sarcos team to introduce the public safety community to these cutting edge technologies."
Sarcos Corp. is the world's leader in the production of dexterous robots for use in unpredictable and unstructured environments. Leveraging more than 25 years of research and development, Sarcos produces revolutionary products using proprietary advanced technologies to save lives and reduce the risk of damage and injury. Sarcos is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with additional offices in Bellevue, Washington.
SOURCE Sarcos Corp.