Called RAPHaEL, this compressed air-controlled robotic hand boasts elastic ligaments, enabling it to “hold heavier, solid objects, as well as light or delicate ones such as a light bulb or an egg.” Video after the break.

It uses no other motors, and the strength of the grasp is controlled by a change in air pressure, making the hand quite dextrous.

[via Engadget]

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