Shadow’s impressive robot hand “provides fluid movement, allowing direct mapping from a human to the robot.” Videos after the jump.

The Shadow Hand contains an integrated bank of 36 Air Muscles which make it move. The muscles are compliant, which allows the Hand to be used around soft or fragile objects

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The Shadow Hand has integrated sensing and position control, allowing precise control from off-board computers, or integration into your existing robot platform.
The Shadow Hand can be fitted with touch sensing on the fingertips, offering sensitivity sufficient to detect a single small coin