7 Finger Robot

Two gripping robotic fingers mean one hand can be used to carry out tasks which typically require two.

A glove which can give you the use of two additional robotic fingers has been developed. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say the fingers respond intelligently to human movement, allowing users to perform two-handed tasks with just one hand. The glove’s creator Harry Asada said: “You do not need to command the robot, but simply move your fingers naturally.