Soft Robotic Glove Could Put Daily Life Within Patients’ Grasp

This robotic glove is softer and more lightweight than available assistive technology for the hands.

The latest in assistive technology is a lightweight glove that helps patients with limited mobility grab and pick up objects.

The motor hummed like a belt sander, and without any help from me, my fingers and thumb curled together in a grasping motion. It felt as if someone else’s hand were underneath mine—someone stronger, moving my fingers for me.

Read the full article in MIT Technology Review.