Human Grasp Assist Device

The , or named as K-glove, is an assistant gadget collaborated by NASA and GM. With pressure sensors in the fingertips that automatically tighten actuators in the fingers, the glove can offer extra grip so as to make working with heavy tools more easily. In other words, supposing that you need to exert 15 to 20 pounds of force to grip a tool when without the glove, you merely need to exert 5 to 10 pounds when assisted by it.

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