Here is a pneumatic robot that can perform the natural movements of an elephant’s trunk. It has 12 degrees of freedom and features an interface to support different grippers. The robot has a modular design with 3 segments and 4 bellows per each. The special 3D textile knitted fabric around them offer great power potential.
BionicMotionRobot is ready to work around humans. It has a 3 kg payload. More info is available here.