Robots of the future are going to be smarter and more capable of handling complex tasks whether it is handling delicate items or getting things done on the battlefield. This Large Soft Robotic Manipulator from Soft Robotics is an adaptive gripper capable of handle unwieldy objects. It is lightweight and not too expensive to manufacture but offers better safety.
The above video shows this adaptive robotic manipulator in action. You can find out more here.
[Credit Soft Robotics Inc]