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Medtech Startup Teams with GM on Robotic Glove for Assembly Lines

Bioservo Technologies, a medical technology firm that makes a light-weight robotic "extra muscle" glove for people with weak grips, is teaming up with carmaker General Motor to design a model for assembly workers. After built-in sensors on three fingertips record what the user does, the Swedish startup's soft textile glove mimics and reinforces the movement with the help of artificial tendons. "You can find other devices that build a hard structure around the arm or...

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