Squeeze the handle and the robot-looking mechanical claw closes shut. Rubber tips help in keeping a firm hold of anything that has been grabbed. We had one customer buy one of these for her grandmother who had arthritis and couldn’t reach down to pull the sheets up on her bed. If you are really into remotely handling things, the Robot Claw should get the job done for you. No movable object will be left untouched when a highly skilled robot arm operator is in action.