Ceatec is Japan's largest consumer electronics show, and always a good glimpse into the future. It's also a great place to see some crazy robots on display. Here are some of our favorites.
A hulking, evil black monolith? No, it's actually just a robot that's come to eliminate one of the most tedious chores known to mankind.
Modern electric and fuel cell cars can store a huge amount of electricity. Honda's Power Exporter 9000 lets you use it for something other than getting around.
Everybody likes robots, especially ones that are this cute. But how about a robot that doubles as a smartphone?
The gesture-tracking, wireless-charging, Bluetooth-connecting Ozon ring from 16Lab is back, smaller and smarter than ever.
If there's anything we've always wanted (but never realized we did), it's RoBoHoN. Sharp's robot-slash-smartphone can take calls, snap pictures, project images, dance, and melt our hearts into puddles of warm, squishy happiness.
Toyota, Honda, and Nissan were all present at Japan's biggest tech expo, showing off their own highly distinctive concepts for the future of mobility.
Japan's biggest annual consumer electronics show is always home to some fascinating conceptual gadgets. We take a look at a few new ways of interacting with devices from this year's CEATEC.
The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?
Can HTC capture buyers' attention with a "selfie" phone and action cam? Also, Apple's invitation to its latest event offers few hints. Plus, a new Tesla and all the latest tech in Tokyo in this look back at the week that was.