Just two days before the largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history, Cyberdyne showed off its new Hal-5 suit at the inaugural International Forum on Cybernics 2011 in Tokyo.
Still grappling with the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan is belatedly developing a robotic exoskeleton for first responders.
Want a really firm handshake? Try Bionic Concepts' Exo Gauntlet 2.0 and you'll make an impression.
Toyota's Assist machines are designed to ease the burden on caregivers and help people with mobility.
Robots that dance, drum and taste show off at Prototype Robot Exhibition at Aichi World Expo in Japan.