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.