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Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair

Some 600 firms unveiled products at the Japanese show, ranging from solar cars to bicycle robots

Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
A model displays a smartphone with a special jacket to analyze radiation levels, displayed by Japanese telecommunication giant NTT DoCoMo, at Asia's largest electronics trade show CEATEC (Cutting-Edge IT & Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition) in Chiba City, suburban Tokyo on October 4, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
Japanese auto giant Nissan displays the company's electric vehicle 'Leaf' and a prototype smart house with solar cells on its roof which charge the electric vehicle, which in turn can supply electricity to the house in emergencies, at Asia's largest electronics trade show CEATEC (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
Japanese electronics parts maker Murata Manufacturing's bicycle robot 'Murata Seisaku-kun' (Mr. Murata manufacturing) drives on a narrow winding slope during a display (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
Models display Japanese electronics company Sharp's location free style LCD television called Aquos, which has a separated wireless tuner unit. Some 600 firms unveiled their innovations at the high-tech exhibition, which is expected to draw 200,000 visitors during its five-day run (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
A model displays Japanese electronics company Toshiba's ultra slim notebook PC called the 'Dynabook R631' equipped with an Intel's i5 processor and a 13.3-inch LCD display and 15.9mm thick body, weighing 1.12kg (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
A model displays Japanese electronics parts maker Murata's electric walking assistance 'cane' for the elderly (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
A model displays Japanese electronics parts maker Murata's prototype remote controller, which has a transparent organic film sensor to detect twisting and bending motions. The purple part is a solar powered cell. (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
Models pose with Japan's electronics company Toshiba's 'Regza tablet AT700', the world's lightest and slimmest 10.1-inch tablet PC, which is 7.7mm thick and weighs only 558g, with a Texas Instruments OMAP4430 dual core processor (AFP/Getty Images)
Cutting-edge gadgets displayed at Asia's biggest technology fair
Models pose with Japanese electronics company Toshiba's 55-inch sized glasses-free 3D television called the 'Regza 55X3', which has 'Quad Full High Definition' (QFHD) with a 3,840 x 2,160-pixel LCD display and which shows 2D and 3D high definition images. Toshiba will put the Regza 55X3 on the market in December (AFP/Getty Images)