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In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016

At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components.

In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
The communication robot 'Palro' during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
Guests watch and take photos of Pepper Robot, developed by Softbank during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
A guest touches the humanoid robot during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
The Tori Robot, made to look like the Japanese actor and developed by Robot Yuenchi during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
An exhibitor from Tokyo University of Science explains how the powered suit works during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
The hand of an industrial robot during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
The Comminicationa Robot 'Paro' for use in care homes and nursing homes during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
The robot developed by Seed Solutions sings and dances to music during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
A guest plays with the Pet Robot 'Hello! Woonyan' developed by Takara Tomy during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
The powerd suit developed by NEDO during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
The robot developed by Seed Solutions sings and dances to the music during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
A exhibitor demonstrates a powered suit during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
'Carry PM2', the robot developed to follow people, during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Japan Robot Week 2016
'Road strider' developed for rescue operations during the Japan Robot Week 2016 at Tokyo Big Sight on October 19, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components. (Getty Images)