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Take A Look At The Craziest Robots From The 2015 International Robot Exhibition

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05/12/2015 5:22 AM AEDT | Updated 05/12/2015 5:24 AM AEDT

The International Robot Exhibition 2015 kicked off in Tokyo on Wednesday at the city's international exhibition center, also known as Tokyo Big Sight. 

The biannual robotics show is the world's largest exhibition of its kind and puts on display the latest innovations in robot technology. With a record 446 companies and organizations in attendance, the 2015 exhibition is a true must-see for sci-fi aficionados, android enthusiasts, or anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of how robots may change our future

From lightweight bird-like drones to a hyper-realistic robo-replica of Leonardo da Vinci, take a look at the best androids from this year's show.

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    A Leonardo da Vinci Android Initiative robot in the Fujikin Carp Group booth.
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    A Kokoro Company Ltd. humanoid robot stands during a demonstration in the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute booth.
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    A hand of a humanoid robot on display.
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    An industrial robot featured at the exhibition.
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    Small robots perform for exhibition attendees.
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    A miniature drone in flight at the International Robot Exhibition.
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    The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) presents a humanoid robot for disaster relief.
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    Japanese robot venture Telenoid Planning presents humanoid robot "Telenoid," which is shaped like a child and has human features such as a head, face and upper body. It was developed by Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro.
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    UBTECH Robotics showcases a small humanoid robot.
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    An employee of Japanese electronics parts maker Rohm demonstrates remote-controlled flying paper crane "Origami."
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    The Sota social talker robot, developed by Japan Science and Technology Agency, Osaka University and Vstone Co., stands on display.
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