Souren-2, the first Iranian humanoid robot
TEHRAN - Iran has unveiled its first humanoid robot, called Souren-2, reported Sunday the government daily Iran.
- Souren-2, named after a warrior of ancient Persia, was shown to the public Saturday at a ceremony attended by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. It measures 1, 45 m and weighs 45 kilos.
- "Walk slowly, like a human being with regular movements of the arms and legs, are characteristic of this robot," the newspaper said.
- "This kind of robot is made to perform difficult and sensitive tasks," the newspaper said, without giving further details.
- Iran has conducted in recent years a series of scientific projects, especially in the field of cloning, the fundamental cells and satellites despite international sanctions against its nuclear program.
- Ennaharonline/ M. O.