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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.

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