Iran’s Soorena-2 humanoid robot looks good but what does it do?

by Shayne Rana

A new Iranian humanoid robot called Soorena-2 has been designed by developed by 20 researchers and engineers from the University of Tehran to be used to conduct what are being called “sensitive jobs”. What these jobs actually are we don’t know. The President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad just recently showed off this 4.7-foot walking robot to the world. Soorena’s, who’s been named after an ancient Persian warrior, weighs in at 99 pounds and is capable of 12 foot movements, eight hand movement and the two for the head. We still don’t know exactly what Soorena-2 is capable of, or ist just one of those technological advancements one likes to show off.
[Google News]