Don Moore

Iran Builds Human-Like Robot

In Robots on July 4, 2010 at 8:28 PM

In between launching satellites, sending menageries into space, and working on their notorious nuclear energy projects, Iran has found the time to create their first human-like walking robot, designed to be used “in sensitive and difficult jobs on behalf of a person or as help.”  Named after an ancient Persian warrior, the ASIMO lookalike Surena-2 was unveiled by Iranian President Ahmadinejad yesterday, completely overshadowing the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Take that, Uncle Sam!

Read more: Iran unveils human-like robot: report


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