Surena 2, Iran's humanoid robot, has been placed among the world's top five robots by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), according to an Iranian official.
"Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) put the name of Surena among the five prominent robots of the world after analyzing the performances of the world's advanced robots," Hamid Taahbaz Tavakkoli, the secretary of development and technology institute of Iran's Industries and Mines Ministry said.
IEEE, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology, in a recent report examined the performances of the robots Asimo (Japan), Reem-B (Spain), Justin (German), Charli (US) and Surena (Iran), he added.
The official pointed out that IEEE called Surena as an "unexpected development."
IEEE is an international non-profit, professional organization for the advancement of technology related to electricity. It has the most members of any technical professional organization in the world, with more than 395,000 members in around 150 countries.
Surena 2, which weighs in at 45 kilograms and is 1.45 meter high, has a total of 22 degrees of freedom: each leg has 6 DOF, each arm 4 DOF, and the head 2 DOF.
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