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Grand Mosque robots answer pilgrims’ questions in 11 languages

Pilgrims at the Grand Mosque in Makkah make use of services provided by robots. (@ReasahAlharmain)
Pilgrims at the Grand Mosque in Makkah make use of services provided by robots. (@ReasahAlharmain)
Pilgrims at the Grand Mosque in Makkah make use of services provided by robots. (@ReasahAlharmain)
Pilgrims at the Grand Mosque in Makkah make use of services provided by robots. (@ReasahAlharmain)
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16 May 2022 03:05:10 GMT9
16 May 2022 03:05:10 GMT9
  • The robots guide pilgrims on how to perform their Umrah rituals, issue fatwas, and answer questions
  • They also have high resolution cameras that provide clarity in transmitting images, high resolution headphones, and a microphone with high capture quality
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RIYADH: Robots that provide visitors to the Grand Mosque in Makkah with guidance can be accessed in 11 languages: Arabic, English, French, Russian, Persian, Turkish, Malay, Urdu, Chinese, Bengali, Hausa.

The robots guide pilgrims on how to perform their Umrah rituals, issue fatwas, answer questions and provide opportunities for people to communicate with scholars remotely.

The four-wheeled robots have 21-inch touchscreens and are equipped with a smart stopping system that allows them to be moved easily and smoothly.

They also have high resolution cameras that provide clarity in transmitting images, high resolution headphones, and a microphone with high capture quality that allows clear sound transmission.

The robots work on a Wi-Fi wireless network system at a speed of 5 GHz which enables fast and high transmission of data.

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