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Saudi Arabia Launches AI-Powered Robots to Aid Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia is using AI-powered robots to assist Hajj and Umrah pilgrims.

The Presidency of Religious Affairs at the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque has deployed AI-operated robots to assist worshippers and visitors at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.

The robots provide information and guidance on a variety of topics, including how to perform the Hajj and Umrah rituals, Islamic rulings and fatwas, directions to different locations within the mosque, and translations in multiple languages.

Saudi Arabia using robots to assist pilgrims

Each robot is equipped with a touchscreen display, a high-definition camera, and a powerful speaker system.

It can also connect to the internet via Wi-Fi, thus able to access real-time information, in 11 languages, including:

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Persian
  • Turkish
  • Malay
  • Urdu
  • Chinese
  • Bengali
  • Hausa


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