The Robot King Abdulaziz Complex for the Covered Kaaba welcomes visitors and provides an introduction to the factory robot that speaks 11 languages and has been deployed at the Kiswah factory in Makkah, which manufactures the Kaaba cover.
According to Arab News, the Haramain Sharif administration has provided a robot that speaks 11 languages to welcome visitors to the King Abdulaziz Complex for the Kaaba Cover, which not only welcomes visitors to the complex but also provides an introduction to the Kaaba Factory. Able to converse in multiple languages 24 hours a day, the multi-talented robot can recognize visitors’ faces and emotions.
Said to be able to communicate with visitors through touch and hand motions, the robot weighs 29 kg and is powered by a battery that lasts for eight hours, charging the battery takes eight hours. The speed is three kilometers per hour, it can be driven non-stop when connected to electricity.
The delivery of this 11-language speaking robot is aimed at furthering the goals of Saudi Vision 2030, which emphasizes the use of technology in the vision.
Also, in its latest initiative to use artificial intelligence (AI) in Masjid al-Haram, Saudi Arabia has launched robots for Quran recitation and sermons to serve the faithful in Islam’s holiest site. These robots can be used to display barcodes that enable users to download their services to personal smartphones or to access weekly schedules, including the names of clerics who deliver Friday sermons.
It is learned that these advanced robots were launched by the Chief of General Presidency for the Affairs of the Haram Sharif, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al Sudis, on this occasion, he said that this launch is part of a large-scale strategy aimed not only at two More smart robots are to be launched in the holy mosques but also to implement the Smart Haram project under Saudi Vision 2030.