Qatari EdTech and IoT company plans to release a SMART prayer rug

October 7, 2020

Thakaa Technologies, a Qatari EdTech and IoT company, prepares to release an educational prayer rug

Qatari EdTech and IoT company plans to release a SMART prayer rug

Thakaa Technologies, a Qatari EdTech and IoT company, is planning to release the world’s first educational prayer rug.  Having received seed capital of $100,000 from the Qatar Foundation the rug can be used by both children and adults alike to learn prayers, posture and recite verses from the Qur’an.

The rug called Sajdah features an integrated screen and some of the key features as can be seen in the video below include:

  • Guided Training
  • Qur’an Reading
  • Multilingual
  • Smartphone enabled
  • Posture Analysis
  • Prayer Tracker

“ Our smart educational prayer rug strives to benefit all Muslims with their routine of prayers. It allows users to learn prayers, keep proper praying postures, and memorize important surah or verses of the Qur’an. Furthermore, the rug utilizes advanced technology to track the movements of the user, when to say the necessary prayers and the right posture to use…” Abdul Ali, Chief Growth Officer 

Before co-founding Thakaa Technologies, CEO Abdulrahman Saleh Khamis participated in a public national accelerator programme – XLR8 which was organised by the Qatar Science and Technology Park and he ended up being one of the finalists.

“ As a start-up, we strive to build a strong focus on delivering superior quality and services to our clients. The launch of our Sajdah product lets us start setting the benchmark for the high standard of digital products. As our world continues to get smarter, so must our praying solutions. We are thrilled to lead from the front…” Abdulrahman Saleh Khamis, CEO

The product is still under development though you can follow updates by accessing the Sajdah website here: https://getsajdah.com/