Interactive Islamic digital display system for television program in mosque

  • Razulainie Binti Mohd Radzuan Politeknik Tuanku Sultanah Bahiyah, Malaysia
  • Md Razak Bin Daud Politeknik Tuanku Sultanah Bahiyah, Malaysia
  • Adiani Binti Ab Rahman Politeknik Tuanku Sultanah Bahiyah, Malaysia
Keywords: Islamic Digital Display, Prayer Time Clock, Television program, mosque


The mosque is an important institution in Islam not only as a place of worship but also as a place of education and community centre. Bilal need to check the schedule (Taqwim) prepared by JAKIM everyday to confirm the prayer time before performing Azan. The information about activities or events in mosque normally delivered verbally, notice on whiteboard, flyers and banner. In Internet of Things (IoT) era, digital display is a kind of electronic signage that can be used to present videos, images, menus, text, and more in attractive approach. IoT has wider market and potential to create economic impact. The Islamic Digital Display system is developed using Raspberry Pi 3. The main source in developing the system is based on the client feedback. To use the system just plug in the device at the television HDMI pot. By connecting smart phone or computer with WIFI, user can login to web page to setting main menu, slide menu, scroll text menu, device setting menu, prayer time and hijr calendar setting menu and system update menu easily. The layout is designed in two selection. The use of this system allows television to display Iqamah countdown, hijr date and day, Masehi date and prayer time besides the real time and information in the form of image, video and running text. The Islamic Digital Display device for television program is a commercialization innovation that suitable to be used in mosque especially in Malaysia.