Indian Startup YogiFi Introduces Smart Yoga Mat with Real-Time Posture Feedback

Smart Yoga Mat yogifi - Real time Feedback

A startup incubated at IIT Mandi has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled yoga mat named ‘YogiFi’.

It is an innovative smart yoga mat, supported by the Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) at IIT Mandi under the NM-ICPS program of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), and was presented to the Union Council of Ministers on International Yoga Day.

YogiFi is equipped with a built-in innovative sensor layer that tracks the postures of yoga performers and offers real-time suggestions to help correct their posture.

The capability leverages AI and Computer Vision (CV) technologies, promising to enhance the at-home yoga experience significantly.

Key benefits of YogiFi include:

  • Simplified Yogasana Training:
    • The mat provides easy-to-follow guidance, making yoga accessible to practitioners of all levels.
  • Interactive Yoga Classes:
    • Users can join virtual classes and receive real-time feedback.
  • Personalized Coaching:
    • The mat offers customized coaching sessions based on individual performance and needs.
  • Global Accessibility:
    • Users can practice yoga anywhere, anytime, with the assurance of correct posture and technique.

YogiFi is a fully Indigenous product, developed by Wellnesys Technologies Private Ltd, and has been recognized by the Ministry of AYUSH.

The smart mat works seamlessly with other smart devices at home to create the ideal environment for yoga practice.

ideal environment for yoga practice - YogiFi

The AI-enabled yoga mat was presented to various Union Ministers, including:

  • External Affairs Minister – S. Jaishankar
  • Railways, I&B and IT Minister – Ashwini Vaishnaw
  • Finance Minister – Nirmala Sitharaman

Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology, highlighted the mat’s potential to revolutionize personal yoga coaching.

Did you know: Indian startups are projected to raise between $8 to $12 billion this year.

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