Thursday, 23 November 2017

Apple Commences Sale Of Robot Built By Nigerian-Born Engineer, Silas Adekunle

Apple Stores in the United States and United Kingdom have commenced the sale of gaming robots “MekaMons” built by His company just signed an exclusive sales deal with Apple, and his robots, Mekamon, will now be exclusively sold in Apple stores in the UK and US.
The product with a price tag of $299.95 went on sale from 16 November in the shops and online.
The robots are made of plastic and can be operated with an iPhone and other smartphones, which creates a virtual world for users to battle in and explore. The app is also used to upgrade the robots with new abilities.
Adekunle, who was born in Nigeria, moved to the UK when he was 11 years old.a Nigerian-British, Silas Adekunle.
Adekunle is the founder/CEO of Reach Robotics, and developer of the world’s first augmented reality gaming robots.

He is an engineer who graduated with First Class Honours from the University of the West of England in Bristol, with a Bachelor of Science in robotics technology. He previously worked at GE Aviation and Infineon.

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