Dripping in black boy magic! Silas Adekunle, a 26-year-old Nigerian, has been acknowledged for building the world’s first gaming robot. With that stated, he has come the highest paid in the field of Robotic Engineering as he signs a new deal with software manufacturer, Apple Inc.
The founder and CEO of Reach Robotics, Adekunle, has developed the world’s first gaming robots. Beginning his studies in Nigeria before relocating to the UK as a teenager, Adekunle completed his secondary school education.
Afterwards he went to the University of the West of England where he graduated as a first class graduate in Robotics. This was just the beginning of his success as in 2013, he founded Reach Robotics. By 2017, he created MekaMon, the world’s first gaming robot. This robot has the ability perform personalized functions. At launch, 500 Mekamon were sold, grossing $7.5 million, according to The Guardian.
From the much success of the release of Mekamon, Reach Robotics gained support from London Venture Partners who invested $10 million, which came in the same year as they signed a deal with Apple. Allowing exclusive sales in Apple stores.
Checkout Mekamon Launch Trailer below: