Black Tech Entrepreneur Silas Adekunle Inks Deal With Apple

Silas Adekunle—the founder of Reach Robotics—announced that his company will sell its gaming robots at Apple stores around the globe, the news outlet writes. Reach Robotics was created as an avenue to intertwine gaming with STEM education. Adekunle—who has a long history in the tech sector with stints at GE Aviation and Infineon—saw a need for ways to make STEM digestible.

The line of robots—dubbed MekaMons—that will be sold at the Apple stores will allow customers to be hands-on with augmented reality. The robot figures can be controlled with smartphones and multiple players can use their robots to battle each other through its Bluetooth functionality.

According to Inverse, the British-Nigerian entrepreneur spent four years developing the product and oversaw a team of robotics specialists, video game designers, and engineers to bring his vision to fruition. He raised nearly $7 million for his company. MekaMons are already available in Apple stores throughout the U.S., the UK, and online. Read Full Article At


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