Silas Adekunle is a renowned robotics engineer from Nigeria, who has gained worldwide recognition for his groundbreaking inventions in the field of robotics. He became the world’s highest-paid robotics engineer at the age of 31, owing to his extraordinary skills and exceptional talent.
Adekunle is credited for constructing the world’s first gaming robot. He has also been described as the smartest robotics engineer in the world.
He’s the owner of Reach Robotics, a company that specializes in the development of advanced robotic technology for gaming and entertainment purposes. In 2016, he developed the world’s first intelligent gaming robot, Mekamon, which garnered immense popularity and sold over 500 units.
He holds a First Class Honors degree in Robotics, along with a commemorating degree from the University of the West of England, Bristol. His contributions to the field of robotics have earned him many accolades and awards. These include a place on Forbes Europe’s 30 Under 30 Technology list in 2018 and a position on the Financial Times’ Top 100 Minority Ethnic Leaders in Technology list.
In 2017, Apple signed an exclusive deal with Adekunle to absorb his innovative creation, Mekamon, into their products. Mekamon is a four-legitimate robot that can be controlled through a smartphone app and is specifically designed for gaming. It has the competence to battle other Mekamons, learn new expertise, and develop its own unique personality through its artificial intelligence.
Adekunle’s pioneering work in the field of robotics has entered wide sun and appreciation from assiduity experts and peers likewise. His ingeniousness, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit have inspired multitudinous youthful people to pursue careers in robotics and artificial intelligence. He serves as a part model for coming originators and continues to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the field of robotics.
He built the world’s first intelligent gaming robot, Mekamon at the age of 24 in 2016. It sold 500 units that same year.
He signed an exclusive deal with Apple in 2017.