Nigerian Robotics Engineer signs deal with Apple Inc.

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. The Engineer is a graduate of the University of West of England, Bristol with first class honours in Robotics Technology.

. His company, Reach Robotics recently struck a deal with Apple Inc for his robots which augment reality gaming for fun and STEM education.

. The robot, MekaMons has been on sale since November 16 for $299.95.

. The four-legged robot can be controlled using a companion app fitted with augmented reality gameplay.

“MekaMons straddles on both the real and virtual worlds while taking the gaming experience beyond a player’s screen and turning their sitting room into a limitless robotic battle zone,” Silas Adekunle said in a statement

“This is an exciting time for our company as now after years of development work we are finally able to bring MekaMons to customers across the UK and US and with plans to go global”. He added.