Valuing the African Genius

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Saheed Adepoju

Saheed Adepoju is a Nigerian inventor and co-developer of a tablet called Inye. He holds a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Minna (Nigeria, 2005) and an advanced computing degree from Bournemouth University (UK, 2008).

He is the co-founder, together with Anibe Agamah, of a technology firm called the Encipher Group which commercializes the Inye tablet.

Inye-1 was unveiled to the public on April 2010, while Inye-2 was unveiled on May 2011. Here are some of the characteristics of the tablets: 8-inch capacitive touchscreen, 1 Ghz processor, WiFi, 3G, Bluetooth, USB, micro USB, SD card-slot (up to 32 GB), HDMI, 3G SIM card-slot, Android operating system (OS), 5 hours battery life, 8 GB internal storage, etc.

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Profile reviewed: January 2, 2017

First publication: September 2012