The Chief Executive Officer, Studio 24, Mr Ifeanyi Oputa on Thursday said that advancing photography sector into digital would boost technicality of students, young inventors and the Nigerian film industry.
Mr Oputa while speaking with the Nigeria News Agency said the introduction of a robot photography was a step into meeting international standard in the sector.
reports that this Innovative humanoid robot is the latest, unique and multi-functional robot, designed to engage customers and grab their attention.
According to him, Studio 24, in a bid to boost the sector, introduced the robot photographer to make the business of photography more lucrative.
“Studio24 introduced the robot photographer and named it Grace, after a legendary team member, late Grace Ugboh.
” The idea behind naming the robot photographer, Grace, was to encourage females in choosing photography as a career.
“And to honour late Grace Ugboh who led a crack team against all odds to establish and capture post democracy in Abuja in 2002,” he said.
Oputa noted that Grace, the Robot Photographer, is an innovative product aimed at inspiring the sector and film industry in Africa toward creating an amazingly awesome experience.
“We will also show Grace to universities, technical schools, industrial and product design fields which will be a source of inspiration in creating outstanding innovations.
“Grace, Africa’s first ever robot photographer has multifunctional performance that stirs a dramatic customer attraction.
“It is the first of its kind which recognizes guests, takes their pictures with the option to share or print,” He said.
Oputa told that the innovation was not aimed at creating unemployment as the Event Robot Photographer would always need the human touch to succeed.
Edited by Ekemini Ladejobi