Photos of first Bitcoin ATM machine designed by a Nigerian has gone viral online, a plus for Nigeria and Africa at large.
The machine was designed in Shenzhen , China by the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blockstale Daniel Adekunle.
The ATM Machine was designed to service the need of bitcoin investors and it is sited at a lounge and bar in the Ajah Area of Lagos, Nigeria, according to reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Adekunle said the Bitcoin ATM has a door alarm system, a remote tracker and some bio scanners, which make it more theft and vandal-proof.
He reveals that; He said: “For about 3 years now I have been working on the blockchain technology and BTMs (Bitcoin Teller Machines or Bitcoin ATMs) hardware, software and firmware most especially. I had my people (Africans) very much in mind since they are a little rigid when it comes to innovation and personal interaction(s) with high tech devices.”
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