Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Akon teams up with technology company Royole

Published 17/09/2016

Akon
Akon

The Locked Up singer has teamed up with bosses at the company to work on upcoming products including a portable 3D virtual mobile theatre.

R&B star Akon has been named Chief Creative Officer of technology company Royole.

The Locked Up singer has teamed up with bosses at the company to work on upcoming products including the Moon - a portable 3D virtual mobile theatre, which also comes with noise-cancelling headphones.

The product was unveiled on Thursday (15Sep16) and Akon told Billboard.com he was thrilled about joining the firm and working with Chief Executive Officer Bill Liu.

"Now, other ideas that (I have) are just unthinkable until you tangibly see it," he said. "(Royole) has everything we need to make those things happen, so I'm really looking forward to the future."

"The future should be your only focus," he added. "The now is here and gone tomorrow, so if you're not thinking about the future man, you're gonna go away along with the day. So I always want to be forward thinking and be a part of what's to come. Yeah, it's a lot more risk, of course, but that risk always pays out - the greater the risk the greater the reward is the way I see it."

© Cover Media

Online Editors

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Read More