Caribbean News Now!

About Us Contact Us

Countries/Territories

Jump to your country or territory of interest

Advertise with us

Reach our daily visitors from around the Caribbean and throughout the world. Click here for rates and placements.

Contribute

Submit news and opinion for publication

Subscribe

Click here to receive our daily regional news headlines by email.

Archives

Click here to browse our extensive archives going back to 2004

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here.

Climate Change Watch

The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here...

Follow Caribbean News Now on Twitter
Connect with Caribbean News Now on Linkedin
Instagram



News from the Caribbean:




Technology
Prev    Next
Cuban factory assembles first 7,000 tablets and laptops
Published on March 25, 2017Email To Friend    Print Version

laptop_assembly.jpg

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- The Industrial Company for Informatics, Communications and Electronics (GEDEME by its Spanish acronym) in Havana has assembled the first 3,500 laptops and 3,583 tablets for Cuban government agencies and organizations.

The initiative is part of an effort by the Cuban government to continue expanding, within the limit of financial constraints, the secure computerization of local society.

Fernando Fernandez, chief of the Computer Solutions Project, said that, for the current year, the goal is to reach 50,000 units, from the arrival of the parts and components provided by the Chinese company Haier, with which agreements were signed for the transfer of technologies.

He noted that the training of personnel concluded on January 20 with the participation of the Chinese experts, who were satisfied with the competence of the operators who will take up this challenge.

Fernandez explained that currently the entity is immersed in the second stage of the project that includes the assembly of 40 percent of the equipment received from China.

The executive stated that facilities have been created to undertake the manufacture of touch screens.

He recalled that this program also involves the University of Computer Science which provides the Nova operating systems, computer applications and their production processes.

GEDEME is in charge of the installation of the equipment, the production process and commercialization through wholesale chains.

China provides all the technology, raw materials and guarantees the processes of training and technical exchange with Cuban specialists.

The modern hybrid line installed in Cuba can assemble 120,000 laptops annually, all sixth generation.
 
Reads : 5730






Click here to receive daily news headlines from Caribbean News Now!



Back...

Comments:

No comments on this topic yet. Be the first one to submit a comment.

Back...

Send us your comments!  

Send us your comments on this article. All fields are required.

For your contribution to reach us, you must (a) provide a valid e-mail address and (b) click on the validation link that will be sent to the e-mail address you provide.  If the address is not valid or you don't click on the validation link, it will be a waste of your time typing your submission because we will never see it!

Your Name:

Your Email:

(Validation required)

Comments:
Enter Code *

 


Prev    Next

 

mercedes amg bmw decat downpipe by brondex exhaust




Other Headlines:



Regional Sports: