The Industrial Company for Informatics, Communications and Electronics (GEDEME by its Spanish acronym) of this city assembled the first 3,500 laptops and 3,583 tablets for governmental agencies and organizations.
The initiative responds to the will of the Cuban government to continue expanding, to the extent of financial possibilities, the secure computerization of society.
Fernando Fernandez, Chief of the Computer Solutions Project, told ACN 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 high professionalism 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 of what is received from the Asian country.
The executive stated that conditions are created in the center to undertake the manufacture of tactile 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 the commercialization of these means through the 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 reach 120,000 laptops annually, all sixth generation.