A Haitian-based company that makes tablets that rival the iPad mini are finding success four years after the quake in Haiti.
NB: the price of US$60 mentioned at the end of this video is the target wholesale price for our entry level WIFI only tablet for end of 2014. Currently our entry level WIFI only tablet sells wholesale at US$85 for a minimum order of 500 tablets.
Avec plusieurs millions de téléphones mobiles en circulation en Haïti, des entrepreneurs sentent qu’ils peuvent tirer profit soit dans la réparation, voire dans la fabrication de cet objet tant présent dans la vie des jeunes.
C’est devenu une réalité, la fabrication de tablettes tactiles à partir d’Haïti, grâce à deux entrepreneurs qui ont décidé d’investir dans ce domaine de la technologie. Keep Reading →
We can do great things and this new this first touch-screen tablet manufactured in Haiti is the proof of that.
The very first Android operating system-based tablet, called Surtab will be on record to be a first. This demonstrates great potential as technology is the wave of the future. Surtab is definitely a source for pride and hope for many. It allows you to connect to the interned and relatively not expensive
Belgian entrepreneur Maarten Boute is the owner of the new Surtab company in Haiti. The company is commitment to provide the technology with big-value and make it also available to all
Just remember how Digicel revolutionazed cellphone in Haiti
It is a simple and ambitious project. Assemble all of the tablets parts (Ipad mini style) in Haiti in the heart of the National Society of Industrial Parks (Sonapi in French) located on Rue de l’aéroport. With an investment of 600,000 USD, Ulla and JP Bak, Marteen Boute, and the Coles group chose to meet the challenge in a country where few assembly projects were coming in for the final product and it works. Surtab is for sale and for use throughout Haiti. It is more than just a tablet it is a phone, a radio, and a gateway to multiple potentials of the internet. Keep Reading →
Marise Fils-Aimé sits at a work table in a brightly-lit, air-conditioned room with hardly a speck of dust to be found. She’s wearing white-coveralls over her clothes, a hairnet, and light-blue booties that cover her Crocs. In front of her lay a pair of wire clippers, a roll of tape, a small electric soldering iron, a glue gun, and a blue tub that contains the plastic parts and electronic components required to assemble a 7-inch touchscreen tablet, which no company has produced in Haiti before.
“I’ve never used a tablet,” Fils-Aimé says. “I think all Haitians would like to have one.”