Havana.- Cuban-made computer programs were exported to more than 20 countries last year, as a show of their popularity in the international market.
According to experts, the most relevant computer programs include those installed in a wide range of medical equipment, such as GALAXY 8, HIPERMAX, EXCORD or CARDIDEI, which are used in intensive care wards and to diagnose hypertension or heart problems, among other functions.
The equipment, made at the Central Digital Research Institute and the Neurosciences Institute, has been exported to Spain, Italy, Sweden, Mexico and Venezuela.
Cuban firms showed off their products at the International Convention Informatics’2004, where state-of-the-art equipment used in the fields of medicine, health care and automatics have been exhibited.
Other software includes educational CD-ROMs for primary and high school, as well multimedia programs published by Genesis Multimedia.
In addition, the company SIMPOR exhibited a virtual simulator for drivers. The equipment is used to teach people how to drive a vehicle under complex conditions without wasting fuel.