A new software product developed in Cambodia will be launched at a conference in
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 14, according to Jeffrey Himmel, managing director
of Aruna Technology, the Phnom Penh-based company that developed the program.
"The software is entirely written and developed in Cambodia," said Himmel.
Mango, a web-based mapping system, will be debuted at the Map Asia 2007 Conference
and Exhibition on Geographical Information Technology and Applications.The software
"incorporates a suite of products...designed by a team of GIS and software experts
to make geographic data and information management technology more affordable, accessible,
and user friendly," according to Aruna promotional materials.
Licensing packages range from around $5,000 to $10,000, depending on the number of
functions. Himmel says that potential clients include private companies, NGOs, real
estate agents or any company with an interest in monitoring physical assets, among