When Aniwaa first started up back in 2013, the company’s small Phnom Penh office was filled with the near-constant whirring of 3D printers and scanners, mechanical arms spinning out test models throughout the day. Office shelves were filled with the products of the printers’ labour: dozens of miniature Eiffel Towers – a symbol of the Aniwaa founders’ homeland – stood beside comic book characters and animated animals, each rendered in bright blue filament.
The Cambodia-based tech company test-driving the world’s drones
Aniwaa has become the world’s largest emerging tech comparison engine. And with commercial and personal demand for drones taking off in Southeast Asia, the start-up has decided to put the world’s leading unmanned aerial vehicles to the test.