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2017-11-17
Acer Named as CES 2018 Innovation Honoree for Four State-of-the-Art Products
Two gaming products and two notebooks named as CES 2018 Innovation Honorees.
2017-11-13
Acer Launches High-Performance Inference Accelerated Multi-Node Server
The Acer Altos W2200h-W670h F4 is a high-density multi-node server ideal for high-performance computing, deep learning, and in-memory database applications
2017-11-09
Acer Reports Q3 2017 Results: Highest Net Income of NT$1.45 Billion in 27 Quarters, Consolidated Revenues NT$60.58 Billion
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced today the financial results for Q3 2017: consolidated revenues of NT$60.58 billion, up 13% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ); gross profits were NT$6.7 billion, up 20% year-on-year (YoY) with 11.1% margin, reflecting stabilizing operations. Operating income was NT$933 million, net income was NT$1.45 billion, and earnings per share (EPS) were NT$0.48.
2017-11-09
Acer Expands its Digital Signage Business by Participating in the Private Placement of AOPEN Shares
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced today that its participation in AOPEN’s private placement of shares has been approved by its Board of Directors. The move is a part of Acer’s strategy to expand its digital signage business. Acer will also join the management of AOPEN’s operations to strengthen the cooperation between both parties.
2017-10-24
Starbreeze partner Acer steps up financing of the StarVR joint venture
Starbreeze AB (NQSE: STAR A, STAR B) and Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) announce today that a new capitalization plan has been agreed for the StarVR Corporation – the joint venture for marketing and sales of the StarVR Virtual Reality (VR) headset. Under the new agreement, Acer will inject USD 5 million into the joint venture and increase its interest to 66.7%. Starbreeze will be relieved from its remaining capital commitment of USD 7.5 million and its interest will be 33.3%.
2017-10-13
Acer Scores Eight 2017 Good Design Awards
Acer announced today that eight of its products have been honored with a 2017 Good Design Award for outstanding product design. The award-winning Acer products include a 360-degree camera, 360-degree dash cam, indoor air quality monitor, all-in-one desktop PC, and four notebooks.
2017-10-11
Acer Announces Q3 2017 Consolidated Revenues
Acer (TWSE: 2353) announced today Q3 2017 consolidated revenues of NT$60.58 billion, marking year-on-year (YoY) growth of 3.4% in terms of NT$, and by 8.3% measured in US$. For the month of September, consolidated revenues reached its highest so far in 2017 with NT$22.36 billion, down 0.8% YoY in terms of NT$, and up 3.6% measured in US$. For year to date (Q1-Q3), consolidated revenues reached NT$170.24 billion, down 0.5% YoY in terms of NT$, but up 5.8% in US$.
2017-10-03
Acer’s Windows Mixed Reality Headset and Motion Controllers Available for Pre-Order by Consumers in the United States
On the forefront of the one of the most significant technology trends to come, Acer America announced its new Acer Windows Mixed Reality HMDs are now available for pre-order by consumers in the United States for $39999 (MSRP). The headsets will ship Oct. 17th, come bundled with two wireless motion controllers and pair right out-of-the-box with Windows Mixed Reality-ready PCs(1). They deliver a thrilling and immersive virtual experience, enabling people to virtually tour travel destinations, get inside exciting games, view popular events and even travel across time and space within their own home.
2017-09-11
Acer Listed on Global Sustainability Indices: 2017 DJSI and FTSE4Good
Acer (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) announced today that it has been listed on two global sustainability index series, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the FTSE4Good Index series, which identify companies that demonstrate strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. This is the fourth consecutive year Acer has been listed on the DJSI Emerging Markets Index, and the second consecutive time it has appeared on the FTSE4Good Emerging Index.
2017-09-05
Acer Showcases Its MixBot Intelligent Mixology Robot Solution
Acer (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) will showcase its service-oriented and intelligent mixology robot solution, the MixBot, at the 2017 Taipei International Industrial Automation Exhibition. The Acer MixBot solution, which integrates a robotic arm and an autonomous guided vehicle (AGV), will demonstrate a complete bartending solution from order-taking, drink preparation, and table service to customers, along with a business intelligence system at the backend. The MixBot shows how Acer can fully customize its robotic solutions for a variety of usage scenarios.
2017-08-30
Acer Announces the New Aspire S24, Its Slimmest-Ever All-in-One Desktop PC
Acer today expanded its iconic Aspire desktop series with the announcement of the new 23.8-inch Aspire S24 all-in-one desktop PC. Designed with elegance in mind and running Windows 10, the ultra-slim Aspire S24 is the perfect device for the modern consumer looking for both style and ability.
2017-08-30
Acer Expands Predator Gaming Arsenal with Powerful PCs That Are Cool Inside and Out, and a 35-inch HDR Monitor
Acer today announced new additions to its premium Predator gaming line, which include the Predator Orion 9000 series gaming desktops with Windows 10, its most powerful to date; and the Predator X35 monitor leveraging NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ and Acer HDR Ultra™ technologies for ultra-smooth performance and stunning visuals. Acer is also offering a new Predator headset and mouse to enhance gaming enjoyment and control.
2017-08-30
Acer Launches New Ultraslim, Convertible, and Detachable Devices: Swift 5, Spin 5 and Switch 7 Black Edition
Acer today expanded its popular portfolio of ultraslim convertible and detachable Windows 10 devices with the next generation of Swift, Spin and Switch models. The additions all incorporate the new, exceptionally powerful 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, more secure biometric technology supporting Windows Hello, and versatile usability features necessary for immersive entertainment and professional productivity. Along with the performance and mobility of these notebooks, they also sport a new refreshing sense of style and design, providing an ideal balance of form and function.
2017-08-30
Acer Launches Two New Projectors at IFA 2017: VL7860 for the Home, P8800 for Large Venues
Acer today unveiled two new projectors including the Acer VL7860, catering to the home cinema enthusiast looking for the best on the market, and the Acer P8800, ideal for those that need top-notch image quality for public venues or larger rooms.
2017-08-30
Acer Introduces Two Connected 360-Degree Cameras
Acer today announced two LTE-connected 360-degree cameras including the Holo360 all-in-one camera that allows users to capture, view, edit and share with just one device, and the Vision360 cloud-connected in-car camera, designed for peace-of-mind, and fun driving experiences.
2017-08-30
New Acer Chromebook 15 with Aluminum Design Makes Entertainment More Enjoyable with Large Display and Long Battery Life
Acer, the world’s leading Chromebook brand , announced a new model in its award winning Chromebook 15 line – the only Chromebook in the industry with a 15.6-inch display – with a new stylish aluminum design and long battery life of up to 12 hours2.
2017-08-30
Pawbo Expands Pet Care Portfolio with Trackers and Smart Treat-Dispenser
Pawbo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer, today announced three new products: Pawbo iPuppyGo, a lightweight tracker that keeps tabs on pets’ activity levels and wellness; Pawbo WagTag, a cloud-connected collar for dogs that keeps track of their location and monitors the environment around them; and Pawbo Munch, a smart treat-dispenser that works with the Pawbo+ allowing pet owners to interact with their pets, whether at home or from afar.
2017-08-21
Acer Introduces Convertible Nitro 5 Spin Notebook Designed for Casual Gaming
Acer today announced the new Acer Nitro 5 Spin, a convertible notebook designed to provide maximum versatility for casual gaming. Its flexible design, powerful components, touchscreen, and popular gaming features make it ideal for a variety of games and gaming scenarios. For example, players can use the Nitro 5 Spin in display mode to bring the action up close and personal, making live game streaming on Mixer, directly from the Game bar on Windows 10, more interactive and immersive. A sleek lightweight design and up to 10 hours of battery life makes it ideal for playing modern games such as Dota 2, Overwatch, League of Legends with friends anywhere.
2017-08-14
Two Short Films from Acer Honored with Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017
Acer today announced that two of its short films have won the prestigious Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017. The awarded films include one titled Making Dreams Possible, and another titled The Predator 21 X Design Story - Facing Challenges Head On.
2017-08-10
Acer Reports Q2 2017 Results: Operating Income NT$992 Million with 1.8% Margin, Consolidated Revenues NT$53.6 Billion
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced today the financial results for Q2 2017: consolidated revenues of NT$53.6 billion, impacted by the Taiwan (NT)/US dollar exchange rate, were down 4.6% year-on-year (YoY) in terms of NT$, but grew by 2.3% measured in US$; gross profits were NT$6.09 billion with 11.4% margin, showing steady improvement; and operating income was NT$992 million with 1.8% margin, marking its highest in six years .
2017-06-23
Acer Board Approves Committee Appointments and Formation of New Investment Committee
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) today announces that its newly elected Board of Directors approved the formation of a new Investment Committee. In addition, the Board appointed members to the Remuneration, Audit, and Investment committees.
2017-06-21
Acer Appoints Meggy Chen as Corporate Chief Financial Officer
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announces the appointment of Meggy Chen as new Corporate Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2017, following the Board of Directors’ approval today.
2017-06-21
Acer Board Appoints Jason Chen as Chairman
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) today announces the appointment of Jason Chen as Chairman in addition to his continuing role as CEO. With his appointment, George Huang steps down from the chairmanship but remains on the Board. The changes were approved by the newly elected Board of Directors which convened after the annual shareholders’ meeting earlier today, and take immediate effect.
2017-05-30
Acer’s Incredibly Thin Predator Triton 700 Gaming Notebook Will Ship With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs
Advanced thermal technologies allow for uncompromised performance in an ultra-portable form factor
2017-05-30
Acer Kicks Off Computex 2017 with Innovation Honors, and Virtual Reality, Gaming and Cloud Solution Showcases
Acer today kicked off Computex Taipei 2017 with much fanfare, firstly being bestowed with a Computex d&i Distinguished Contribution Award in recognition for its longstanding dedication to innovation and product design over the past decade. In addition Acer garnered four 2017 Computex d&i Awards for the Predator Z301CT ultra-wide curved gaming monitor, the ProDesigner™ PE0 series monitor with ultra high-definition 4K resolution for content creators, the Aspire U27 all-in-one PC, and the Switch 5 detachable 2-in-1 notebook. Beyond the awards Acer also unveiled its booth (Booth # M0804) at the show, which features a different kind of booth design to showcase Acer’s progression beyond the traditional PC business.
2017-05-25
Acer’s New Spin 1 Brings Together Flexible Computing and Sleek Design
Acer today announced the latest version of its popular Spin 1 convertible notebook. With a sleek all-metal chassis, the Windows 10 device is lightweight, portable and supports Windows Ink through an Acer Active Stylus for creative users on the go.
2017-05-25
Acer Debuts All-New Nitro 5 Notebook Line for Casual Gaming
Acer today announced its new Nitro notebook line for casual gamers. First from the new Acer Nitro family, the Nitro 5 series provides a good balance of powerful features with a sharp and stylish design. Acer is offering a variety of configurations that feature popular graphics and processors, providing consumers with a wide selection to meet different budgets and needs.
2017-05-25
Acer Announces Entertainment-Oriented Tablet with Quantum-Dot Display
Along with four speakers and a patented subwoofer that packs an extra punch, the new Iconia Tab 10 is made for media consumption at home and on the go
2017-05-19
Acer Named Official Partner of Red Bull Kumite 2017
Acer (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) has been named Official Partner of the Red Bull Kumite 2017 international fighting games competition, where the world’s top Street Fighter V players will go head-to-head on Acer’s battle-tested Predator XB271HK monitors. Acer brings exceptional gaming experience to the third edition of the Red Bull Kumite taking place on the weekend of May 27th and 28th at the Salle Wagram in Paris.
2017-05-18
Acer Garners 7 Prestigious Red Dot Awards for Product Design in 2017
Seven Acer products have been honored with a Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017. They include the Predator 21 X curved screen gaming notebook as well as the Acer Switch 3 2-in-1 notebook, Spin 7 convertible notebook, Chromebook 11 N7, Chromebook Spin 11, TravelMate Spin B1 convertible notebook and H7850 4K projector.
2017-05-11
Acer Reports Q1 2017 Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$56.05B (US$1.85B), Operating Income NT$456M (US$15.02M), Net Income NT$63M (US$2.07M), Gross Profit Margin 9.7%
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced today the financial results for Q1 2017 with consolidated revenues of NT$56.05 billion (US$1.85 billion); operating income of NT$456 million (US$15.02 million) with 0.8% margin and NT$323 million (US$10.62 million) gain quarter-on-quarter; net income (or profits after tax) of NT$63 million (US$2.07 million); and earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.02. The company also reported a non-operating loss that includes NT$522 million (US$17.19 million) loss due to foreign exchange fluctuation.
2017-04-27
Acer Expands 4K Display Portfolio: Two Pro-jectors for Home Cinema Enthusiasts and Monitors for Creative Professionals
With more content shifting to 4K, these new Acer display products provide crystal-clear visuals for both media consumption and cre-ation
2017-04-27
Acer Expands Switch 2-in-1 Line with Powerful yet Silent Models
Acer today expanded its popular Switch 2-in-1 notebook line with two new models – the Switch 5 and Switch 3 – featuring Windows 10, with versatile, highly-mobile designs for work, school and fun.
2017-04-27
Acer Named Official Sponsor and Monitor Partner for League of Legends Esports in 2017
Acer expands partnership with Riot Games; will supply battle-tested Predator XB1 gaming monitors for League of Legends Esports events in 2017
2017-04-27
Acer Expands its Gaming Notebook Line with the Powerful Predator Helios 300
New line offers strong performance at midrange prices, making powerful gaming notebooks more accessible than ever
2017-04-27
Acer Rolls Out New Ultrathin Gaming Notebooks, Detachables, and All-in-One PCs with Advanced Thermal Technology
next@acer global press event in New York invites guests to experience latest Windows Mixed Reality and StarVR™
2017-04-27
Acer Unleashes the Predator Triton 700, a Thin yet Powerful Gaming Notebook without Compromise
The svelte, minimalistic design combines the right balance of size, performance and features
2017-04-27
Acer’s All-New Aspire Notebooks Provide Powerhoused Computing for Everyday Needs
Acer today revealed the all-new Aspire notebook line at its global press event in New York. Featuring Windows 10, these everyday notebooks cater to a wide range of consumer needs, spanning from the family-and-student friendly Aspire 1 and Aspire 3, the practical and mainstream Aspire 5, all the way to the top-of-the-line Aspire 7.
2017-04-27
Acer’s New Ultra-slim All-in-One Aspire Desktops Shape the Contemporary Home
Acer Aspire U27 debuts as the first all-on-one desktop with Acer LiquidLoop™ fanless cooling system for quiet operation
2017-04-27
Acer’s New Predator Monitors with Quantum Dot Technology Deliver Spectacular Gameplay Experiences
The Predator X27 supports NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ HDR at 4K resolution while the Predator Z271UV sports an immersive 1800R curved panel
2017-04-27
Acer Unveils Two New Additions to its Swift Series of Ultraslim and Stylish Notebooks
Sleek new Swift 3 and Swift 1 bring style and great functionality to on-the-go lifestyles
2017-04-27
Acer Takes an Elegant Approach to Fitness with the New Leap Ware Smartwatch
An array of fitness-tracking sensors that work with the Liquid Life™ app to motivate users to exercise and adopt a healthy, active lifestyle
2017-03-30
Acer Reports Fiscal 2016 Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$232.72B (US$7.21B), Operating Income NT$1.19B (US$36.94M), Gross Profit Margin 10%
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced today the financial results for fiscal 2016 and the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016, following approval by its Board of Directors.
2017-03-03
Acer Hosts Predator Prime Talk at Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 Grand Finale
As the official partner and monitor provider of the Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) Season 11, the longest running eSports circuit in the world, Acer will host the Predator Prime Talk live TV stream at the grand finale of the season. Featuring top-tier teams and the world’s most popular eSports titles - IEM Katowice will no doubt continue the tradition of hosting epic matches that have defined the tournament and the emerging sport for the past decade.
2017-03-02
Acer Leads Worldwide Chromebook Market for Third Consecutive Year
According to recent data from market research firm Gartner, Acer led the worldwide Chromebook market in 2016 with a share of 28% and saw year-on-year (YoY) growth of 33%1
2017-02-23
Acer’s New Air Monitor Keeps You In The Know About the Air Around You
Acer today announced its new air monitor designed to help people keep tabs on indoor air quality. The Acer Air Monitor features a sleek and simple design, the device allows real-time monitoring of key air quality indicators through a dedicated app for smartphones, and by the changing colors of a breathing LED light embedded on the chassis. In addition, home automation based on air quality indicators, such as activating an air purifier, can be achieved thanks to IFTTT integration.
2017-02-15
Acer’s Predator 21 X Gaming Notebook Wins Top Honor at Taiwan Excellence Awards
Acer’s Predator 21 X gaming notebook has been honored with a Taiwan Excellence Gold award, the top prize of the competition. In further recognition of Acer’s merits in gaming, Acer’s Predator Z850 gaming projector was also recognized by judges with a Taiwan Excellence Silver award. Several other Acer products were also honored with awards, including the Acer Swift 7 ultra-thin notebook, ProDesigner™ (BM320) monitor, XR382CQK curved monitor and the abUC[i] unified communications solution, bringing Acer’s total tally at the competition to six awards.
2017-01-24
Acer Announces New Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) at BETT 2017
Acer has announced its new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) at the British Education and Training Technology (BETT) Show in London. Designed specifically for the classroom, the rugged convertible Chromebook comes with a stylus powered by Wacom® EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology1, and features four versatile usage modes that are ideal for modern learning environments. The Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) will provide additional capabilities thanks to support for Android apps via the Google Play™ Store out-of-the-box.
2017-01-23
Acer Unveils Versatile and Robust TravelMate Spin B1 Convertible Notebook at BETT 2017
Acer today announced the availability of its latest convertible notebook for education customers, the Acer TravelMate Spin B1 (B118), at the 2017 BETT Show (Booth B109) happening in London from January 25th to the 28th. The 11.6-inch convertible notebook with Windows 10 Pro is perfectly sized for easy portability, features four usage modes and a robust design made for day-to-day use in the classroom. In addition, with a long battery life, students can power through a full day of school and beyond.
2017-01-03
Rugged Acer Chromebook 11 N7 (C731) is a Smart Solution for Classrooms
Acer today announced the availability of its newest Chromebook for education customers, the Acer Chromebook 11 N7 (C731) with enhanced durability features.
2017-01-03
Acer Introduces Industry's First 21:9 Curved Monitor with Eye-Tracking and New Line of Enhanced Predator Gaming Monitors
Acer, a global leader and innovator in gaming displays, today announced the availability of the CES 2017 Innovations Award-winning 30-inch Predator Z301CT, the world’s first 21:9 monitor with Tobii eye-tracking functionality.
2017-01-03
Acer Launches Performance-Oriented
Two notebooks and one desktop PC with a single focus on performance and multimedia entertainment
2017-01-03
Acer's Highly-Anticipated Predator 21 X Gaming Laptop, Featuring the World's First Curved Screen Notebook, Shipping This Quarter
Loaded with high-end features and technology, the Predator 21 X is the de facto dream machine for ultimate gaming enthusiasts