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.
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
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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$.
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.
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.
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.