Acer Appoints Tiffany Huang President of PC Global Operations - Incumbent president, Campbell Kan, to serve as special assistant to Acer chairman
Acer announces the appointment of Tiffany Huang to become the president of Personal Computer Global Operations (PCGO), reporting to the corporate president, Jim Wong. Huang shall replace Campbell Kan who will serve as special assistant to the chairman, J.T. Wang. Both appointments shall take effect from January 1, 2013.
Acer named as CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
Acer today announced it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its Aspire S7 Touch Ultrabooks. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories.
New, More Intuitive Acer.com Provides an Excellent User Experience - Touch-optimized design helps visitors explore and discover Acer products
Acer has revitalized its global website — Acer.com — to provide web surfers with a highly intuitive, touch-optimized interface, along with a look that embodies the brand spirit. The website allows easy navigation and many user-friendly features that demonstrate Acer’s leadership in the digital world. It is also a key step to achieving the corporate goal of becoming a true market-oriented company. Acer collaborated with VML, the renowned digital marketing agency that is part of the Y&R Group in this website revamp.
Acer Commits to Delivering Industry’s Most Complete User Experience in the Era of Touch and Type Duality
As the IT ecosystem continues to change, companies today can no longer depend solely on operational efficiency, speed and cost to ensure business success. The future is about providing a complete user experience — in product design, breadth and depth of offering, service, and brand.
Acer ICONIA Tablet PCs with Windows 8 Offer Unparalleled Power, Versatility, and Battery Life
The ideal mix of tablet convenience and notebook performance for everywhere productivity and exploration
Aspire U Series All-in-One Redefines the PC Touch Interface
30-to-80-degree tilt, 10-point multi-touch and Full HD A/V
packed in an ultra-thin 35 mm design
Acer Aspire S7 Series The Thinnest and Lightest “Touch & Type” Ultrabooks™
A stunning unibody design with glass construction and unique hinge that provides seamless touch-type control
Acer T2 series touch monitors - Smart viewing and sophisticated design
Slender and elegant, the new Acer T2 touch displays are a masterpiece of design and technology, that will bring touch-type duality to desktop users and set new standards in terms of ergonomics and smart viewing. The T2 series is engineered to deliver top performance as well as a sophisticated design and will appeal to graphic artists, professionals and design-conscious users alike.
Aspire ZS600, Full HD Entertainment Center - The touch-enabled hub of a digital life
Brighten a digital lifestyle with an all-in-one (AIO) desktop that combines a space saving design with enhanced usability. The new Acer Aspire ZS600 AIO desktop is a true multimedia and social networking center for each family member, providing fabulous entertainment and premium performance.
Aspire V5 Touch Notebook Broadens Acer’s “Touch-Type” Offering for Mainstream Consumers - Slender and light with 10-point touch display
Acer Aspire V5 Series brings touch-type “duality” to the mainstream. The current trend is towards thinner and lighter notebooks that allow users to enjoy both entertainment and content creation anytime, anywhere.
Acer Aspire M Series Ultrabooks™ Bring Touch-Type Duality to the Mainstream - Excellent touch experience in a powerful Ultrabook™
Acer designs products to enable everyone to explore beyond limits. With this purpose in mind Acer has overhauled its M Series Ultrabooks™ to bring a rich touch experience to the mainstream consumer, offering 10-point touch, frameless HD display, latest Intel® Core™ processor, and 8+ hours battery life in a slim package, ready to support Windows 8.
Megan Fox stars in latest campaign for Acer
Megan Fox is the latest celebrity to front a campaign for computer company Acer and reveal a different and unexpected side to her character.
Acer and Velocite bring High Performance Computing to Bicycle Manufacturing
Acer is bringing high-performance computing (HPC) to computer-aided design and simulation in bicycle manufacturing. The Acer AT350 F2 high-end servers are used to conduct research and tests by Velocite, maker of high-performance bikes and components.
Acer Aspire XC desktop series - Smart design and richer HD experience
Pushing the boundaries to offer users a better experience, the new Acer Aspire XC desktop series is capable of handling any home computing and entertainment needs. Great at multitasking, even with the most advanced applications, and offering a richer HD experience, these desktops feature advanced technology and are powerful performers in a cool design and small form factor taking up just a third of the space of standard PCs.
Acer DW271HL WiView Monitor - Connect, share and enjoy
Acer has a long tradition of bringing innovative products to the market. The latest addition to its wide range of monitors, the DW271HL monitor is a clear example of such tradition. This monitor features Acer WiView technology, which enables seamless wireless connectivity to your PC and access to all the media content in your home network via Acer clear.fi.
Acer Steps Up Marketing, Engages Red Peak Group and Appoints Michael Birkin as Chief Marketing Officer
To energize and strengthen Acer’s global marketing organization, Acer will engage Red Peak Group, a global marketing services firm, and appoint Red Peak Chairman Michael Birkin as Acer Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). This strategic move is aimed at strengthening Acer as a marketing-oriented company.
Acer Regards U.S. International Trade Commission Investigation on Patents a Common Dispute in IT Industry - Dealing with issue and expects no significant impact on business
Acer does not expect significant impact on business and operations as the result of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) investigation on alleged infringement of U.S. patents by numerous companies, including Acer.
Acer Inc. Q2 Preliminary Financial Results: Consolidated Revenue NT$110.6B (US$3.7B) down 2.2% QOQ, Operating Income NT$433M (US$14.48M) doubles in growth, PAT NT$56M (US$1.87M), EPS NT$0.02
Acer Inc. announces the preliminary financial results for Q2 2012. Consolidated revenue was NT$110.6B (US$3.7B), down 2.2% quarter-on-quarter (QOQ) and 8.3% up year-on-year (YOY). Operating income was NT$433M (US$14.48M), representing 213.5% growth QOQ;
profit after tax (PAT) was NT$56M (US$1.87M); and earnings per share (EPS) was NT$0.02.
Acer Notebooks Rank No. 1 in Q212 Shipments Worldwide
Acer has claimed the No.1 position in notebook shipments worldwide for Q2 2012, according to data by market research company Gartner.
Acer Debuts World’s First 6,000 Lumens Single Lamp Projector - Extreme Brightness for Hard-Hitting Presentations
Acer introduces world’s first 6,000 lumens professional projector, the P7215, using a single lamp. This projector is very eco-friendly, delivering light for up to 2,000 hours while using 350 watts, reducing power consumption and maintenance costs.
Acer to resell Altair’s PBS Professional and expand options for HPC users
Acer and Altair Engineering, Inc. today announced that Acer Group has become a global authorized reseller of Altair’s market-leading resource and workload management software product, PBS Professional.
Acer and NCHC demonstrate interactive Computational Fluid Dynamics application on a single server node at ISC’12
Acer and Taiwan’s National Center for High-performance Computing are demonstrating that real-time, interactive HPC applications are feasible within a single server node. Using the Acer AT350 F2 server equipped with NVIDIA® Tesla® and Quadro® GPUs and the latest Intel Xeon processors E5 family, NCHC has improved its own computational fluid dynamics (CFD) application capable of simulating air flow across any object in real time. Combining augmented reality with high-performance computing, this application has many practical applications for the design fields.
Acer’s Computing Equipment Ready for the London 2012 Olympic Games - Acer's brand spirit – Explore Beyond Limits – matches that of the event
Acer is a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Movement in the official computing equipment product category for the London 2012 Olympic Games, commencing on the 27th of July.
Acer Aspire S5 Wins Best Choice Award at Computex 2012
– Acer's Aspire S5, which made its debut as the world’s thinnest Ultrabook®, has won the Best Choice Award this year at Computex Taipei, the most influential IT exhibition held in Asia. It, features the unique Acer Green Instant On technology for fast boot and resume, and Acer Always Connect, which lets users manage their multimedia and data on all their devices at anytime, anywhere — even from sleep.
Acer CloudMobile® Smartphone and S235HL LCD Monitor Earn Design & Innovation Awards at Computex 2012
Acer's product innovations once again received global recognition for their outstanding design. Acer CloudMobile™ smartphone and S235HL LCD monitor both won the Design & Innovation Awards this year at Computex Taipei. Concurrently, CloudMobile™ also received the Best Design Award.
Acer Unveils Windows® 8 PC Lineup: Ultrabooks™, Tablets, and AIO Desktops - Creating a world of explorers through transformational user experiences
Acer today announces its series of Windows 8-based products, which includes the premium Aspire S7 Ultrabook™, ICONIA W Series tablets, and Aspire U Series all-in-one (AIO) desktops, all featuring innovative ergonomic designs and appealing beauty that deliver greater convenience and delight to the overall user experience.
Acer Introduces Premium Touch Ultrabook™ — Aspire S7 - Iconic design for the thinnest and smallest Ultrabook™ devices
Acer today introduces its newest premium Windows® 8 Ultrabook™ devices — the Aspire S7 Series — at Computex Taipei. Available in two sizes, 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch, these are the thinnest and smallest, respectively, Full HD touch Ultrabooks™. Both feature a sleek aluminum metallic unibody design and provide a more engrossing computing experience. The larger model additionally sports a glossy, sculpted glass cover, delivering a trendy and elegant appearance.
Acer Presents Windows 8® Tablets - Featuring multipurpose viewing on Full HD touchscreens
Acer presents two of its newest Windows® 8 tablets at Computex Taipei. The ICONIA W510 evolves the computing experience with three different modes of touchscreen operation, while the ICONIA W700 is the best-performing Windows 8 tablet with the added versatility of a cradle. Both designed to set new standards in ergonomics and user-friendliness.
Acer Announces Windows® 8 All-In-One U Series - Ultra-thin with Full HD visuals, Dolby® surround sound, and ergonomic touch from all angles for single or multiple users
Acer today announces two new Windows® 8 all-in-one (AIO) PCs at Computex Taipei: the Aspire 7600U (27-inch) and the Aspire 5600U (23-inch).
Acer Inc. Q1 2012 Financial Results
Consolidated Revenue NT$113B (US$3.8B),
Operating Income NT$138M (US$4.7M),
PAT NT$331M (US$11.2M), EPS NT$0.12
Acer announces the handover of its new EMEA head-quarters in Switzerland
Acer’s new EMEA head-quarters is now completed and ready to house Acer’s main operations in the region. The innovative new building will host all executive functions, marketing, finance and logistics, and lays a solid foundation for the company’s future.
Acer Inc. 2011 Financial Results:
Consolidated Revenue NT$475.3B (US$15.7B), Operating Loss NT 6.4B (US$211M), PAT NT$-6.6B (US$-218M), EPS NT$-2.52
Acer Inc. Board of Directors today approved the financial results for year 2011. Acer’s consolidated revenues were NT$475.3B (US$15.7B), declining 24% year-on-year (YOY). The operating loss reached NT$6.4B (US$211M), profits-after-tax (PAT) was NT$-6.6B (US$-218M), and earnings-per-share (EPS) was NT$-2.52.
Acer takes the No. 1 spot for Portable PC market in Australia in terms of unit shipments for Q4 2011
Acer has become the leader in the Australian Portable PC market in terms of unit shipments for Q4 2011, according to the latest IDC report**. With total Australian shipments at over 225,000 units in Q4 2011, Acer has increased its market share to 20.92% overtaking competitors for the number one spot.
Acer to Hold Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Forum Promoting green ICT and green economy
Acer Inc. will hold its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Forum on March 20, 2012 in Taipei. The main theme for this year is promoting green ICT and green economy. J.T. Wang, Acer’s chairman and CEO, and Dun-Yi Wu, the elected vice president of Taiwan, will give the opening remarks. Acer has invited world-renowned energy and climate change experts to lecture, as well as international stakeholders and suppliers to share experiences and participate in the panel discussion.
New York Knicks and Acer announce new Marketing Partnership
The New York Knickerbockers and Acer announced today a new first-time marketing partnership for the remainder of the 2011-12 season. Acer, whose global headquarters are in Taiwan, will be an Official Partner of the Knicks and promote the company’s personal computers.
Acer Debuts the Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 - The industry's first 15", 2-spindle Ultrabook™ with dedicated graphics and an optical drive
The new Aspire Timeline Ultra was first unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last January; today Acer showcases the new Aspire M3 of the Timeline Ultra family, at the CeBIT tradeshow in Hannover, Germany.
Acer Introduces the V3 Series - Brilliant all-around performance
Acer has unveiled the V3 Series, a range of notebooks optimized for today's digital needs, available in 14-, 15.6- and 17.3-inch models. With excellent performance, entertainment enhancements, communication tools and a classy design, these notebooks are intended for tech-savvy users who want daily high-definition audio and visual experiences.
Acer Introduces the ICONIA TAB A510 Olympic Games Edition - This ultimate tool for the road features very long battery life, quad-core performance, and mobile productivity tools
Acer introduces the ICONIA TAB A510 Olympic Games Edition. Celebrating Acer's partnership with the Olympic Movement, the design unites the Acer and Olympic logos, and is available in black or silver. The ICONIA TAB A510 is the company's newest Android Ice Cream Sandwich-based tablet. It features 15 hours of battery life for true all-day usability, a powerful NVIDIA® TEGRA® 3 quad-core processor, and the latest tools for mobile productivity, sharing and more.
Acer Reveals the K520 Hybrid LED-Laser Projector - Unique technology improves brightness, color, and light-source lifetime
Acer Inc. today reveals the LED-laser hybrid K520. This projector uses unique hybrid LED-laser light-source technology to achieve vibrant imagery with long-lasting 2000 lumens brightness.
Acer announces its latest F2 generation of server products
In line with a solid strategy for commercial products, Acer has advanced its server line with a whole new line up of refreshed server products. This time around, Acer has not only updated the specifications to support the latest Intel Xeon processors E5 family, but has expanded its business portfolio and management tools to provide greater flexibility in modern datacenters.
Acer Introduces the Aspire V5 Series - New Ultra-slim notebook featuring all-round mobility with impressive performance, thermal comfort, and affordability
Acer presents the Aspire V5 Series at the CeBIT tradeshow in Hannover, Germany. This new range of thin and light notebooks suits budget-conscious users looking for impressive performance, thermal comfort, cool style, plus convenient mobile usability.
Acer Introduces the ICONIA TAB A700 - See the difference with Full HD
Acer is proud to introduce its new Full HD tablet, the ICONIA TAB A700, a top-class solution that delivers Full HD experiences in a highly mobile package.
Acer S271HL Ultra slim, Big Picture - Modern design, large screen and mercury free for eco-friendly users
The Acer S271HL S1 series monitor, is an energy efficient and earth friendly LED Monitor, endowed with cutting-edge technologies such as striking contrast ratio (100M: 1), blazing response time (2 ms), HDMI and DVI ports with HDCP support.
Acer announces 2011 preliminary financial results - Q411 result above breakeven
Acer Inc. announces the 2011 preliminary financial results, with the operating income of NT$0.1B (US$2.4M) in Q4, representing a turnaround from operating loss to profit in the last quarter.
Acer Flagship Smartphone Receives iF Product Design Award
The Acer Cloud Mobile™ smartphone has just received the iF product design award 2012, in recognition of outstanding achievement in design.
Acer S235HL Monitor Wins iF Product design Award
The Acer S235HL LCD monitor has been selected as a winner of the 2012 iF product design award. Its exceptional design has indeed impressed the jury, consisting of experts and renowned designers from all over the world.
Acer Initiated Legal Action Against Lanci
Acer today announced that it has initiated legal action against its former Chief Executive and President, Gianfranco Lanci.
Acer Names Yani Tseng as the Company’s Global Brand Ambassador
Acer has named the world’s No.1 ranked professional female golfer, Yani Tseng, as its global brand ambassador. Tseng will be sporting the Acer logo on the front of her cap at golfing tours worldwide from ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open in Victoria, Australia on February 9, 2012, and using Acer’s products on the road and at home to enrich her digital lifestyle.
Acer Recruits Eva Ho as the New CFO
Acer Inc. held a meeting on January 12 with the Board of Directors and approved the appointment of Eva Ho as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and spokesperson of Acer Inc., effective on March 1, 2012.
AcerCloud Connects All Personal Devices Securely for Anytime, Anywhere Access to Digital Media and Data
Intelligent connectivity and storage — in a personal cloud space
Acer today previewed its upcoming AcerCloud, which securely connects all personal smart devices for anytime, anywhere access. Featuring Acer Always Connect technology, users can retrieve multimedia and data files anytime, even when their main PC is in sleep (standby/hibernation) mode. Users can enjoy these advantages knowing that their information is stored and transferred securely via strong encryption and authentication. Bringing users tremendous functionality and value, Acer will include the AcerCloud, without additional cost, on all new Acer consumer PCs.
Acer Unveils World's Thinnest Ultrabook: Aspire S5
Ultra-fluid form with hidden I/O panel
Acer unveiled the world's thinnest Ultrabook with the Aspire S5, an ultra-slim device that measures only 15 mm at the maximal point. It weighs less than 1.35 kg (less than 3 lbs.) and is built with a 13.3-inch (34 cm) LCD. In addition, it features the unique Acer Green Instant On technology for fast boot and resume, and Acer Always Connect, which lets users manage their multimedia and data on all their devices at anytime, anywhere — even from sleep.
Acer Presents Aspire Timeline Ultra
Featuring long battery life, high performance, Acer Green Instant On and Acer Always Connect
Since Acer rolled out the first Ultrabook in September 2011, the company has extended the product's unique features across its mainstream line of notebooks with 14-inch and 15-inch models. Acer today unveils the Aspire Timeline Ultra featuring 8 hours of battery life, high performance and a 2-spindle design in an Ultrabook. They feature Acer Green Instant On for fast boot and resume, and Acer Always Connect technology, which lets users manage their multimedia and data on all their devices at anytime, anywhere —even from sleep.