Acer Announces Intangible Asset Impairment Charge to Address Development Needs of New Businesses
During the second half of 2016, Acer announced the establishment of its new businesses into an independent cash generating unit. The new setup addresses the diverse development needs of the new cloud-related business to encourage its entrepreneurship. Acer’s Board of Directors today agreed at a special meeting to take an impairment charge of approximately NT$6.34 billion. Once completed, the impact on earnings per share (EPS) is estimated to be NT$2.06 with net value per share at approximately NT$19. In addition, the action is expected to result in amortization expense reduction of approximately NT$230 million in 2017. The impairment charge will not impact the Company's operations and cash, while allowing the cloud-related business to expand.
Acer Brings Ultra-Thin, Affordable All-in-One PCs to the United States Aspire C Series features beautiful aesthetics, super slim bezels and an attractive price; great holiday gift with prices starting at $449.99
Acer America today announced the expansion of its all-in-one desktop line in the United States with the new Aspire C Series featuring 23.8- and 21.5-inch display models touting beautiful, sleek aesthetics and ultra-thin .31-inch bezels to maximize viewing area. This line makes an ideal holiday gift for those wanting their first PC or a second one for the home.
New Acer TravelMate P4 Notebooks Offer Robust Security, Power and Practical Features for Professionals On the Go
Acer today announced its new TravelMate P4 series commercial notebooks are available in the United States. This platform provides powerful security and productivity essentials to meet the needs of businesses and institutional customers and has the same aesthetics as the Red Dot and iF design award winning2 Acer TravelMate P6 series. Thanks to Windows 10 Pro and multiple methods of data protection, including an integrated touch fingerprint reader and smart card reader, the durable, travel-friendly laptops let professionals work securely in and out of the office.
Acer Spin 7 & Spin 5 Slim Convertible Notebooks Are Now Available in the United States
Acer today announced that its new ultrathin Acer Spin 7, the world’s thinnest convertible notebook and a CES 2017 Innovations award honoree, is now shipping in the United States. Also available today is the Acer Spin 5 delivering solid performance and long battery life in a compact chassis.
Acer Q3 2016 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$58.59B (US$1.87B), Operating Income NT$471M (US$15M), Net Income NT$249M (US$7.9M)
Acer’s Board of Directors approved the financial results for Q3 2016. Consolidated revenues reached NT$58.59 billion (US$1.87 billion), up 4.3% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ); operating income was NT$471 million (US$15 million) with 0.8% margin and reflects the 10.2% reduction QoQ in operating expenses due to effective cost control.
Acer Invests in IMAX Virtual Reality Fund to Help Bring Premium VR Content to Life
Acer today announced that it has pledged to invest US$ 10 million in the IMAX VR Content Fund, which will support the development of high-quality and immersive VR content. Acer is among a group of likeminded companies, including leaders from the media and entertainment industry, who are investing in this fund and seeking to bring VR experiences to the next level.
Acer Predator Earns CES “Best of Innovation” Award with Top Prize for Computer Peripherals; Earns Two Additional “Honoree” Awards for Notebooks
Acer today announced that it has earned three CES 2017 Innovation awards for its monitors and notebooks, including the top prize in the computer peripherals category with a “Best of Innovation” award for its Predator Z301CT gaming monitor. It was also named an “Honoree” twice in the computer hardware and components category for its Swift 7, the world’s thinnest notebook(1), as well as the Spin 7, the world’s thinnest convertible notebook.
Acer Listed on Global Sustainability Indices: 2016 DJSI and MSCI
Acer has been listed on two global sustainability indices of 2016, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and MSCI’s Global Sustainability Indexes, which report on company contributions on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
Acer to Extend its VR Offering by Supporting the Windows Holographic Platform in Q1 2017
Acer announces that it will offer VR Head-Mounted Displays (HMDs) capable of mixed reality through the Windows 10 Creators Update in 2017. Adding to the current portfolio comprising of the professional and location-based entertainment StarVR developed jointly with Starbreeze, Acer is now able to provide a comprehensive VR offering for all kinds of customers, ranging from top-of-the-line, cinema grade HMDs, extending to accessible headsets enabled by the Windows Holographic Platform, and VR-Ready PCs and platforms to power them all.
Acer and Industry Leaders Discuss the Po-tential of Smart Cities for a Global “Si-vilization”
As the pinnacle of the company’s year-long 40th anniversary celebration, Acer calls on governments and businesses in Asia to prepare for a new era of “Si-nnovation”
Acer Expands Cutting-Edge Predator Gaming Line-Up with 24-Inch WQHD Monitor Features ZeroFrame design and a fast 144Hz refresh rate with up to 165Hz overclocking
A worldwide leader and innovator in gaming displays, Acer today announced the expansion of its Predator monitor line-up in the United States with a new 24-inch flat-screen model featuring WQHD (2560x1440) resolution in a ZeroFrame design for seamless viewing in multi-monitor set-ups.
Acer’s Ultra-Thin-And-Light Notebooks Awarded Japanese Good Design Awards
Acer announces that its latest ultra-thin-and-light notebooks have been honored at the 2016 edition of Japan’s Good Design Award, including both the Acer Swift 7, which is the world’s first notebook to measure less than 1 cm thin, and the convertible Acer Spin 7, weighing just 1.2 kg. The abTouchPhone, a touchscreen multimedia IP desk phone, was also awarded for its full range of practical communication features, and also for its simple yet elegantly designed appearance.
Acer H6502BD Home Entertainment Projector Displays Full HD Content in Any Ambient Environment
Acer America today announced the U.S. availability of the 3,200 lumens Acer H6502BD home entertainment projector with LumiSense+ intelligent color enhancement. LumiSense+ features an embedded light sensor that detects ambient light conditions to optimize projected image brightness levels and color saturation. Leveraging clever content-aware technology, it analyzes projected content frame by frame and dynamically adjusts image visibility to the ideal level.
Acer Named Official Sponsor for 2016 League of Legends World Championships and 2016 All Star Events
Acer (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) has been named an official Sponsor for the 2016 League of Legends World Championships and 2016 All Star Event, with the partnership with LoL esports kicking off now and continuing through the duration of these events. Assisted by CAA in setting up the partnership, Acer will supply Predator XB1 (XB241H) monitors for these exciting global esports events, equipping the professional practice rooms and stages, displaying all of the action during matches. The marketing partnership also includes branding integration during Worlds and ASE broadcasts, and unique experience opportunities will also be offered to avid gamers.
Acer Launches Intuitive and Compact Android Devices at IFA 2016
Acer today unveiled a new range of stylish, compact and affordable Android mobile devices that strike a balance between personal and work life, whether connecting at home, the office or on the move. The Iconia Talk S doubles as a 4G LTE tablet and phone, providing flexibility with communication needs, while the new Liquid Z6 series provides an excellent entertainment experience with a high-definition IPS1 panel and an elegant 2.5D curved glass display.
Acer Announces World’s First Curved Screen Notebook
Acer today unveiled its new Predator 21 X gaming laptop, the world’s first curved screen notebook, a series of monitors with the latest eye-tracking technology and GPU updates to the Predator 15/17 series notebooks. This announcement at IFA 2016 reinforces Acer’s commitment to premium gaming with a focus on expanding the number of high-performance Predator devices available to discerning enthusiasts around the world.
Acer Launches Revo Base Mini PC at IFA Berlin
Acer today launched the Revo Base, a compact yet powerful addition to the company’s award-winning Revo mini PC line-up. The stylish 1-liter unit delivers smooth everyday computing in a space-saving design, ideal for use as a multimedia hub in homes where space is at a premium.
Pawbo+ Lets Owners Interact with Their Pets from Afar
Pawbo, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer, today announced the release of the new Pawbo+ interactive wireless pet camera with treat dispensing and laser pointing capabilities. The new product is an extension of Acer’s BeingWare™ initiative, as an integrated hardware, software, and service solution, and exemplifies the Acer Group’s mission to break barriers between people and technology.
Acer and Starbreeze Announce First Shipment of StarVR Head-Mounted Displays
Acer (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) and Starbreeze AB (First North: STAR) today announced at a global press conference in Berlin that they have started to ship StarVR® Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Displays (HMD) to IMAX Corporation in preparation for the highly anticipated opening of the IMAX VR® Center in Los Angeles, expected later this year, and others in the near future. Earlier in 2016, Acer committed to delivering a small volume of units of StarVR® HMDs this year with mass production of the devices to commence in 2017. Also on hand at the press conference were Bo Andersson Klint, CEO at Starbreeze and Rob Lister, Chief Business Development Officer at IMAX Corporation.
Acer Unveils Industry’s First Convertible Chromebook with 13-inch Display
Today Acer extends its Chromebook lineup with the Acer Chromebook R 13, the industry’s first convertible Chromebook with a 13.3-inch display.
Acer’s New Spin 7 Brings Life Full Swing with Extreme Portability and Versatility
Acer today expanded its convertible notebook offerings with the Spin 7, Spin 5, Spin 3 and Spin 1. The new Spin series convertible notebooks run on Windows 10, and incorporate innovative 360-degree hinges, along with Continuum, that enable them to be used in various ways: as a notebook or tablet, in a space-saving display mode, or in tent mode for sharing presentations or watching movies. Providing the ultimate in flexibility, they make computing anywhere, anytime easier than ever.
Acer’s New Swift 7 Leads the Trend in Style
At its Global Press Conference today at IFA Berlin, Acer unveiled its new Swift series of ultra-thin and lightweight notebook PCs. Comprised of four lines, namely the Swift 7, Swift 5, Swift 3 and Swift 1, the new ultra-thin models feature Windows 10 and include something for every budget and lifestyle.
grandPad Expands Service to Switzerland in Partnership With Swisscom
grandPad® is excited to announce the expansion of its service to Switzerland, through a partnership with the major Swiss telecommunications provider Swisscom. Swisscom will be commencing a pilot program in Switzerland in September 2016, bringing outstanding 4G LTE internet connectivity along with world-class customer service to grandPad users in the nation.
Acer Q2 2016 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$56.16B (US$1.74B), Net Income NT$538M (US$16.68M)
Acer’s Board of Directors approved the financial results for Q2 2016 with consolidated revenues of NT$56.16 billion (US$1.74 billion), marking a slight drop of 0.3% from the previous quarter. Despite the price impact of key components and product cycle transitions, Acer maintained a gross profit margin of 9.6% and reported an operating loss of NT$279 million (US$ 8.63 million). The non-operating income of NT$1.05 billion (US$32.63 million) was largely due to foreign exchange gains, while net income (or profits after tax) reached NT$538 million (US$16.68 million), and earnings per share (EPS) was NT$0.18.
Acer’s Co-President of BYOC Smart Products Business Departs from Company
Acer announces that its president of BYOC Smart Products Business, ST Liew, will be leaving the company as part of his personal career planning. Maverick Shih, who currently co-heads the business with ST, will continue to lead the smart products business after his departure. The smartphone and wearable product management teams will transfer to the IT Products Business led by Jerry Kao, president. The changes have been approved by the company’s board of directors and will take effect on October 1.
Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 to Unfold on Predator Monitors
Acer’s Predator XB241H gaming monitor has been chosen as the official monitor of the Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) pro gaming tour, Season 11. Providing a best-in-class gaming experience inside-and-out, the Predator XB241H builds on Acer’s industry-leading display technologies, which has been widely praised by gamers worldwide.
Acer Launches the Svelte TravelMate X3 Notebook for Design-Minded Professionals
Acer today announced its new TravelMate X3 commercial notebook series designed for small and medium businesses, and professionals who want to work in style. First in the series, the 14-inch TravelMate X349, boasts a modern, brushed metal design that blends style with advanced technology. It is designed for those who require a workhorse notebook that is stylish and delivers best-in-class performance, portability, and security.
Acer and Starbreeze Boards Approve Definitive Agreement to form Joint Venture for StarVR
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) and Starbreeze AB (First North: STAR) announced today that their respective Board of Directors have approved the establishment of a joint venture for design, manufacturing, promotion, marketing and sales of the StarVR Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Display (HMD) as previously announced May 15th, 2016 upon signing the letter of intent.
Acer to Invest in Starbreeze through Two-year Convertible Bond
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353, LSE: ACID) announces its intent to acquire Starbreeze AB’s (First North: STAR) convertible bonds through a private placement transaction. Starbreeze and Acer have reached a term sheet whereby Starbreeze will issue US$9 million (SEK 74.3 million) in a two-year bond convertible to B-shares to Acer Inc. and/or its affiliates under the Board’s mandate.
Computex 2016 Selects Acer Revo Build for Best Choice of the Year Award
Acer announces that the Revo Build mini PC has won the Best Choice of the Year award as well as a Best Choice Gold award at Computex 2016. The Acer Revo Build has swept multiple international design and product awards this year with the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016, iF Design Award 2016, and has been named a CES 2016 Innovations Award Honoree.
Acer Unleashes the Potential of “BeingWare™” at Computex 2016
Acer today announced that it will showcase its BeingWare™ vision, which encompasses vertical business models with intelligent connected devices, at Computex 2016. As the “Internet of Things” evolves into the “Internet of Beings,” a human-centric network based on a collective of intelligence is necessary to make the swarms of smart devices more meaningful. The “Things” or devices not only require a reliable communication link to the cloud, which Acer’s BYOC™ platform provides, but also integration with services, empowering BeingWare applications to provide user-centric services and solutions that know, serve, and grow with the user.
Acer Announces the V9800 4K Ultra-High-Definition Home Cinema Projector
Acer, the world’s third largest projector brand , today announced its V9800 4K UHD home cinema projector. Native Ultra-High-Definition (UHD, 3840 x 2160) resolution and incredible color range make the V9800 the ideal projector for a truly cinematic viewing experience in any home.
Acer Releases the Liquid Zest Plus Smartphone with the Power to Explore
Today Acer released its new LTE-enabled Liquid Zest Plus smartphone designed for avid explorers seeking to get the most out of their daily adventures. The 5.5-inch Android 6.0 device expands Acer’s mainstream smartphone range, furthering the company’s commitment to making advanced technology accessible to the everyday user.
Acer Expands Commercial Portfolio with Professional 4K Monitor and New TravelMate Notebooks
Acer today announced two new additions to its commercial product portfolio: the Acer BM320 4K UHD monitor for graphics and video professionals, and TravelMate P2 series notebooks, equipped with Windows 10 Pro, in 14- and 15.6-inches for small and medium businesses. The new products are engineered with features that help professionals get their jobs done efficiently.
Acer Announces Two Ultra-Affordable 2-in-1 Notebooks: Switch V 10 and Switch One 10
Acer today announced two 10-inch 2-in-1 notebooks designed for students and budget-conscious families, the Acer Switch V 10 and Switch One 10. Combining a full-featured notebook together with a removable tablet, they provide the best of both worlds to those who desire productivity and entertainment in one smart device. The Switch V 10 and Switch One 10 extend Acer’s industry-leading lineup of innovative 2-in-1 notebooks, which are available in a wide range of configurations to meet the demands of different consumers.
Acer Clinches Eight Design & Innovation Awards from Computex and iF Design
Acer has clinched eight Computex d&i (design and innovation awards 2016 for a wide range of products across its portfolio. The awarded products are the Revo Build modular mini PC, Aspire One 11 notebook, Liquid Jade 2 smartphone, Liquid Jade Primo Desktop Kit, Predator Z850 gaming projector, K138STi portable projector, XR342CK gaming monitor, and RT240Y ultra-slim monitor.
Acer Receives Seven Red Dot Product Design Awards in 2016
Seven Acer products have received the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016, including the ultra-slim Aspire S 13 notebook, convertible Aspire R 15 notebook with 360-degree versatility, flagship TravelMate P6 series commercial notebooks, modular Revo Build mini PC, compact Veriton N series commercial desktops, curved Acer XR342CK gaming monitor, and full-functioned abTouchPhone touchscreen IP desk phone.
Starbreeze and Acer to Form Joint Venture for the StarVR Headset
Starbreeze AB and Acer Inc. today signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture for the StarVR Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Display (HMD). The two companies aim to cooperate on the design, manufacturing, promotion, marketing and sales of the StarVR HMD to the professional- and location-based entertainment market.
Acer Reports Q1 2016 Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$56.32B (US$1.74B), Operating Income NT$866M (US$26.84M), Net Income NT$46M (US$1.43M), Gross Profit Margin 11.8%
Acer’s Board of Directors approved the financial results for Q1 2016 with consolidated revenues of NT$56.32 billion (US$1.74 billion), operating income of NT$866 million (US$ 26.84 million), net income (or profits after tax) of NT$46 million (US$1.43 million) reflecting around NT$900 million (US$28 million) loss in foreign exchange, and earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.02.
Acer Steps Up its Digital Signage Solutions with its BYOC™ Platform
With the global digital signage market expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6% over the next five years, Acer, with its expansive offering of hardware, software, and services, will continue to provide solutions that evolve with the ever-growing demand for innovative display solutions.
Acer Unveils 2016 Back-to-School Product Line and New Business Progress at next@acer Event in New York
Acer today unveiled its 2016 back-to-school product line and updated the progress from its new businesses division at the next@acer global press conference in New York.
The Ultra-slim Aspire S 13 Astounds with the Best Fusion of Performance, Build and Value
Today Acer announced the latest addition to its ultra-slim S series notebooks, the Aspire S 13, a perfectly engineered thin and powerful Windows 10 notebook for design-conscious users. The angular, sleek chassis houses the best-value-priced laptops on the market today, packed with features for work and play.
Acer Expands Aspire Notebook Range with Powerful and Stylish Models for Everyday Use
Today Acer announced new additions to its consumer notebook range with the convertible Aspire R 15, all new Aspire F Series with premium metal covers, and the stylish Aspire E Series and Aspire ES 15 for everyday computing, all of which are powered by Windows 10.
Acer Chromebook 14 for Work: Business-Class Performance, Military-Grade Reliability
Acer today debuts its new Chromebook 14 for Work, the industry’s first Chromebook with 6th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, available with a durable design designed to meet the demanding needs of enterprise, government, small business and institutional users.
Acer Announces F7 Series Large Venue Projectors with Interchangeable Lenses
Acer, the world’s third largest projector brand , today announced its F7 series large venue projectors, the F7200, F7500, and F7600, designed for professional installations. With five interchangeable lenses for a variety of throw ratios, high brightness rated up to 6,000 lumens, and 360-degree installation flexibility, the new professional F7 series further expands Acer’s comprehensive line of high-quality projectors for business, education and consumer applications.
Acer Expands its Predator Gaming Line with VR-Ready Notebooks and Desktops
At Acer’s next@acer Global Press Conference in New York today, the company announced new notebooks, desktops and monitors in its powerful and award-winning Predator gaming line. The new Predator 17 X notebook and compact Predator G1 desktop include top-of-the line computing technology and are NVIDIA GeForce VR-Ready , as well as ready for virtual reality (VR) devices from Oculus, HTC Vive, OSVR and StarVR.
Acer Debuts Switch Alpha 12 Liquid-Cooled 2-in-1 Notebook
Acer today announced the new Switch Alpha 12 2-in-1 notebook with Windows 10, which delivers a heightened level of mobility with Acer LiquidLoop™ cooling, excellent performance, and an ultra-slim, flexible notebook-to-tablet design that is both elegant and sturdy – helping people do more.
The Xplova X5: Industry’s First Cycling Computer with Video Recording Capabilities
Xplova, a wholly owned subsidiary of Acer, today announced the X5 cycling computer for cycling enthusiasts, and Xplova Moment App for casual cyclists. The Xplova X5 is the industry’s first cycling computer with video recording capabilities, and targets a growing enthusiast market with a focus on cycling club captains, event organizers, media and other members of the community.
Acer’s New Liquid M330 Smartphone Delivers the Essentials in a Sleek, Affordable Design
Acer today introduces its new Liquid M330 smartphone and will make it available through Microsoft Stores in the United States this month. Outfitted with Windows 10 Mobile, it’s intuitive and provides the essential features required to satisfy those looking for a simple and affordable smartphone.
Acer Launches World’s First Chromebase for meetings Solution
Acer today announced the world’s first touchscreen Chromebase for meetings (CA24V), an all-in-one, dedicated video conference system. For those who need a dedicated videoconferencing device in small conference rooms or executive offices, this solution includes all of the hardware, software, and services needed in one package, along with 24/7 technical support, and easy administration through Chrome Device Management.
Acer Predator Z850 Gaming Projector: Ultra-Wide Images, Ultra-Short Throw Convenience
Acer, the world’s third largest brand for projectors, today announced the availability of its award-winning Predator Z850 gaming projector. The Predator Z850 is the world’s first ultra-wide HD laser projector designed for gaming, and expands Acer’s Predator gaming product portfolio which also includes desktops, notebooks, tablets, and monitors. For its outstanding design featuring red accents and a black chassis with geometric lines, the Predator Z850 was lauded as a CES 2016 Innovation Award Honoree.
Acer Debuts World’s First Chromebook with 14-hour Battery Life
Acer today expands its line of award-winning Chromebooks with the Acer Chromebook 14, the industry’s first model that provides long battery life of up to 14 hours.(1) In addition, this is Acer’s first model with a large 14-inch display and an all-aluminum chassis. It is priced at just $299.99 USD, making it ideal for students, businesses and anyone who wants a computer with style and great value.
grandPad® and Acer Announce Strategic Partnership
Today grandPad®, a provider of technology solutions specifically designed for senior citizens, and Acer, one of the world’s top 5 PC companies, announced a strategic partnership, where Acer makes an equity investment in grandPad.
Acer Reports 2015 Full Year Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$263.78B (US$7.98B), Operating Income NT$939M (US$28.4M), Net Income NT$604M (US$18.3M), Gross Profit Margin 9.4%
Acer Inc. announces the financial results for fiscal 2015 and the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015, following approval by its Board of Directors.
Acer Separates New and Core Businesses to Accelerate Corporate Transformation
Acer announced the division of its core and new businesses into two groups. The new structure will address the diverse development needs of IT hardware products versus cloud services, smart devices and e-businesses, allowing for each group the independence to focus within its ecosystem. The division will encourage the optimization of each business model, enhance the allocation of operational resources, propel organic growth, and accelerate the overall company transformation.
Acer Philippines Celebrates Success Across the Board: PCs, Notebooks, Displays, Smartphones
Acer is celebrating success across multiple product lines in the Philippines. Acer has led the notebook market for a decade (2006-2015) with between 28-35% market share, and has been the leader in total PCs for seven consecutive years (2009 – 2015) with 15-21% market share, according to data by IDC1.
Acer America Names New Leadership Team for Latin America Operations
Acer America today announced the appointment of Jorge Tuñon and Francisco de Castro as general managers of Acer Latin America. Tuñon and de Castro currently manage Acer’s operations in Chile via their distribution company Netnow. While they will continue to own and run Netnow in Chile, they will now also manage Acer’s entire Latin American sales operation, based in Miami. Acer’s sales operations in Brazil and Mexico will remain under its current leadership.
Acer Scores Five iF Design Awards in 2016
Acer has scored five winning entries in the computer category at the 2016 iF Design Awards, one of the most coveted international design awards. The awarded products include a desktop and monitor from the Predator gaming line, a modular mini PC, and two high-end monitors.
Acer Monitors Rank No. 1 in North American Retail Market in 2015
Acer was the No. 1 ranking brand for LCD monitors in the US retail market for year 2015, according to global information company, The NPD Group . Acer led the market with more than 20 percent market share and grew 26 percent year-on-year for unit shipments, far exceeding the industry average of 6 percent.
Acer Expands Flagship Liquid Jade Smartphone Series with the Liquid Jade 2
Acer today announced the Liquid Jade 2, an elegant Android smartphone designed for a superior multimedia experience. It features a brilliant AMOLED screen supporting 100% of the NTSC color gamut, and high-resolution audio with virtual surround sound, providing enjoyable entertainment anytime, anywhere.
Acer Showcases BYOC Solutions for Connected Car, Business, Education, and Smart Home at Mobile World Congress 2016
Acer is showcasing its latest BYOC (Build Your Own Cloud™) developments at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona, in the fields of connected car, smart home, business, and education. Acer identified these fields as key applications of the IoB (Internet of Beings) concept, a human-centric network based on a collective of intelligence.
The Adventure is Now with the New Acer Liquid Zest Series Smartphones
Acer today unveiled the Acer Liquid Zest series smartphones, the Liquid Zest and Liquid Zest 4G, for those who are looking to perfectly balance a social and active lifestyle. Acer developed the Liquid Zest series for those who are social media savvy, and enjoy streaming music whilst connecting with their friends on the go. Featuring Android 6.0, the two smartphones are easy to use and customize, enabling a vivid multimedia experience with cameras that are perfect for taking photos and recording videos to capture your adventure.
Victorinox Swiss Army and Acer Infuse Smart Technology into Lifestyle Products
Victorinox, a manufacturer of high quality Swiss lifestyle products, and Acer, one of the world’s top five personal computer companies, today announced a partnership to introduce wearable technology into Victorinox Swiss Army’s portfolio. The two companies will unveil their first product resulting from this partnership, a smart accessory for Victorinox Swiss Army’s I.N.O.X. watch collection, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona.
Acer Empowers Education with the Game-Changing TravelMate B117
Acer today announced its new TravelMate B117 notebook, tailor-made for the education market and powered by Windows 10 Pro. It’s the first notebook to support the Acer TeachSmart solution, which enables new ways of classroom interaction, and empowers teachers with tools and cloud-based services to distribute class materials and collect assignments digitally.
Acer Scores Fourteen Taiwan Excellence Awards
Acer Revo Build mini PC and Z3-700 portable all-in-one desktop nominated for Gold and Silver awards
Acer Showcases Cloud-Based Remote Healthcare Solutions with BYOC™ Partners
As the information and communications technology industry is going through a paradigm shift from PC-centric, mobile-centric, to IoT (Internet of Things)-centric, Acer has proposed the new IoB (Internet of Beings) concept, a human-centric network based on a collective of intelligence. Acer today showcased its latest developments in the healthcare realm, which it identifies as one of the key areas of the IoB. At its BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud) showcase in Las Vegas, Acer displayed solutions based on the Acer Open Platform (AOP) with its hardware partners, with applications spanning from health monitoring to remote diagnostics.
Acer’s Fusion of Premium Design and Technology Sets Apart 2-in-1 Notebook Aspire Switch 12 S
- Acer Snap Hinge™ Gold supports fast data streaming of up to 6Gbps between the tablet and keyboard, resulting in enhanced responsiveness for a consistently quick connection, with uncompromised support of USB 3.0 transfer speeds
- Patented Acer ExoAmp antenna built into anodized aluminum chassis of just 7.85mm thin; ensures a sleek, uninterrupted look with fast and reliable WiFi
- Powered by the latest 6th Generation Intel® Core™ M processors for impressive multi-tasking; Thunderbolt™ 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40Gbps for fast data transfers and hi-res display support
- 4K or Full HD display1 protected by Gorilla® Glass® 4 provides vibrant visuals with IPS technology , while front-facing speakers with Acer TrueHarmony and Dolby® Audio™ Premium provide rich sound with minimal distortion
Acer’s new 11.6-inch Chromebook Delivers Portability with Premium Style
- Nano-imprinted textured aluminum cover provides premium look and feel
- Durable chassis design makes this ideal for consumers’ busy lives
- Up to 9 hours of battery life1 for all-day productivity, fun with quiet fan-less design
- Securely stores data in the cloud for sharing, collaboration; automatic Chrome OS and security updates keep customers safe
Acer Launches Pocket-Friendly 8-inch Android Tablet for Families
Kids Center features simplified user interface, pre-screened content appropriate for children and parental controls
Acer Launches World’s First Chromebase with Intel® Core™ Processors
- Acer announces the world’s first Chromebase all-in-one desktop with Intel® Core™ processors, combining powerful performance with the simplicity and security of Chrome OS
- Acer Chromebase 24 (CA24I) features the largest screen of all Chrome OS devices on the market, a 23.8-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display with IPS technology
- Optimized for video conferencing, the Chromebase 24 incorporates four digital microphones, and captures the perfect frame with a chassis that can tilt from - 5° to 30°in addition to the adjustable HD webcam
Acer Excites with Game-Changing Monitors: R1 Series, H7 Series and XR Series
- Acer R1 series, world’s thinnest monitors with under 7mm thickness and a ZeroFrame design, maximize the viewing area
- Acer H7 series, world’s first USB Type-C monitors for fast data transfer, displaying and charging functions; boasts built-in 100 percent sRGB color gamut technology
- Acer XR342CK sports a curved UltraWide QHD (3440x1440) display with 100 percent sRGB gamut technology and 6-axis color adjustment for a perfect picture; base can swivel from -30 to +30 degrees
- All monitors reduce eye strain through Acer EyeProtect technology and provide outstanding color performance thanks to IPS1 panels supporting 178 degree wide viewing angles and Acer ColorPlus
New Acer TravelMate P648 Commercial Notebook, the Ultimate Professional Road Warrior
- With 6th generation Intel® Core™ processors, the Acer TravelMate P648 series commercial notebooks deliver speed and performance for maximum productivity and multi-tasking for business travelers and other professionals
- Industry’s first notebook to feature Qualcomm Atheros 802.11ad multi-band wireless connectivity for networking, for up to 10 times faster speeds than 802.11ac, and Thunderbolt™ 3 for ultrafast data transfer and 4K displays
- Built to withstand the rigors of travel, the series features an ultra-slim and robust design with 14-inch carbon with glass fiber-protected lids, spill-resistant keyboards and commercial grade reliability
- Powerful and secure computing with 512MB1 solid state drives and corporate-level features, including triple display support and leading manageability and security tools
- Multiple configurations to meet a range of budgets, the series offers up to an Intel® Core™ i7 processor with vPro options, Full HD IPS display and NVIDIA® GeForce® 840M discrete graphics
- Optional ProDock with a wide port range is perfect for use in the office
- Up to 8 hours2 of battery life, enough for a transcontinental flight
Multitasking Multiplied: Acer Brings Productivity to the Next Level with the Liquid Jade Primo Smartphone
- Enhanced productivity for professionals through Continuum, allowing Windows 10 universal apps to provide a PC-like experience when the smartphone is connected with a secondary display
- Award-winning Acer Liquid Jade design DNA with sleek and slim profile, curved back cover that fits comfortably in the hand, and 2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass screen
- First-class visual experience with 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED on-cell touch display, 21MP AF rear camera with dual LED flash, and 8MP wide-angle selfie cam.
- Superior multitasking powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 808 processor, with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory. LTE Cat. 6 and 802.11ac MIMO connectivity options make downloads a snap.
- Enterprise-grade security and device management features allow corporate IT personnel to help users be productive while safeguarding company information
Acer Brings Latest Intel® RealSense™ Technology to its Powerhouse Aspire V Nitro Black Edition Notebooks
Acer today introduced the latest Intel® RealSense™ short range camera to its top-of-the-line “Black Edition” Aspire V Nitro notebooks.