Acer’s Predator 21 X Gaming Notebook Wins Top Honor at Taiwan Excellence Awards

Projectors, monitors and unified communications solution also receive recognition

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - 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.

Predator 21 X Gaming Notebook

The Predator 21 X has been grabbing headlines since its unveiling at IFA 2016 in Berlin and is the world’s first notebook to offer a curved 21-inch IPS display (2560 x 1080). Combined with wide-angle viewing, a 120Hz refresh rate, integrated Tobii eye-tracking technology, NVIDIA® G-SYNC technology and dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphic cards in SLI, the Predator 21 X takes the AAA gaming experience to new heights.

Predator Z850 Gaming Projector

The Predator Z850 is the world’s first ultra-wide HD laser projector designed for gaming. The Predator Z850’s 24:9 ultra-wide HD resolution (1920 x 720) expands the gaming experience like never before. It displays a 50% wider image compared to traditional 16:9 screen resolution. It also sports ultra-short-throw technology that allows it to project a 120-inch screen at a remarkably short distance of just 47 cm (18.5 inches).

Acer Swift 7 Ultra-Thin Notebook

The Acer Swift 7 is the world’s first notebook to measure less than 1cm thin. Measuring a mere 9.98mm (0.39 inches) in height and weighing 1.1 kg (2.48 pounds), its streamlined all-aluminum chassis is further accentuated by an elegant black-and-gold dual tone design. It also sports tough Corning® Gorilla® Glass, which adds superior scratch resistance to the 13.3-inch display, and the latest wireless technology (2x2 802.11ac with MU-MIMO) delivers smooth and reliable connectivity.

Acer ProDesigner™ (BM320) Monitor

The Acer ProDesigner™ (BM320) monitor is a 32-inch 4K2K display designed for professional level color accuracy and performance. It has a bevy of features to enhance image color and quality, including 100% of both sRGB and Adobe RGB. The monitor is optimized for video editing as well. It covers 100% of the REC. 709 and 90% of the DCI-P3 color spaces for optimal color precision. In addition, it is calibrated to achieve a low Delta E average of <1.

Acer XR382CQK Curved Monitor

The Acer XR382CQK monitor is a 37.5-inch 21:9-ratio QHD-resolution monitor with a 2300R curvature. It features 178-degree viewing angles, 100% sRGB gamut coverage and AMD FreeSync technology to offer a smooth gaming experience without stuttering and tearing. The monitor also supports Picture-in-Picture (PiP) and Picture-by-Picture (PbP) display modes that allow gamers to fully customize their monitor setup.

abUC1 Unified Communications Solution

abUC is an innovative software-defined communication service that improves upon the traditional PBX system and offers a major advancement in manageability and security, while lowering total cost of ownership for organizations. For an organization’s employees, the solution offers them a more dynamic platform, allowing easier integration of cross-platform communications, which helps them increase productivity in the office or out in the field.

About the Taiwan Excellence Award

2017 Taiwan Excellence Award winners were selected from 1,188 entries from hundreds of Taiwanese companies, and evaluated against criteria including R&D, design, quality, and marketing strategy, by a panel of industry professionals. In its 25th year, the Taiwan Excellence Award program was established by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs to promote ingenuity in product and technological innovation from the Taiwan.

[i] Originally known as abPBX during the award evaluation process, the solution has since been rebranded as abUC.

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