Acer bags numerous prizes at the Taiwan Exellence Awards

By Melvyn Tan on Feb 17, 2017

Taiwanese company Acer has recently won several awards at the Taiwan Exellence Awards, including the Taiwan Excellence Gold award for its Predator 21 X Gaming Notebook.

First revealed at IFA 2016 in Berlin, the  is the first notebook to come with a curved 21-inch IPS display (2560 x 1080). It also offers wide-angle viewing, a 120Hz refresh rate, integrated Tobii eye-tracking technology, NVIDIA G-SYNC technology. Instead of a single graphics card, it carries two GTX 1080 GPUs in SLI and also comes with an overclockable seventh-gen Intel Core i7-7820HK CPU.

Acer also won the Taiwan Excellence Silver award with its Predator Z850 Gaming Projector, which is the world’s first ultra-wide HD laser projector that was built for gaming. It features a 24:9 ultra-wide HD resolution (1920 x 720) that displays a 50% wider image than a traditional 16:9 screen resolution, and also sports ultra-short-throw technology that allows it to project a 120-inch screen at a short distance of 47 cm (18.5 inches).

Acer took home six awards in total, with the others accorded to its Swift 7 ultra-thin notebook, ProDesigner (BM320) monitor, XR382CQK curved monitor and the abUC[1] unified communications solution. The Swift 7 is the first notebook in the world to measure less than 1cm in thickness, while the abUC improves on the traditional PBX (Private Branch Exchange) system and offers improved manageability and security.

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, and is now in its 25h year. 

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A secretly eccentric college student who mostly plays shooters on PC, although his gaming interests also extend to sneaking around in sizeable environments and slashing at things. He prefers his turn-based strategy games to involve miniatures and dice, and thinks that NieR: Automata's 2B is waifu material.
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