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Acer getting into AI

by on16 February 2016

Well everyone else has

Acer has announced that it is looking to release some VR products in the first half of 2016.

Company CEO Jason Chen, adding that the company is also planning a series of starting from the Mobile World Congress 2016.

Chen warned that the technology is not quite baked yet. The market also to integrate with other software and hardware technologies. Acer is developing VR products with its existing technologies and hopes the product line will open up new business opportunities.

Things are looking up for Acer. It has been performing rather strong in Germany and is seeing strong sales of its standard LCD monitors and gaming LCD monitors and PCs.

Acer's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform also recently went online in Germany. Several local airports and highway large display systems are connected with the BYOC platform, which is managed by Acer and its Germany-based partner.

This makes up for the weakening demand in Brazil and Russia. This is mostly because oil prices have been dropping. Acer thinks this is short term and will stay in these markets and try to remain profitable until these countries resume growth, Chen said.

Last modified on 16 February 2016
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