Connect, Share, Play, and Shield the Acer Way

Posted: May 4, 2011 in Tech
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Mr. Manuel Wong, Acer Philippines’ General Manager

ACER is out on a mission to improve computer connection, file sharing and protection together with the releases of their latest models of smartphones, laptops, projectors and the new iconia tablet.

Clear.fi and ProShield Security

Acer introduced its “Clear.fi” technology. Connecting our digital devices to one another will now be as easy as plugging them to an electrical outlet. “Clear.fi” is basically defined as a “cross-platform solution that integrates with consumer electronics for media enjoyment and sharing.”

Mr. Gino Villame and Mr. Dio Vasquez, Acer Philippines’ Assistant Product Manager and Product Manager, discussing the Clear.fi technology

“Clear.fi is Acer’s answer to our everyday problems of connecting our digital devices whether we are at home or on the go. With the power of “Clear.fi” and Acer’s innovative products, it’s all about making our digital lives much easier,” explains Mr. Manuel Wong, General Manager of Acer (Philippines), Inc.

The idea behind “Clear.fi” is that it provides the answer to consumers’ wishes to have their digital media seamlessly and flawlessly integrated to one another to provide them easy access for more convenience and practical enjoyment. “Clear.fi” makes it easy for users to acquire, store, access and ultimately enjoy their digital content such as music, videos and photos anywhere within their home or from the Internet. The technology allows for browsing, managing, printing and sharing of digital photos, watching movies from any device in the home network, or publishing content from any device to your favorite networking sites like Facebook, Flickr or YouTube. Just connect any device to the home network and Acer’s “clear.fi” software will auto-detect these devices.

Acer also brought in their new weapon for valuable IT investments against unwanted attacks and other vulnerabilities with the Acer’s ProShield Security. This all-in-one embedded security solution thoroughly addresses many known vulnerabilities like unauthorized access, local storage protection and network security.

The Acer ProShield Security offers a total of five pillars of protection — Credential Manager, which features pre-boot authentication to prevent access and manipulation of passwords; BIOS Migration involves securing the BIOS to secure the system against unwanted access; Data Encryption protects the company’s or a user’s sensitive data in the case of PC theft; Data Removal is your virtual file shredder, especially when the system is recycled or disposed of and lastly, the Remote Manageability, which is an Acer ProShield Security module that allows the Acer Client Manager to control the Acer ProShield Security functions even from a remote location.

Iconia Smart S300

The cutting-edge Acer Iconia Smart S300 is an unbelievable mobile phone equipped with tablet capabilities and powered by LED TV technology. Via Android 2.3 Gingerbread browser that gives its users the option to browse original websites instead of using a corresponding and limited website application, it provides for the power to browse the web fast and completely. For movie buffs, get exceptional 1024 x 480 resolution and Flash 10.1 support on a very wide 4.8” screen as you play movies on a full screen sans the distortion, and even patch them from the Iconia Smart S300 to your TV via HDMIA. Control media sharing at home for streaming, gaming and posting with an Acer Clear.fi console.

Aspire One D257

The second-generation Aspire One Happy evokes several attributes that users will find to their liking. It brings out eco-friendly performance with the new-generation low-power consumption processor, Intel Atom N570 dual-core (1MB L2 cache, 1.66 GHz, DDR3 667 MHz, 8.5). Together with the Mobile Intel NM10 Express Chipset and 2GB DDR3 memory, expect a no-nonsense computing performance from this diminutive dynamo.

The integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 is also one reason why the Aspire One Happy is a big favorite, and the 500GB hard drive that allows for more storage space for important files despite the Aspire One Happy’s small form factor. Its 10.1-inch (WSVGA) resolution, high-brightness Acer CineCrystal LED-backlit TFT LCD screen lets the users enjoy viewing videos and photos in full clarity or when talking to a loved one through the built-in Web cam.

Iconia Tab A500

Acer announced the release of its first 10.1-inch tablet based on the Android™ 3.0 (Honeycomb) platforms with an impressive set of performance, entertainment, and connectivity features housed within a slim and smart 10.1-inch metal unibody cover, the Acer Iconia Tab A500 is a tablet that’s designed to dazzle.

The tablet also has built-in Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity features, while Acer’s clear.fi technology connects all Acer devices—Smartphones, laptops, desktops, HD media players, and storage devices—on a network for instant digital media sharing.

The Acer Iconia Tab A500 comes equipped with a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus capabilities and a LED flash that enables high-definition (720p) video recording; a built-in 2-megapixel front camera, meanwhile, makes self-portraits, video calls and conferencing, social media sharing, and online Google Talk conversations easy and fun, performed with a few finger taps.

Acer U5200 Projector

Acer presents the Acer U5200 Digital Light Processing (DLP) projector that targets the education market to bring teaching and learning to a whole new level. Among its key features is the LAN control that includes monitoring, remote power on/off, remote projection management, multiple-projector control, among others.

For more flexibility, the Acer U5200 also offers the USB Slide Show to enable the display of photos or slide shows directly from a USB so no need for a PC, and a low noise level for clearer audio during corporate presentations or simple entertainment.

One remarkable feature of the Acer U5200 is the advanced mirror-reflection type of ultra-short throw projection. This allows images to remain sharp and accurate even at a close distance of 13cm with a diagonal of up to 77”. Despite the closeness to the screen, shadowing effect is eliminated including the beam hitting the presenter’s eyes. This innovation is good even in small rooms but can still project large images, giving greater flexibility and maxxed viewing comfort, a good set up for schools.

And the other thing great about the Acer U5200 projector is its ability to project 3D images, perfect in making teaching aids transform and provide a breath-taking 3D experience, made possible by the DLP 3D Ready technology. All you need is a flat surface of the room wall and you’ve got a 3D screen.

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