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Major Taiwanese computer maker and Tablet PC pioneer

Founded in 1976, Acer ranks among the world's top five branded PC vendors. In 2000, Acer spun-off its manufacturing operation to focus its resources on developing technologically advanced, user-friendly solutions. The decision to support the sales of its product lines through specific marketing activities that best utilise distribution channels, has allowed Acer to achieve excellent results worldwide.

Overcoming the barriers between people and technology: This is Acers long-term mission, to allow anyone to use and benefit from technology. Acer is renowned for the development and manufacture of sophisticatedly and intuitively designed, easy to use products.

Acer is the EMEA region leader in the notebook sector, holding 18% market share in Q1 2005. Confirming its leadership in the EMEA notebook market, Acer ranks first in 13 countries: Italy, Spain, Austria, Holland, Switzerland, The Czech Republic, Russia, Portugal, Belgium, Denmark, Poland, Hungary and The Slovakian Republic.

Acers product range includes PC notebooks and Desktops, servers and storage systems, monitors, peripheral devices, digital devices, LCD TVs and e-business solutions for business, Government, Education and home users. Acer employs 5,400 people throughout the world and has created a consolidated sales and service network in more than 100 countries. Revenues reached US $7 billion in 2004.

We might add that Acer has been playing an on-again/off-again role in Tablet PCs and slates. The company was the first to offer a Tablet PC Convertible when Microsoft reintroduced the pen computer in 2002, and then followed up with a variety of Tablet PC convertible notebooks of various sizes and weights. As of early 2007, none are listed anymore at Acer USA.

TravelMate C110
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