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25 February 2010 - News

Acer Technology: Supporting the Games

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Acer Technology: Supporting the Games ©IOC/Chirs Furlong

Acer is the latest member of the Worldwide TOP Partner of the Olympic Movement, in the Computing Equipment category, for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Acer has opened a 600sqm interactive showcase in the heart of Vancouver, at LiveCity Yaletown Olympic Site. The Pavilion will invite an expected 600,000 visitors from around the world to share Acer’s vision of the pursuit of excellence in sport and technology.

The PC infrastructure provided by Acer to power the Olympic Games covers the entire Olympic complex. 6,200 desktops and laptops and 4,700 monitors have been deployed to serve the numerous venues: the Technology Operations Centre (TOC), both Media Centers, the Vancouver and Whistler Olympic Villages, the Vancouver Organising Committee (VANOC) headquarters and nine competition venues.

For the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Acer has created four PC Lounges in both the Vancouver and Whistler Olympic Villages. The Acer Internet Cafés provide athletes with 100 fully-equipped stations with broadband Internet access, printer capabilities and social networking platforms.

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