Acer launches IoT starter kit in EMEA

Cloud Professor helps to code and create on the IoT using mobile devices
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Acer has announced the availability of its CloudProcessor IoT starter kit in EMEA at the 2017 BETT show in London. “Basic IT skills and an understanding of the technology underpinning the modern world will be essential to daily life in the next few years. Acer CloudProfessor is part of Acer’s contribution to ensuring today’s students are prepared for the world they graduate into” said Maverick Shih, president of the BYOC smart products business at Acer.

Acer CloudProfessor is a IoT starter kit, combining hardware, software and the cloud. The kit comes with access to Acer´s Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC), an ecosystem with partners from multiple layers of the industry from chipset, sensor, operating system, middleware, to application vendors. This pre-programmed connectivity means users can plug and play with their devices and creations.

CloudProfessor has been designed to run on smartphone and tablet apps.

The kit will be available in the UK and EMEA regions in the first half of 2017.

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