LOS ANGELES, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With HD DVD drives already owning
a 70%(1) share of the notebook PC market worldwide, the North American HD
DVD Promotional Group today announced that Acer, the world's No. 4 PC
vendor, has officially joined the Group.
"We're pleased that Acer is now a member of the North American HD DVD
Promotional Group," said Ken Graffeo, co-president of the North American HD
DVD Promotional Group. "Acer is already producing a stellar line of HD
DVD-enabled notebook PCs for consumers today and we expect continued strong
demand for their products. Acer's support is one reason HD DVD continues to
be the worldwide leader in the PC market."
"Acer is pleased to join the North American HD DVD Promotional Group to
help bring the freshest technology to more consumers worldwide," said
Campbell Kan, Vice President, Mobile Computing Business Unit, Acer Inc. "We
are confident that our comprehensive HD DVD notebook offers will meet
consumers' demand and expectation for true high definition experience. I
look forward to further promoting the merit of HD DVD, in close
collaboration with the Group."
About HD DVD
HD DVD is the next generation, post-DVD standard for high capacity,
high definition optical discs, approved by the DVD Forum, which develops
and defines DVD formats. Its more than 220 strong membership brings
together leaders in movies and entertainment, computing, consumer
electronics and software. HD DVD is fast becoming the primary visual medium
for the age of high-definition TV. The North American HD DVD Promotional
Group, Inc. is an organization established to promote the HD DVD format and
educate consumers in North America. For more information and a complete
listing of HD DVD launch titles please visit
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SOURCE North American HD DVD Promotional Group