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Acer rolls out new Predator gaming monitors, laptop with Tobii eye-tracking

Continuing the string of gaming monitor announcements, Acer released three new Predator monitors at the company’s IFA 2016 press conference yesterday August 31 in Berlin.

The models, the Z271T, XB251HQT, and XB271HUT models all have Tobii eye-tracking built in, allowing the game to reorient the field of vision in accordance to the direction of the eyes.

The Z271T, seen here, is a 27" curved monitor with Tobii eye-tracking
The Z271T, seen here, is a 27″ curved monitor with Tobii eye-tracking

The 27-inch Z271T is a full-HD screen 1920×1080 with 1800R curvature and a refresh rate of 144 Hz. The XB251HQT and the XB271HUT are flat screen, ZeroFrame monitors at 24.5 and 27 inches respectively.

Acer also debuted its flagship Predator 21 X, the world’s first notebook with a curved screen display with a resolution of 2560×1080 at 21 inches. It houses a 7th Generation Intel processor, and an NVIDIA GTX 1080.

The 21 X is the first gaming laptop with a curved screen
The 21 X is the first gaming laptop with a curved screen

Tobii Tech president Oscar Werner said, “Acer’s integration of eye tracking in four different gaming devices at once is the most solid demonstration of the industry’s growing belief in eye tracking gaming to date.”

Currently, over 40 game titles support Tobii eye-tracking and more games that make use of the technology is in development.