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Acer Introduces the Acer TravelMate B5: The Laptop that Safeguards Children’s Eyesight and Monitors Screen Time

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EduTECH Melbourne, 25 August 2023: In a digital age where children are spending more time on screens, there is increasing need for laptops designed to protect children's eyesight and ensure responsible screen time management. At EduTECH 2023 Acer proudly unveiled its brand new laptop specifically designed with these concerns in mind and tailored for student use, the Travelmate B5.


The Acer TravelMate B5 combines cutting-edge screen monitoring technology, durable design and a commitment to making it an essential tool for students in both education and entertainment.


Protecting eyesight for the future

Acer has taken valuable lessons from the pandemic where students where spending endless hours in front of screens without supervision, and the observation of the negative effects of this prolonged screen exposure on children's eyesight. The Acer TravelMate B5 addresses these concerns with its innovative technology, which tracks the users positioning in relation to the screen, and prompts them to move when they are too close. This helps reduce eye strain and minimise the risk of digital eye fatigue, ensuring that young users can engage with their laptops comfortably and safely.


Promoting responsible screen time

Research from the Australian Institute of Family Studies suggests that excessive screen time for young people aged 5-17 may have negative effects on weight diet, behavioural problems, anxiety, hyperactivity and self-esteem. The Acer TravelMate B5 includes advanced control features to empower parents and guardians in managing their children's screen time. The screen-time manager allows parents to set daily limits on laptop usage, ensuring a balanced routine between online learning, entertainment, and physical activities.


Key features of the Acer TravelMate B5:

  • Screen positioning technology: Smart sensors detect improper positioning to protect young eyes from digital eye strain.
  • Screen time management: Empowers parents to set screen time limits and control access to applications and websites.
  • Powerful performance: up to 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i3 processor combines low power consumption and high performance for a reliable classroom-based solution.
  • Durable Design: Built to withstand the rigours of everyday use, with a rugged exterior, spill resistant keyboard, reinforced IO ports, and a shock-absorbent bumper that protects from drops of up to 122cm.


Unlocking Student Potential

"At Acer, we believe in the responsible use of technology, especially for the younger generation," said said Cameron Anderson, General Manager- Australia Commercial & New Zealand.


"The Acer TravelMate B5 reflects our commitment to creating products that not only excel in performance but also contribute to the well-being of our users. We understand the concerns of parents regarding their children's screen time and eyesight, and we've designed the TravelMate B5 to address those concerns effectively. The TravelMate B5 is a laptop meticulously designed with student-specific features to enhance learning in and out of the classroom.”


Availability and Pricing

The Acer TravelMate B5 is available for purchase through authorised Acer retailers and online stores. The laptop is offered at a competitive price point, making it an accessible option for families looking to prioritise their children's digital wellness.


For more information about the Acer TravelMate B5 and its features, please visit Acer's official website.



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