Acer unveils the eKinekt bike desk for active, sustainable lifestyles


In 2020, the company started making energy drinks called Predator Shot, with a name inspired by Acer’s iconic premium gaming line.

In 2021, Acer launched a subsidiary called acerpure, which manufactures and sells air solution devices.

The launch was timely because while people stayed home most of the time, they also wanted an air purifier that had some extras. In this case, acerpure devices are not just air purifiers. They are also air circulators so that the air in your home is always fresh.


Tiffany Huang, Acer Inc. co-chief operating officer

“One of our missions is to bring innovations to the market and during the pandemic, we did this with acerpure. We continue to listen to what consumers want and we understand their needs,” said Tiffany Huang, co-chief operating officer at Acer Inc.

In the last two to three years, Huang pointed out, many of the products that Acer has created and produced were in response to changes in people’s lifestyles brought about by the pandemic.

This year, Acer continues to heed the call for lifestyle products suited for the new normal with eKinekt BD 3 bike desk.

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The eKinekt BD 3 lets users exercise as they work by using kinetic energy from the rider’s pedaling to power the machine and charge devices.

One hour of constant cycling at 60 RPM on the bike desk can generate 75 watts of self-generated power. The useable energy is then utilized to charge laptops and other devices, so users can get work and still stay active.

Users can seamlessly adjust the bike resistance, seat, and desk height based on desired placement to provide added flexibility and comfort when working or training.

There are two modes users can choose from. In Working Mode, the desk surface moves closer to the chair to let riders sit in an upright position while typing and pedaling. In Sports Mode, the desk top sits further forward, giving more room to lean in, similar to the position on a standard bike or trainer, for added leg space and increased pedaling power.

The well-thought design lets users take advantage of downtime in between work periods to stay energized and do some exercise within a small area. Riders can then seamlessly revert to Working Mode by just sliding the desk surface back into its original position.

The eKinekt BD 3 lets users exercise as they work by using kinetic energy from the rider’s pedaling to power the machine and charge devices.

The eKinekt BD 3 lets users exercise as they work by using kinetic energy from the rider’s pedaling to power the machine and charge devices.

The multi-function bike desk features two USB Type-A ports and a USB Type-C port, allowing for multiple mobile devices to be charged all at once. An LED charging indicator on the back of the bike lights up when pedaling, signaling that kinetic energy is being converted.

The eKinekt’s wide desk surface provides the user with ample working space, while the adjustable table height and seat let them sit in a comfortable position at all times.

For added convenience, it is designed with a bag hook that lets users easily hang their belongings and a designated beverage holder to stay hydrated and avoid spillage when on the bike.

Embodying its long-term commitment to finding the balance between creating innovative solutions while protecting the planet, the eKinekt BD 3’s desk top and the casing that protects the bike’s components are made from post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic.

Finally, the eKinekt’s user-friendly companion app provides real-time information to check riding duration, distance and speed, while indicating the estimated number of calories burned and watts generated when pedaling.

For more accurate tracking, riders can input personal information such as height, weight, gender, and age on their app profiles. It also records workout history for users to track their progress and compare results over time.

Exact specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, visit www.acer.com.

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