Acer's new $799 Chromebase all-in-one PC is optimized for video conferencing

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While others have fallen by the wayside, Acer continues to support the Chromebase all-in-one PC platform, but with its latest Chrome-running desktop, the company is shifting its approach from the home to the enterprise.

Dubbed Chromebase for meetings, the system has been fine-tuned to support video conferencing. The unit features a 24-inch touchscreen full HD display (1,920×1,080 resolution) with an integrated adjustable HD webcam and quartet of microphones to capture the voices of one or two participants at each location. The Chromebase can host Google Hangouts for up to 25 people while using Google Apps, though you don’t need a Google account to join a conference.

Video chats aside, the Chromebase operates…

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