While CES 2023 does not officially start until Thursday, January 5, Acer has already started its announcements. Among these, we find the eKinekt BD 3, a bike-office that allows you to exercise while working, and to use the energy generated to charge your mobile devices.
The development of telework is an opportunity for manufacturers to offer new products. It is obviously this market that Acer is targeting with its bike-office eKinekt BD 3presented to Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2023 this week in Las VegasVegas.
The device combines a stationary bike with a computer desk, and allows you to work while pedaling. The user can thus charge his smartphone and laptop while exercising. The desk is equipped with two USB A ports and one USB C port, which allows you to connect several devices simultaneously. According to Acer, you only need to pedal at 60 revolutions per minute to generate 75 horsepower.wattswatts. That’s not enough to take advantage of the latest fast-charging technologies in some smartphones, whose chargers can now reach 240 watts, but it should still be able to charge multiple devices simultaneously.
Work mode and sport mode
The eKinekt BD 3 comes with a applicationapplication mobile, and also incorporates a LCD screenLCD screen to view exercise information, such as durationduration, the number of calories burned and the power generated. It is possible to adjust the height of the desk and the seat in order to find the most comfortable position. The office bike also has a work mode and a sport mode. The first mode brings the desk closer to be able to work while being upright, the second moves it away to make more room for pedaling and leaning forward.
Acer has opted for recycled plastic, and has equipped the eKinekt BD 3 with a cup holder and a hook to hang your bag. The office bike will be available from June at a price of 999 euros.