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Halle Berry Pretties up AOC Monitors Used in 'The Call' Movie

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There's nothing like a pretty face to sell a product!

Some may hit the new suspense thriller "The Call," which opens this weekend in theaters, to drool over Halle Berry. Others may simply choose to drool over the number of AOC monitors used in the film's 911 emergency call center. AOC is hoping for the latter because, well, it drums up business. But pushing Halle Berry's face in front of the AOC logo won't exactly hurt business either.

According to AOC, the movie will mostly take place in a large, high-tech emergency call center with dozens of workstations equipped with panoramic monitor setups. Up to six AOC 23-inch LED displays are used in each setup, and more than 150 units are featured prominently throughout the film. Talk about product placement!

Fans wanting a similar setup in their home office can now win at least one 23-inch ultra-slim monitor thanks to a contest presented by AOC. Up for grabs is the AOC Aire Black LED (e2343fk), a glossy piano-black monitor featuring "one of the world’s slimmest display panels." It offers a 50,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio, 5 ms response time, WLED Backlighting, and a DVI-D with HDCP input. It also boasts a thickness of a mere 0.5-inch.

AOC's 23-inch monitor comes packed with the company's Screen+ software, which divides the area into four separate panes, each displaying a different window. To access a window, simply drag it to a corresponding pane.

"Work in four unique windows – or work in one window, while you chat with a close friend on your favorite social network in a second window, then check your email in a third window and read the news on a fourth," the company said. "The combinations and possibilities are endless."

To win this cool 23-inch ultra-slim monitor, simply go to AOC's Facebook page here, "Like" the company, and fill out the short form. Sorry, Halle Berry isn't part of the package.

 

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    wavetrex , March 15, 2013 11:13 PM
    Let's all just brag on the internet with our huge expensive displays, that will solve all the world's problems.
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    ricardok , March 15, 2013 10:05 PM
    The width of those bezels are too damn high!
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    samwelaye , March 15, 2013 10:27 PM
    so its essentially one long commercial?
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    Shankovich , March 15, 2013 10:29 PM
    Never used AOC before, but I like their prices......I do have to set up a CAD workstation soon....:) 
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    bryonhowley , March 15, 2013 10:32 PM
    Looks nice but I could never use a monitor that small again after getting use to my 3x Asus 27" monitors.
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    wavetrex , March 15, 2013 11:13 PM
    Let's all just brag on the internet with our huge expensive displays, that will solve all the world's problems.
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    razor512 , March 16, 2013 12:51 AM
    Used their monitors before, newegg was awesome with the refund after 2 of their monitors in a row were full of dead pixels. (currently using an asus monitor)
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    abbadon_34 , March 16, 2013 1:36 AM
    This whole thing pretty pathetic, especially that pic of her 'fro, give me Swordfish at least
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    ralanahm , March 16, 2013 5:03 AM
    the link for contest doesn't go to contest just to product info.
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    christop , March 16, 2013 5:14 AM
    Monster bezel... Pass
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    s3anister , March 16, 2013 2:56 PM
    I find it really hard to get excited about any monitors when they're all the same ~96ppi displays. Give me something with a higher pixel density and I'd care!
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    slomo4sho , March 16, 2013 5:34 PM
    Is this what we consider "NEWS" these days?
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    tobalaz , March 16, 2013 9:01 PM
    Throw in Halle Berry and I'll order 100!
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    zybch , March 17, 2013 2:48 AM
    samwelayeso its essentially one long commercial?

    Well this 'story' certainly was. What an unashamed puff-piece!
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    Cy-Kill , March 17, 2013 12:23 PM
    I've never heard of AOC before this article, what makes their monitors so special over other similiar monitors?
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    JonnyDough , March 17, 2013 4:38 PM
    Am I the only one who isn't that impressed with Halle?
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    WyomingKnott , March 18, 2013 9:21 AM
    Is is just that I am nearsighted, or is there no way on that link to win one?

    Cy-Kill, what's special is their product placement. Like the Oracle rack in "The Avengers."
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    robochump , March 18, 2013 12:06 PM
    JonnyDoughAm I the only one who isn't that impressed with Halle?


    Well the director actually tone her looks down. I mean come on, the char is a dispatcher and not often they are Hollywood hot!!! lol Besides that AOC monitors are cheap so throw them in as cheap props :)