Today’s factory environment …..
Developments within a multitude of industries have created demand for newer automation technologies that are driving, what we knew as ‘traditional factories’ – into factories that are increasingly dependent on technology to drive and control their internal processes. The increasing need for machine vision and predictive maintenance solutions – and the new era of Industry 4.0, making our factories ‘smarter,’ only serves to drive the advancement of advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and data acquisition within today’s factory environment.
As a result of the above, factories are continually increasing their productivity; improving their production yields, lowering their attrition(improving overall efficiencies), improving product quality and lowering production costs in today’s manufacturing industries.
In today’s modern manufacturing environment many applications such as machine vision and robotics, require high levels of computing performance, security, efficient data transfer rates and wide ranging and flexible I/O. Conversely, factory automation solutions require low-power consumption, reliability and cost-effectiveness.
With a wide range of industrial-grade Industrial IPC solutions, BVM ensure the provision of long life time availabilities of products (with subsequent continuation programs after EOL), capable of working both in ambient and wide temperature ranges in harsh environment conditions. As you develop your business to take advantage of the technological advances being made within automated manufacturing, BVM are here to advise and help you along the way if and when you need us.
Products - Motherboards
Industrial-grade motherboards are designed with both ambient temperature & extended temperature ranges for industrial automation applications.
For the more hardy factory environments, BVM can provide products that have endured extensive thermal testing at each stage of their manufacture. With typical operational temperatures between -40ºC to 85ºC, our wide range of motherboard products can reduce failure rates during operation in extreme environmental conditions.
Motherboards not only need to be operational in extreme temperatures but across a wide range of voltages. Unstable or incorrect supply voltages may damage electronic components, causing system failure, so we provide motherboards that support wide input voltage ranges (typically 9~36V) offering you the opportunity to develop durable and fault resistant plant or automated equipment.
Our motherboard platforms include mini-ITX, Pico-ITX, 3.5” and 4.5” SBC, microATX, and ATX to hopefully cover a wide range of automation applications. As well as off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, BVM also offer tailored or bespoke solutions to suit your exact needs. If you want to more about our services in this area – see Our Work
In today’s modern manufacturing environment many applications, such as machine vision and robotics, require high levels of computing performance, security, efficient data transfer rates and wide ranging/ flexible I/O configurations. Conversely, some factory automation solutions require low-power consumption, reliability and cost-effectiveness.
With our complete industrial-grade motherboard line, you as the customer can choose from a wide variety of form factors, I/O combinations and processor solutions to meet the demands of your product functionality.
Products – Embedded Systems
Where embedded systems are concerned, the latest Intel CPU’s are deal processors for factory automated applications such as machine vision systems. They come with high image processing capability (for precise image capturing via high resolution camera’s) and multiple expansion slots for graphics or capture cards. Supporting a range of environments with active-cooling and fanless models, a good cross selection of application requirements can be met. Typically for machine vision applications, important features such PoE ports and high-speed USB 3.0 for cameras serve applications well. As with our motherboard solutions, power inputs in the extended voltage range of 9-36V are supported.
With our complete industrial-grade embedded system PC’s, you as the customer can choose from a wide variety of outer case form factors, I/O combinations and processor solutions to meet the demands of your product functionality.
Products – Panel PC’s
With a wide range of TFT panels inclusive of a touch screen interface types, the user can interrogate & control equipment parameters and monitor operational conditionsfor a diverse range of HMI requirements in manufacturing and process automation. Our panel PC’s are provided with either resistive touch or projected capacitive touch technologies, enabling the operator to touch control the PC via gloved input, whilst at the same time, simultaneously retaining mechanical robustness, resistance to water, corrosive liquids, dust, and moisture.
With our complete industrial-grade Panel PC’s, you as the customer choose from a wide variety of TFT Screen sizes, I/O combinations and processor solutions to meet the demands of your product functionality.
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