Industrial Automation and Control Solutions – Industry 4.0 SMART Manufacturing

Industrial Automation and Control Solutions - Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0:
The Future of Industrial Automation and Control in SMART Manufacturing

Advancements across various sectors are propelling demand for modern automation technologies that transform traditional factories into tech-reliant operations. The rise of machine vision, predictive maintenance, and Industry 4.0 highlights the shift towards smarter, more efficient manufacturing processes that enhance productivity, quality and cost-efficiency.

Modern manufacturing demands high-performance computing, robust security, and efficient data handling for applications like machine vision and robotics. On the other hand, factory automation needs low-power solutions that are reliable and economical. BVM offers a variety of durable Industrial IPC solutions designed for long-term use and performance in extreme conditions, backed by ongoing support programs post-EOL. As you leverage these technological advancements, BVM is ready to assist you in enhancing your manufacturing capabilities.

Industrial and Embedded System PCs

Industrial Computers and Embedded Systems are vital for dependable, efficient, and secure functioning in diverse industrial applications

  • High Performance Computing: Utilizes the latest processors from Intel, AMD and ARM, delivering powerful computing capabilities crucial for complex industrial applications.
  • Durability and Reliability: Engineered to withstand harsh industrial environments, including exposure to extreme temperatures, vibrations, and shocks.
  • Enhanced Connectivity Options: Includes multiple I/O ports, Ethernet, USB, and serial connections, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of industrial equipment.
  • Expansion Capability: Supports additional expansion cards for specialized needs, including extra storage, improved graphics, and additional I/O ports.
  • Energy Efficiency: Designed to operate on low power, reducing operational costs while maintaining high performance.
  • Long-Term Availability and Support: Offers extended product lifecycle support to ensure stability and consistency in industrial operations over many years.
  • Wide Range of Operating Temperatures: Functions reliably within a broad range of temperature extremes, suitable for any climatic conditions.
  • Fanless and Fanned Cooling Options: Provides options for either fanless designs, which reduce noise and maintenance, or fanned models for extra cooling requirements.
  • Robust Security Features: Includes advanced security features to protect sensitive industrial data against potential cyber threats.
  • Customization and Scalability: Flexible configurations and scalability options allow customization according to specific industry needs and future expansions.

Explore our range of industrial and embedded systems featuring a variety of processors, compact designs
and extensive I/O choices designed to meet your specific product requirements.

Industrial and Embedded System PCs

Industrial and Embedded System PCs are ready deployable PC solutions coming configured with processor and I/O of choice, memory, storage, operating system – and a whole host of other features depending on application need. BVM have a range of fanless and fanned system choice available – to meet the demands of general Industrial Automation through to in-vehicle or certified rail applications.

BVM can tailor your System PC of choice to your exact specification including processor, memory, storage and operating system.

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Industrial Panel PCs and HMIs

These features make Industrial Panel PCs and HMIs essential for reliable, efficient, and secure operations in various industrial settings

  • Durability: Designed to endure harsh industrial environments with resistance to vibrations, shocks, and extreme temperatures.
  • Touchscreen Technology: Offers both resistive and capacitive touchscreen options to accommodate various industrial conditions, including the use of gloves.
  • High Performance: Equipped with the latest processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM to handle robust applications efficiently.
  • Energy Efficiency: Optimized for low power consumption to reduce operational costs without compromising performance.
  • Connectivity Options: Multiple I/O ports, including USB, Ethernet, and serial connections for enhanced compatibility with other industrial devices.
  • Customizable Configurations: Available in different screen sizes, processor types, and connection options to meet specific operational needs.
  • Water and Dust Resistance: Constructed to withstand exposure to water, dust, and often chemicals, with ratings like IP65, IP66, and IP69K.
  • Extended Product Support: Long-term availability and support to ensure continuity and reliability of operations.
  • Security Features: Enhanced security protocols to protect sensitive industrial data from cyber threats.
  • Ease of Integration: Designed for easy integration into existing operations without extensive modifications.

Choose from a range of TFT screen sizes, I/O options and processors with our industrial-grade Panel PCs.

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Industrial Panel PCs

BVM’s portfolio of industrial touchscreen Panel PCs facilitate applications from process monitoring and parameter control for industrial automation through to power generation and healthcare.  An array of available processor formats, touchscreen types, fanless and fanned cooling ensuring minimum heat dissipation make them ideal solutions for demanding industrial environments.

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IP66/IP69K Stainless Steel Panel PCs

Waterproof, Stainless Steel Panel PCs with an Anti-Corrosion design for use in Harsh and Aggressive Environments where water, dust and dirt are present. The main benefit of these Stainless Steel Waterproof Panel PCs is that their touch-screens are resistive and fully sealed to an IP66 rating, which make them highly suited for use in food preparation areas.

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IP66/IP69K Stainless Steel Monitors

Rugged touchscreen Stainless Steel monitors up to IP69K

  • 8.4″ to 55″ Industrial Stainless Steel Monitors
  • IP69K / IP67 / IP66 / IP65
  • 100% Water / Dust Proof
  • Projected Capacitive Multi-touch / Resistive Touch
  • DisplayPort, HDMI and VGA input

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Industrial Automation and Control Solutions - Industry 4.0 - AI Technologies Machine Learning

AI-based Industry 4.0 Solutions

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the industrial automation sector by enhancing efficiency, reducing costs, and boosting productivity. Innovations in AI-powered technologies, including predictive maintenance, process optimization, and vision systems, are advancing equipment reliability, refining production processes, and elevating the capabilities of robots. These advancements are set to redefine industry operations significantly.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Automation

Here are a few examples of how artificial intelligence (AI) is used in industrial automation:

  • Predictive maintenance: AI predicts equipment failures, improving reliability and easing maintenance plans.
  • Quality control: AI monitors production data in real time to immediately spot and correct defects.
  • Process optimisation: AI identifies trends from data to enhance processes and efficiency.
  • Supply chain management: AI optimizes material flow, reducing waste and boosting efficiency.
  • Predictive analytics: AI forecasts demand and market trends, aiding in production and inventory adjustments.
  • Robotic process automation: AI automates routine tasks like data entry, boosting efficiency and accuracy.
  • Machine learning: AI enhances machine performance, reducing manual oversight and improving adaptability.

The hardware required to support artificial intelligence (AI) can vary depending on the specific  application and the type of AI being used. Some AI algorithms are computationally intensive and require powerful hardware to run effectively.

Deep learning algorithms, which are used for tasks such as image and speech recognition, typically require specialised hardware such as graphics processing units (GPUs) to run efficiently. GPUs are designed to perform the complex matrix calculations that are required for deep learning – and they can be much faster than traditional central processing units (CPUs) at these types of tasks.

Other types of AI, such as rule-based systems, may not require as much computational power and can be run on standard CPUs.

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When a standard embedded design won’t suffice for what you need, you can always turn to BVM for help and use our custom design and manufacturing services.