Medical and SMART Healthcare Solutions – EN60601 Certified

Medical and SMART Healthcare Solutions
MEDICAL | PHARMACEUTICAL | HEALTHCARE

BVM offers a variety of Industrial Motherboards, Embedded Systems and Medical Panel PC IPC Solutions for SMART Healthcare Applications.

Flexible, reliable, and certified products are essential in modern healthcare, adapting continuously to meet the needs of medical professionals. Essential medical technologies such as self-check-in terminals, CT systems, ultrasound systems, medical imaging and nurse stations require computers that offer stability, efficiency and high-resolution graphics.

Healthcare providers aim to deliver quality, patient-centered care in a comfortable setting, necessitating a range of medical equipment like point-of-care terminals, patient monitoring systems, medical imaging nursing carts, and portable diagnostic tools.

With the growing needs of smart healthcare, BVM offers a broad selection of medical embedded products, from motherboard-level solutions like standard boards and Mini-ITX boards to more comprehensive solutions like Medical IPC Solutions.


Medical Certified PCs, Panel PCs and Tablets

Medical equipment is designed to meet the demands of healthcare environments, ensuring operational efficiency, reliability, and compliance with medical standards.

  • Powerful Processors: Medical devices use high-performance CPUs like Intel i3, i5, i7, Celeron, and AMD Ryzen to handle complex algorithms and large datasets for tasks like image analysis.
  • Medical Certifications: Certifications like UL60601-1, EN60601-1, and IEC60601-1-2 ensure the safety and reliability of medical devices, meeting international standards for medical electrical equipment.
  • Antibacterial Surfaces: Medical devices often have a medical-grade antibacterial finish to protect against microbes and allow for easy sanitization.
  • Advanced Imaging: To support high-resolution medical imaging and diagnostics, devices feature video capture and graphics cards for intense visual data.
  • Wireless & Wired Connectivity: Medical PCs offer options like WiFi and LAN, with features like 4KV isolation for protection against electrical disturbances.
  • Noise-Free Operation: Fanless and silent systems are essential in places like surgical theaters, reducing distractions and dust accumulation.
  • Durability & ESD Resistance: Robust design ensures equipment withstands harsh cleaning and resists electrostatic discharges, critical in medical environments.

Our OEM partners have vast experience in assisting customers with designing products compliant with worldwide standards
– such as

ISO 9001:2008, CE, FCC Class B, UL

and medical-related certifications to satisfy in-operation safety & quality requirements

ISO 13485:2003, IEC 60601-1-2:2014, EN 60601-2:201, ISO 14971:2007

Medical Computer

Medical PCs

Medical Grade Embedded Systems available with Intel i3 / i5 / i7 / Celeron CPU’s. UL60601-1 and EN60601-1 Certified. Using reliable industrial motherboards as the main controller, Medical PC solutions are equipped with 4KV isolation I/O ports (COM, USB, LAN) and a medical-grade antibacterial finish on the surface which prevent damage from harsh medical cleansing materials.

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Medical Panel PCs

Medical grade Panel PCs and HMIs certified with the latest UL/cUL60601-1 (MDR) IEC60601-1 medical certifications, BVM provide Medical SMART Healthcare touchscreen Panel PCs from 10″ to 24″, available with the latest core series Intel i3 / i5 / i7 and Atom Celeron CPU’s. They come equipped with 4KV isolation (LAN/COM), antibacterial (MRSA) wipe down surfaces, PCIe expansion (for video capture) and FHD video streaming abilities to support hospital theatre for real-time surgical imaging needs.

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Medical Handheld PCs and Tablets

BVM’s Handheld PC’s and Rugged Tablets support applications ‘on the go’ and where mobility of solution is paramount for applications involving industrial automation, healthcare, business and commerce and smart factories for warehouse management.

Our range of industrial Handheld PC’s and tablets all run on various SKU’s of Android O/S – and range in size from 5.2”/8” (Handhelds), 5” to 10.1” (industrial tablets) and 7”/12.1” (Medical Grade Tablets).

Medical Healthcare Panel PC and Tablets
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Medical Monitors and Displays

Medical-grade touchscreen monitors and Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs) come with medical certifications, including UL/cUL60601-1 and IEC60601-1, compliant with medical device regulations (MDR). These certifications ensure the devices meet stringent safety and reliability standards essential for healthcare applications.

Medical Display

Motherboards and Single Board Computers

Industrial motherboards and embedded single board computers (SBCs) are crucial for reliable operations in medical settings. Here are their key features:

  • High-Performance CPUs: Equipped with power-efficient yet powerful processors, capable of handling applications like imaging and patient data management.
  • Enhanced Graphics Support: Support for advanced graphics, essential for medical imaging and visualization tasks.
  • Connectivity Options: Features including Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi, and Bluetooth ensuring seamless integration and data transfer across healthcare systems.
  • Long-term Availability: Supports extended lifecycle products for long-term deployments without the need for frequent upgrades or replacements.
  • IoT and AI Readiness: Capable of supporting IoT devices and AI applications for advanced healthcare solutions such as remote monitoring and diagnostics.
  • ESD and Surge Protection: Offers extra protection against electrostatic discharge and power surges, which are critical in protecting sensitive medical data and operations.
  • Compact and Modular Design: Allows for integration into various types of medical equipment with limited space, including mobile carts and compact diagnostic systems.

In medical environments, it’s critical to have quiet and dependable computers. BVM’s Mini-ITX motherboards are perfect for small-scale medical devices

Mini-ITX Motherboards

Mini-ITX: Long Life Industrial and Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboards. A Mini-ITX Motherboard is a solution that offers performance with low power and long-life availability. Mini-ITX is a specification for a motherboard measuring 170 x 170 mm with a conventional I/O shield as used on larger scale motherboards.

Medical Mini-ITX

System-on-Modules (SOMs)

These features make Computer-on-Modules a pivotal component in the development of modern medical equipment, driving advances in healthcare technology

  • High Processing Power
    • Capable of handling complex imaging data demands.
    • Support for Intel and AMD multicore platforms ensures efficient real-time data processing.
  • Compact Design
    • Ideal for use in portable medical devices.
    • Small form factor contributes to the development of lightweight and compact medical equipment.
  • Energy Efficiency
    • Low power consumption helps in developing energy-efficient medical devices.
    • Suitable for battery-operated medical applications where power usage is critical.
  • Robust I/O Connectivity
    • Offers extensive interfaces for connecting various medical peripherals.
    • Ensures seamless integration with existing medical systems and infrastructures.
  • Support for Advanced Imaging Technology
    • Essential for MRI systems, 3D ultrasound machines, and other imaging modalities.
    • Facilitates the processing and analysis of detailed diagnostic images.
  • Telemedicine Capabilities
    • Enables remote diagnostic features and healthcare services.
    • Important for modern healthcare solutions that demand network reliability and security.
  • Customizability
  • Streamlined Development
    • Accelerates the prototyping and development phases of device production.
    • Reduces time to market for new and innovative medical technologies.
Medical COM Express

System-On-Modules

COM/SOM modules are ideal for applications where product time to market and longevity of solution are critical to your business. Today’s COM modules mainly come in two main formats; COM Express (COMe) in Mini, Compact, Basic and Qseven.

Plugged into carrier boards (baseboard), they can be upgraded to newer, backwards-compatible versions as processor technology capability progresses. COM/SOM modules are typically used in Industrial, military, aerospace, gaming, medical and transportation.

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AI-based Medical and SMART Healthcare Solutions

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly utilized in healthcare, particularly in diagnostic imaging and drug discovery. AI algorithms analyse medical images—like X-rays and MRIs—to assist in more accurate diagnoses, potentially catching health issues earlier. In drug development, AI examines data on drug interactions to accelerate discovery and refine treatments. Overall, AI holds promise to transform healthcare by enhancing patient care and expediting new therapies.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Medical and SMART Healthcare

Here are a few examples of how artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in the medical and smart healthcare fields:

  • Diagnosis and Treatment: AI analyses medical data like X-rays and MRI scans to assist in diagnosing and treating diseases, streamlining healthcare delivery.
  • Predictive Analytics: By evaluating electronic health records, AI predicts potential health issues, enabling early intervention to enhance patient outcomes and minimize costs.
  • Clinical Decision Support: AI offers real-time guidance to healthcare professionals based on comprehensive data analysis, increasing treatment precision and reducing error rates.
  • Population Health Management: AI assesses data trends to address population-specific health challenges effectively, improving both treatment outcomes and cost efficiency.
  • Remote Monitoring: Utilizing sensors, AI remotely tracks patient health, allowing for timely interventions that improve care quality and reduce expenses.
  • Drug Discovery: AI expedites new drug identification by analyzing extensive chemical and biological data, potentially uncovering treatments for previously intractable diseases.

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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