I have a laptop, why would I need a portable computer? We often see examples of field-based test or surveillance equipment based on a laptop computer. If the application is in a reasonably benign environment and there aren’t too many external real-world connections the laptop or tablet can be a good solution.
Kiosk printers can take many forms but they all have one thing in common; being are hidden away inside a machine. One reason there are so many different kiosk printers on the market is that the applications for them are so diverse.
Printed receipts and documents are all around us in our everyday lives. BVM provides all types of thermal printers, including printer mechanisms , Panel Printers and Kiosk Printers to build into your product, Receipt Printers for retail applications, Label Printers, and Battery Powered Portable and Vehicle-powered mobile printers for printing up to A4-width on the move.
In the Industrial & Embedded PC market System Integration is the combining of separate components into a single system ensuring that they all function correctly together.
For functional security and resilience to external attacks, it is essential that modern embedded systems are locked down in a way that only permits approved applications to run.
If you make a product that needs to produce a printout, then integrating a “panel printer” could be a quick and easy way to do it.
While the ‘standard’ Raspberry Pi was never designed for industrial applications, the Raspberry Pi Foundation in April 2014 launched the compute module which was aimed at business and industrial users who wanted to move to a suitable hardware platform.
Storage medium in an embedded application needs to be thought about differently to a mobile or desktop system. In a battery powered system, it’s rare to abruptly loose power and normally a low battery will be indicated to the operating system before a critical state is reached.
As an industrial PC solution provider BVM have often found, that with best intentions, engineers start the process of configuring an operating system thinking it to be a relatively simple process.
Christmas came early for the Atmos International aviation team as they took delivery of 10 new computer units for the Atmos Portable Tightness Monitor (APTM) systems from BVM Limited.