We are a leading supplier of Off-the-Shelf &
ODM/OEM Embedded Computing Solutions
Established in 1990, BCM Advanced Research (BCM) has grown rapidly in the computer motherboard industry, transforming itself from a high-volume manufacture for many of the top brand name personal computer companies of the 1990s to a recognized embedded motherboard value leader for companies looking to reduce costs yet maintain product stability in their PC based/ controlled products.
Today BCM is known as one of the top global suppliers of industrial motherboards and embedded computing systems in the industry. We offer a wide range of standardproducts as well as flexible services for our customers. You’ll find our products in devices you encounter daily including self-serve kiosks, vending machines, POS, voting machines, fitness equipment, video conferencing, 3D printers, security surveillance, medical equipment, airport x-ray scanners, digital signage, slot machines, automated lottery terminals, and many more computer-based equipment and devices.
- Slot Machine
- VLT Lottery Terminal
- Player Tracking System
- Ticket Redemption
- Bingo Machine Terminal
- Arcade Game Console
Medical & Smart Healthcare
- Medical Imaging Control Interface
- Smart Fitness Control Interface
- Registration/Clinic/-Pharmacy Device
- Nursing Station Equipment
- Exam Room Equipment
- Lab Equipment
- IoT Industrial Automation
- Industrial Packing / Food Service Control Interface
- Test Instrument Control Interface
- X-Ray Imaging Control Interface
- 3D Printer Control Interface
- CNC Machine Control Interfaces
Smart Retail & Automated Vending
- Digital Vending Machine Control Interface
- Point-of-Sales Systems
- Self-Serve Kiosk Control Interface
- ATM Terminal
- Mobile POS/Tablet
- Digital Signage Solutions
Audio & Visual
- Video Conferencing Devices
- Digital Scheduler Interface
- Theater Control Interface
- Stage Lighting Control Interface
- In-Flight Entertainment System
Other Market Sectors
- Agriculture Technology
- Transportation, In-Vehicle Computers
- Security & Surveillance Control Interface
Computing Systems for Digital Audio & Video
Celebrating our 20th year in the IPC/Embedded Computing industry and 29th year in business.
BCM established itself as a key ODM partner and technology partner for top OEMs in the video conferencing, AV production equipment, and digital broadcasting industry in their transformation from DSP to x86 technology.
Touch Panel & Mobile Computing
Developed multiple Tablet products on ODM basis using x86 technology ranging from 12” to 15.6” in automotive, healthcare, and entertainment industries. Granted i.MX8 early access by NXP® as a Proven Partner™
Launched highly successful OFT (Open Frame Tablet) Series products in 7”, 10.1”, 15.6”, and 21” screen sizes with immediate success in fitness, gaming, automation, medical equipment, and automotive equipment industries.
Announced strategic alliance with Compal, one of the world’s top tablet & laptop ODM manufactures.
Embedded ARM Computing
BCM was promoted to Freescale (Presently NXP) Connect Proven Partner.
New 110,000 Sq. Ft. facility opens in Kaohsiung, Taiwan for expanded PCBA and system assembly.
Adding distribution channel in India serving Middle East and Asia customers.
Entered the Internet of Things world with our first dedicated IoT gateway solution.
Market Focus on Retail, Gaming, Medical & Industrial
Focus on custom All-in-One Panel PC, Open Frame and POS for retail, gaming, industrial, medical industries.
Joined the Freescale (Presently NXP) Connect Partner program and to align our ARM/RISC based computing platforms.
Purchased new facility in Irvine, CA located in the heart of the Irvine Spectrum technology sector.
Initial Public Offering (IPO)
Promoted to Associate status within the Intel® Embedded Alliance.
BCM and Avalue Technologies complete the IPO process and begin trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the ticker number 3479 completing
the goal of going public set in 2006 with the merger of the two companies.
Expanded distribution channel in Germany to serve European markets.
Launched Panel PC product line and Point-of-Sale POS system design and manufacturing.
Expanding Business Unit
Expands US operations, move to 20,000 sq ft. facility in Irvine, California.
Entered into distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics.
Promoted to Affiliate status within the Intel® Embedded Alliance
Merged operations with Avalue Technology, Inc. to combine engineering resources and pool purchasing power, creating one of Taiwan’s top and and industrial board and system providers while maintaining a two-brand strategy.
Intel & AMD IPC Markets
BCM pioneers industrial motherboard market as a cost-effective alternative to traditional embedded SBCs.
Taipei Asia sales branch established to focus on Asia's burgeoning market.
Became an Intel® ICA Partner.
Extending partnership with distribution channels: Bell Micro Products and All American.
Separated from GVC and became an independent company changing focus from the PC market to embedded board design and manufacturing.
BCM becomes a key board designer for six of the top ten brand name PC companies in the USA by merging with one of Taiwan’s top PCBA board manufacturers, GVC Corporation, with world class
manufacturing facilities in Taiwan, Mainland China, Philippines and North America.
BCM was founded in April 1990 in California providing custom motherboard designs for the fast growing PC market.
BCM is a supplier of turn-key industrial motherboards and embedded computing solutions for well over two decades. Our Southern CA based R&D and PM teams provide fast paced and innovative ODM service with leading technology to meet most customer requirements while our manufacturing, global sourcing, and logistic teams work together to bring the most cost effective and highest quality solutions to our customers.
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