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About BCM

We are a leading ODM/OEM Embedded Computing Solutions provider since 1990!

BCM, founded in 1990, 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 standard industrial motherboard products as well as flexible custom design services for our ODM/OEM customers. You’ll find our products in devices you encounter daily including self-serve kiosks, vending machines, POS, fitness equipment, video conferencing, 3D printers, security surveillance, medical equipment, airport x-ray scanners, digital signage, slot machines and automated lottery terminals.

Core Values

From board level to complete computing system, we convert your concepts to realities. Flexible requirements, and competitive design fees.

US In-House R&D Engineering

Local engineering team enables streamline development process.

Partner with Intel & NXP

Early access to the technical road-maps, design support, and business opportunity.

Low Volume Order Accepted

ODM/OEM low or high volume order accepted for potential customers.

Product Life-cycle Management

Designed for 24/7. A minimum 5-7 year life-cycle prior to last-time-buy.

Quality Factory

ISO 13485 (medical device), and TS 16949 (automotive electronics) certified factory.

Customer-Oriented Services

Customer satisfaction guaranty. US tech support. RMA Support.

Our Services

You one-stop-shop trusted supplier for all embedded computing solutions.

Direct Sale & Distribution

How to purchase our products?

  • Direct engagement for qualified ODM custom design customers.
  • Standard products through tier one distributors and system integrators.
  • Online store for small volume orders.

Design & Manufacturing

Customer defines the specification.

  • ODM custom design from scratch.
  • Cost saving semi-customization based on off-the-shelf products.
  • Mechanical design, electrical design, safety and compliance.
  • Production in 100% Owned Manufacturing Factory

Support

Customer centric support and services.

  • US R&D Tech Support
  • Global Logistic Management
  • RMA Support
  • Contract Manufacturing (CM)

Our Product Lines

We offer Intel x86 embedded architecture and ARM (RISC) platform computing solutions from board level to complete systems.

Industrial Motherboard

Industrial Motherboard

From small form factor to desktop platform including COMe Module, Q7 Module, 3.5in SBC, mini-ITX, uATX, ATX and custom form factors.

OPEN FRAME PANEL COMPUTING

OPEN FRAME PANEL COMPUTING

Including open frame tablets, semi-rugged tablet with card reader & scanner, all-on-one panel PC, stainless steel special grade panel PC.

Barebone Computer / BOX PC

BOX PC & Compact Computer

DC or ATX power operated. Fan or fanless design. mini-ITX barebone computer. Rich I/O & expansion interfaces. Ultra compact BOX computer.

Market we have been serving

We offer Intel x86 embedded architecture and ARM (RISC) platform computing solutions from board level to complete systems.

Gaming Industries

  • 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

Industrial Control

  • 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 / Point-of-Sale

  • 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 Markets

  • Agriculture Technology
  • Transportation, In-Vehicle Computers
  • Security & Surveillance Control Interface

Countries Our Products are Delivered

Americas

United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil.

Europe

UK, Germany, The Netherlands, France, Greece, Italy, Spain.

Asia

Japan, Korea, China, Russia, Turkey, Southern Asia.

Oceania & Africa

Australia, New Zealand, Africa.

Our Facility & Factory

Our US based office and warehouse is located in Irvine, the technology sector in Southern California. We have nearly 30 R&D and engineers in-house, as well as other 20 professionals in sales, support and operation teams.

Our 100% owned and ISO 13485 and 16949 certified factory, with production lines for industrial motherboards, panel PC and BOX computer products.

Our Milestone

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 global suppliers of industrial motherboards and embedded computing systems in the industry.

2015 - 2017
Panel PC, Touch Panel

Touch Panel Computing

2017

Besides North America, expanding sales into other regions including Europe, Latin America, Middle East Asia and Africa.

Developing business opportunities in mobile devices for gaming, retail, medical & healthcare and industrial applications with custom Open Frame Tablet products.

2016

Added new product line of semi-rugged tablet, mini-POS and open frame solutions with enhanced features including mobility, low-power, security, connectivity and manageability.

Developing business opportunities in Audio/Visual and 3D printing markets with Open Frame Tablet products.

2015

BCM HQ, Avalue Technology, announced strategic alliance IOT with Compal, one of the world’s top 5 laptop ODM manufactures.

Expanding market focus on Small Retail, Next Generation Gaming, Medical and Industry 4.0 IoT compatible computing platforms.

2013 - 2014
Internet of Things IoT

Embedded ARM Computing

2014

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.

2013

Entering the door of providing the Internet of Things computing solutions and the IoT gateway solution.

2011 - 2012
BCM, Irvine California

Market Focus on Retail, Gaming, Medical & Industrial

2012

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.

2011

Purchased new facility in Irvine, CA located in the heart of the Irvine Spectrum technology sector.

2009 - 2010
Industrial Motherboards

Initial Public Offering (IPO)

2010

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.

2009

Launched Panel PC product line and Point-of-Sale POS system design and manufacturing.

2006 - 2008
BCM Avalue Technology

Expanding Business Unit

2008

Expands US operations, move to 20,000 sq ft. facility in Irvine, California.

2007

Entered into distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics.

Promoted to Affiliate status within the Intel® Embedded Alliance

2006

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.

2000 - 2005
Industrial Motherboards

Intel & AMD IPC Markets

2005

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.

2004

Became an Intel® ICA Partner.

2001

Extending partnership with distribution channels: Bell Micro Products and All American.

2000

Separated from GVC and became an independent company changing focus from the PC market to embedded board design and manufacturing.

1990-1999
GVC ODM OEM Supplier

Foundation

1996

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.

1990

BCM was founded in April 1990 in California providing custom motherboard designs for the fast growing PC market.

Our Distributors

Contact us at BCMSales@bcmcom.comor give us a call 949-470-1888

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BCM, a supplier of Industrial Motherboards, Industrial Computers, Open Frame and Panel Computers

BCM has been a key supplier of turn-key industrial motherboards and embedded computing solutions for digital signage,retail, gaming, healthcare, hospitality, medical equipment, and industrial automation 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.