Case Studies
Compact & Reliable Military Tech
Compact & Reliable Military Tech

This customer came to Beacon EmbeddedWorks for a System on Module (SOM) that would meet the stringent requirements of their Ruggedized Handheld Computer (RHC) for military applications. Our team succeeded in delivering a compact and low power consumption SOM ideal for the handheld device.

Implantable Vision Restoration
Implantable Vision Restoration

A medical device innovator came to Beacon EmbeddedWorks to develop a solution to restore vision to people who are affected by blindness. Leveraging the Torpedo + Wireless SOM, the project succeeded in delivering a first-of-its-kind vision solution. With over 350 successful applications of the device, the customer has continued to work with Beacon EmbeddedWorks to develop their next generation solution.

TI App Platform
TI App Platform

The Zoom™ OMAP34x-II Mobile Development Platform (MDP) brings together the tools mobile application developers require to bring innovative applications to market quickly. Our world-class product realization capabilities of System on Modules, design, development, and manufacturing teamed with TI’s applications processing technology result in a product that speeds software development for smartphones and mobile Internet devices (MIDs).

Recon Robot
Recon Robot

In order to improve their latest reconnaissance micro-robot, this customer partnered with Beacon EmbeddedWorks to utilize their embedded expertise to increase processing capabilities. This would introduce a more robust robotic system to military and law enforcement customers.

InfoMotion
InfoMotion

This sports innovation company leveraged Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ software and systems engineering services to develop the infrastructure for their connected basketball. By collaborating closely with the customer, our team provided a firmware and power management solution that helped deliver a more reliable product to market.

Indoor Climate Control
Indoor Climate Control

This heating and cooling customer came to Beacon EmbeddedWorks to improve the user experience of building climate control systems. As a complete product lifecycle management partner, our team created an intuitive interface that allows building managers to access the information they need when they need it.

Veterinary Testing
Veterinary Testing

Veterinarians are busy doctors and, with examining an average of 40 animals in a single day, they must be very efficient with their time. Utilizing the customer’s test strips helps doctors diagnose patients efficiently by displaying results during an 8-10 minute activation window; saving them time from lengthy lab testing.

Next Generation Defibrillator
Next Generation Defibrillator

A defibrillator saves lives when seconds count. Because of this, the demand is on the rise for portable defibrillators in schools and businesses. In response, healthcare companies continue to research and develop (R&D) defibrillators that are easier-to-use, lighter weight for ease of transport, provide faster battery recharge time, and can be used on adults, children, or infants. This customer came to Beacon EmbeddedWorks to create a next generation defibrillator while accelerating time to market.

Connected Defibrillators
Connected Defibrillators

This medical device customer recognized the importance of creating a Wi-Fi connected defibrillator monitor that is small, rugged, and powerful. The new connected device would enable first responders to send vital information to doctors before the patient arrives at the hospital. This new functionality is possible through combining defibrillation technology with patient monitoring and network connectivity capabilities. To aid in designing and producing this revolutionary device, the customer chose to work with our team at Beacon EmbeddedWorks.

Agriculture Automation
Agriculture Automation

This material handling customer came to Beacon EmbeddedWorks to help them build a robotic solution for the agriculture and growing market to reduce the need for human labor. Utilizing our embedded product expertise, the customer was able to employ robots to lower risk and increase efficiency. Our wireless technology and product-ready software ensured an easily implementable, highly connected solution.

Soldier Tracking
Soldier Tracking

This U.S. defense company needed to quickly develop a soldier tracking system resembling a highly precise wrist-worn GPS. Our electrical and software engineers implemented Beacon EmbeddedWorks SOMs to ensure the product would meet the durability and reliability thresholds. The device was deployed to the battlefield on time by utilizing our complete product lifecycle management and manufacturing services.

Building Communication Where It Counts
Building Communication Where It Counts

This repeat networking solutions customer needed to quickly develop a local network for mobile phone service in remote or disaster stricken areas. They enlisted the help of Beacon EmbeddedWorks to be their development and manufacturing partner for our expertise in quickly delivering communications solutions.

Chromatography
Chromatography

This client returned to Beacon EmbeddedWorks to assist in creating a device that combines chromatography and detection technologies into a single, easy-to-operate instrument. The device would hone precision, simplify, and automate the chemical purification process. This would free chemists from tedious purification so they can focus on conducting scientific discovery.

Vision Aid for the Blind
Vision Aid for the Blind

Compass Electronics Solutions was approached by a medical device company to deliver a high-speed, small form-factor electronic solution to drive their wearable electronic vision-aid technology. Our team recommended the versatile Torpedo™ System on Module (SOM), a solution that would exceed specifications and jumpstart development of a groundbreaking solution for the vision impaired.

Medical Teaching Technology
Medical Teaching Technology

Medical Education Technologies, Inc. (METI) sought to reduce costs and obsolescence associated with their line of human patient simulators used around the world to train medical staff. Beacon EmbeddedWorks was chosen to partner with METI to help create a Universal Simulation Engine (USE) to combine required controls and components; reducing costs by 40% and eliminating the potential for obsolescence.

Commercial Gaming
Commercial Gaming

Utilizing a System on Module (SOM) to speed development, Beacon EmbeddedWorks helped this gaming customer to develop and deliver technology that monitors player behavior on casino machines – urging them to play longer.

Smart Shelving
Smart Shelving

In an effort to reduce the expenses and printing costs associated with constantly updating product pricing, this large grocery retail chain commissioned Beacon EmbeddedWorks to implement a smart shelving solution. Using embedded technology to reduce development time, we were able to help create a solution that eliminates hours of employee stocking time through the use of barcodes and network connectivity that allowed for accurate price updating.

Upgraded RF Spectrum Analyzers
Upgraded RF Spectrum Analyzers

When developing wireless products for the medical, aerospace, or industrial industries, it is important to be able to measure radio frequencies being emitted from the device and determine the products that will be used around or near it.

Video Inspection
Video Inspection

To help inspectors measure and examine hard-to-reach places, GE Measurement and Control Solutions sought the help of Beacon EmbeddedWorks to create a portable, video inspection device. Utilizing an embedded product to balance power consumption and processing ability, our team was able to help deliver a lightweight solution that met the daily needs of inspectors.