RTI Connext DDS is scalable, fast, flexible reliable, powerful communications middleware and associated tools, SDK and services. Connext forms the core nervous system for the challenging real-time smart machines that drive the Internet of Things. RTI Connext allows applications and devices to seamlessly share information and work together as one integrated system. Over a trillion dollars of critical systems rely on RTI Connext.
RTI Connext DDS technology provides the fundamental infrastructure for the real-time integration of next generation clinical systems and devices. Getting critical data to the point of care allows medical professionals to control medical devices and instrumentation; integrate internal monitoring systems; deliver real-time analysis and correlation of patient data between labs, hospitals, physicians, administrative offices, and record management facilities; and reduce errors in managing and treating patients. As a result of real-time connectivity, patients can see reduced healthcare costs, fewer treatment errors, and increased medical safety. Learn more »
RTI Connext DDS connects GUIs to servers that route voice and video RTI met the critical needs: scalability, routing, recording – for military and civilian agencies.
Provides emergency response equipment to 60% of the world's emergency vehicles. RTI will be used in their entire product line emergency response equipment … for the next 20 years.
RTI Connext ties together devices, services, and displays in real time. "RTI Connext DDS met all our needs – whether we're handling 12 patients, or 200." – DocBox Founder, Tracy Rausch
Connext DDS helps hospital networks meet their data challenges involving thousands of patients (in motion), hundreds of thousands of devices, diverse link protocols, 100% uptime, security and real-time waveforms.
The Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery (MIRS) system at DLR coordinates three robots to perform delicate heart surgery. The system closes a distributed loop between the robots and the remote surgeon's control at 3kHz.
Imaging systems require massive data flows and fast performance. DDS controls and optimizes network use to handle megabytes of load without losing data.
"RTI delivered great functionality at a low cost. Using RTI middleware saved us a lot of money, time, and effort compared to our previous in-house developed solution." – Varian (Agilent) MRI
RTI middleware is used in superconducting synchro-cyclotron control, including the coordination of imaging, patient positioning, treatment, machine control and hazard mitigation.
Connext DDS Cert meets stringent SWaP requirements and offers certification evidence for IEC 60601 class 3 (medical devices) and DO-178C Level A (UAS and ATC integration and flight management systems) applications.
Wind power solutions are deployed in a wide range of environments where network services vary—from LAN (local area network) to broadband to satellite communications. RTI supports a variety of underlying network transports to ensure that wind turbines can intelligently integrate with multiple networks and IT infrastructure to achieve the highest possible performance, control and business systems integration. In such environments, systems of systems continue to perform reliably as they continue to scale, generating more wind power for the grid. RTI sets the standard for peer-to-peer communication performance and resilience. Learn more »
MicroGrids connect generation, load and storage to optimize usage. Deploying at a large Canadian Utility Connext DDS seamlessly integrates apps, enforces security, and merges NI LabVIEW.
DDS enables fast control within wind turbines and distributed gust mitigation across the array. RTI will also integrate with predictive maintenance and business diagnostics.
Transportation applications play an important role in keeping highways and other transportation lines running safely and efficiently. These applications need a high-reliability communication infrastructure that supports automatic failover, network configuration changes, and tunable Quality of Service (QoS). RTI technology is well-suited to the integration of large-scale transportation systems because it provides source-code portability, multi-vendor interoperability and extensive control over real-time QoS. Learn more »
The Driver Assistance and Integrated Safety system combines radars, laser range finders, and video to assist safe operation. Connext DDS helps the Cargate ECU bridge high speed networking to the CAN bus.
Audi uses hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation to feed realistic data to devices in their testing lab. RTI middleware enables a modular test environment that scales to work with hundreds of devices.
"Connext DDS was selected for […] its high security rating; its wide support of tools and programming languages, and its reputation for performance, scalability, and 24/7 reliability." – Sid Koslow, Chief Technology Officer
Wi-Tronix systems wirelessly monitor high-value mobile assets such as locomotives, industrial equipment and marine vessels. RTI addressed critical issues such as optimized flow and discovery process over a wireless network.
"In the past we probably would have developed an expensive, proprietary system for data communications. By using RTI, we were able to deliver a proven, reliable and cost effective solution to our customers." – Peter Jarvis, Chief Designer
Lund Engineering uses Connext DDS to integrate their composites inspection system. Critically, all data must be saved for validation. Connext DDS database integration saves all data to permanent storage; Replay is also supported.
Connext DDS Cert meets stringent SWaP requirements and offers certification evidence for DO-178C Level A (UAS and ATC integration and Flight management systems) and IEC 60601 class 3 (medical devices) applications.
RTI's infrastructure software enables the development of high-performance process automation systems—distributed control systems and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications. RTI's data distribution and messaging software can dramatically improve system throughput, latency, scalability, reliability and security. At the same time, RTI's open architecture and loosely-coupled interfaces slash the cost of software development, integration, upgrades and maintenance. Learn more »
RTI eases PLC integration: provides up-to-the-minute data, works with limited memory and processing power on PLCs. RTI middleware also connects factory PLCs and IT systems.
DDS connects the controller, operator GUI, and historian. Reliable and fast connectivity enables control, debugging, and system health monitoring for continuous mining.
RTI delivered 300k instances, at 400k msgs/sec with 5x the required throughput, at 1/5 the needed latency. NASA mitigated risk by parallel-tracking multiple DDS vendors RTI.
This uses hundreds of servo mirrors and scientific instruments. RTI middleware coordinates precise control and measurement.
Applications for the communications industry are becoming increasingly sophisticated. New applications, such as video, are driving the need for faster and more reliable communications. These applications require seamless failover and robust scalability. RTI's technology is inherently designed to deliver these critical capabilities. Learn more »
Harmonic's equipment delivers worldwide video-on-demand. RTI handles thousands of clients and millions of messages. DDS enables high-performance scalability and future extensibility.
DDS provides fast backplane communications for telecom equipment. RTI and Cisco RFP for Software Defined Networking was recently submitted to OMG. RTI DDS supports 1000s of apps, 50k+ namespaces.
RTI middleware communicates over disadvantaged links. NASA uses DDS for low-bandwidth, high-delay, lossy space-earth communications from the ISS.
Aerospace and defense applications require the highest level of reliable, real-time performance. Tactical communication systems often need to be installed or reconfigured within hours. Command data must be delivered with 100% accuracy. RTI technology and expertise have played a key role in many mission-critical aerospace and defense systems. Learn more »
The Ship-Wide Area Network (SWAN) on the US Navy LPD-17 runs machinery, damage control, steering, magnetic signature, mission control, navigation and communications. DDS supports redundant networks, data and sensors without servers.
The Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) is the "last line of defense" and coordinates high-speed radars, targets defensive missiles and directs 1000+ rounds/sec at incoming cruise missiles. DDS delivers messages in real time.
RTI connects disparate systems, merges multiple languages on multiple operating systems, and handles DIL links and legacy interfaces for the US Navy Littoral Combat Ship. RTI is the leading vendor of combat system messaging.
RTI DDS middleware coordinates and manages complex, diverse onboard hardware and software systems, including hundreds of computers, thousands of applications, and more than 10m publish-subscribe pairs.
Standards-based, high-performance middleware breaks vendor lock-in, drives interoperability and future-proofs architectural designs. Coming to Lockheed Aegis, Raytheon DDG 1000, Raytheon SSDS, LCS (Lockheed and GDAIS), Raytheon LPD-17, etc.
The Boeing AWACS upgrade design is more open and supportable. DDS open and extensible middleware lowers maintenance cost.
A redesign using DDS and data-centric technologies significantly reduced code size and CPU utilization, resulting in a fully redundant system capable of 250K tracks.
"The DO-178 version of the RTI Connext DDS middleware is a key part of our Airworthy MQ-9 UAS development program." – Jeff Hettick, Senior Engineering Director at General Atomics
RTI middleware, services and open architecture sped the development and lowered costs of delivering real-time data acquisition, analysis, and response for unmanned aircraft systems such as Predator GA.
RTI leads in defining a standard architectures for unmanned vehicles and avionics. RTI chairs the OSD architecture for UCS (ground stations) and is key at FACE (avionics).
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