When I was in college (Was it that long ago?), I was able to download free (or super inexpensive) software suites. I once bought MATLAB and LabVIEW - with the signal processing and communications toolbox! - for less than $150. These were not only valuable as education tools, but also, once I became proficient, as skills on my resume and then as skills in programs I worked on. Being able to use a robust software package proved to be invaluable. Being able to use one that enables communication between disparate heterogeneous systems and applications could be a game changer once you enter the workforce or are faced with large-scale system and data challenges.
RTI launched a major community initiative this year. Our goal? To enable dynamic and powerful community collaboration. Founded on the best ecosystem in the real-time middleware industry, the RTI Community will ease communication and sharing between our customers, employees, and partners.
Many resources are already live on community.rti.com! The forum is energized, with many of our engineers in active conversations, offering solutions and advice to customer queries. And you won't want to miss the new offerings: