RTI Runs a Smarter World

In the next 10 years, cars will safely drive themselves, smart networked medical devices will improve patient care, defense systems will protect with lower cost and error, and power systems will better use renewables. Real-Time Innovations (RTI) supplies the world’s number one software framework for autonomy, with over 1,800 designs. We lead the transition to intelligent real-world systems, the most important technology trend for the next decade and beyond.

Our RTI Connext® software framework makes it possible to design and deploy intelligent real-world systems in demanding environments. Connext implements a new concept called data centricity, based on the Data Distribution ServiceTM (DDS) standard. Instead of sending messages, a data-centric system makes all data available to every device and algorithm in local memory with controlled timing. It is especially useful for autonomous systems, because artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms often require huge amounts of data with very specific delivery requirements. Connext securely shares information in real time so distributed systems can work together as one.

Our mission is to enable a new generation of intelligent distributed systems, boldly seeking to transform entire industries. We particularly seek applications that promote a sustainable, safe, green and healthy planet. Today, AI is restricted to the cloud. RTI will let AI step out of the cloud. 

RTI enables the world’s intelligent distributed future.


What's New

RTI Announces Connext TSS 3.1: First Transport Services Segment with FACE 3.1 Conformance Certification and DO-178C DAL A Safety Evidence »

RTI introduces Connext 7.0 and a new product release model »

RTI Announces Connext Drive 2.0 - the production-grade connectivity framework for software-defined vehicles »

RTI recognized by Frost & Sullivan in the 2022 Enabling Technology Leadership Award »

A tool to find the connectivity standard that best fits your use case »


RTI Connext is the first intelligent connectivity framework designed to control, monitor, secure and optimize demanding distributed systems.

Connext Anywhere

For widely-distributed systems

View More

Connext Secure

For systems requiring robust, fine-grained security

View More

Connext Professional

For time- and mission-critical distributed systems

View More

Connext Drive

For software-defined vehicles

View More

Connext TSS

For FACE-compliant avionics systems

View More

Connext Cert

For ISO 26262 and DO-178C requirements

View More

Connext Micro

For resource-constrained systems

View More


Check out our technical resources to learn about the RTI Connext Product Suite and how to use our technology including tutorials, videos, real-world use cases, and coding and configuration examples.

Home-performance Benchmark-white

Performance Benchmarks

Find out how Connext delivers industry-best performance – on every supported platform – compared to other connectivity solutions.

View More
Home-Getting started-white

Getting Started Guide

Find all of the tutorials, documentation, inspiration and other materials you need to get started using Connext today.

View More
Home-RTI Community-white

RTI Community

Join conversations and share resources with the global community of Connext users through this online portal.

View More

Accelerating Your Path to Success

RTI Professional Services gives Connext users the support needed throughout the entire project lifecycle.

Latest Publications and Media

RTI News

RTI Director of Automotive Appointed as Board Member of COVESA

Pedro López Estepa, Director of Automotive at RTI, seated to help accelerate the Software-defined...

RTI Recognized by Frost & Sullivan with 2023 Enabling Technology Leadership Award for the Second Consecutive Year

RTI continues to deliver next-generation and software-defined connectivity solutions SUNNYVALE,...

RTI Joins NXP GoldVIP S32G Vehicle Integration Platform

RTI Connext Drive Delivers DDS-based Communications Framework to Accelerate Prototyping and Testing...


Across industries and across the world, companies rely on Connext to connect their mission-critical industrial systems, from autonomous vehicles to air traffic control, from medical to mining. See how Connext is used to transform connected operations in real-world applications.