RTI - The Largest Software Framework Provider for Smart Machines and Real-World Systems

Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is the largest software framework provider for smart machines and real-world systems. Our flagship offering is RTI Connext DDS, a product suite that enables hundreds of applications to securely share information in real time and work as one integrated system.

In the race to support customers who are changing the world for the better, we have a proven track record that speaks for itself. For example, RTI Connext DDS has successfully enabled comprehensive connectivity in more than 1,500 critical distributed systems to date, including those used in:

Built on the popular and well-established Data Distribution ServiceTM (DDS) standard, Connext DDS offers new capabilities specifically designed for the most demanding distributed computing environments. And RTI also offers industry-leading service and support to help you architect a future-proof system that can offer massive scalability and minimize project risk.


Context DDS gives you the tools to keep data in motion, from edge to cloud and across remote environments. So if business needs require you to automate connectivity and take full control of critical data, now you can.


It’s time to let your system do the talking.



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

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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.

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Performance Benchmarks

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

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Getting Started Guide

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

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RTI Community

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

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Accelerating Your Path to Success

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

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RTI News

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RTI Field Application Engineers to Deliver Interactive Webinar Series for Systems Engineers and...

RTI Joins the Baidu Apollo Autonomous Driving Partner Ecosystem

RTI Connext Drive Brings Performance and Reliable Communications to the Apollo Enterprise Platform...


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