RTI - The Largest Software Framework Provider for Autonomous Systems

In the race to support customers who are changing the world for the better, Real-Time Innovations (RTI) has a proven product suite that enables hundreds of applications to securely share information in real time and work as one integrated system. Our flagship offering, RTI Connext®, has successfully enabled comprehensive connectivity in more than 1,500 critical distributed systems to date.

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

Connext is a uniquely data-centric solution that keeps 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.

What's New

RTI opens registration for ConnextCon 2021: Preparing for an Autonomous Future - two virtual events in October

Announcing the first software framework for widely distributed autonomous systems

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

Presenting two Case + Code examples showcasing Unreal Engine and Unity game engine integration with Connext

The Indy Autonomous Challenge: Achieving Extreme Performance with ROS 2 »

RTI in Autonomous and Electric Vehicles »


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

Connext Professional

Built on the DDS standard, our data-centric connectivity software is built for developing and integrating distributed systems.

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Connext Secure

Secure connectivity software offering fine-grained protection of data without compromising performance.

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Connext Anywhere

The first software framework for creating scalable, widely distributed systems that span diverse networks.

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Connext Cert

High-assurance, certifiable software for connecting safety-critical systems.

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Connext Drive

Complete automotive-grade connectivity solution for autonomous vehicle development.

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Connext Micro

Small-footprint connectivity software for resource-constrained 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 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 today.

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RTI Community

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

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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

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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.