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Industrial Automation

RTI provides the scalable connectivity framework to accelerate the transition to software-defined control and data-centric architectures in intralogistics, from AS/RS to AGV/AMRs.


The Future of IA is Smart, Agile and Adaptive

Accelerated Time-to-Market

Fast-track integration with multi-vendor systems


Continuous data flow, scalable to thousands of endpoints


Industry standards integration


Fine-grained security working over any network transport

Digital Transformation

Software-defined architectures are the key to digital transformation in industrial automation (IA). The right architecture deployed in IIoT environments can:

  • Radically reduce downstream integration costs,
  • Decouple software from hardware lifecycles, and
  • Add resiliency to the supply chain.

In these increasingly smart and interconnected systems, the right software can enable the necessary flexibility, scalability and performance, while providing a path to migrate away from physical changes to automation hardware and controllers.

IA includes Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS), Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV), Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR), automation platforms, smart machines, and more. The method these various systems use to communicate is vital for solving safety, security and performance issues, both on premise and throughout the value chain. To be effective, these efforts require data-centric communication that includes real-time data sharing from sensor to cloud.


The Communication Standard for IIoT

As a core layer of the Industrial Internet Connectivity Framework, the Data Distribution Service (DDS™) standard is the IIoT protocol that offers data-centricity and automates the Quality of Service (QoS) requirements of connected applications. 

RTI Connext, based on the DDS standard, is the future-proof software connectivity framework that bridges legacy and modern systems, so that manufacturers can protect in-place investments while preparing for the future. 


RTI Connext: the Framework for Software-Defined Control Systems

Enabling a new generation of intelligent distributed systems.

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Check Out Who's Using RTI Connext

RTI is a trusted partner to leading companies throughout the world who are using Connext to simplify and solve the challenges of Industrial Automation.

634AI MT Robot Komatsu Canrig Ensign NOV


Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are rapidly becoming a necessity for manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics facilities.

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OT Microservices

OT Microservices

Operational Technology (OT) Microservices provide an alternative to monolithic legacy architectures, enabling better, faster, and more reliable performance in industrial and manufacturing applications.

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Automation Platforms

Automation Platforms

Automation Platforms require intelligent data connectivity across the edge, back to the operations center, providing safer operations with more automated oversight.

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Smart Machines

Smart Machines

Reliable and secure remote operation and network communication are essential for Smart Machines operating in remote or hazardous environments.

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Success Stories

MAESTRO: Robot-as-a-Service at Your Service
634AI uses RTI Connext for real-time hand-shake connectivity between its MAESTRO system and AMR platforms over Wi-Fi networks.
MT Robot AG
MT Robot AG
Swiss Manufacturer Deploys Connext to Ensure Precision Robotic Transport
Transport robots use DDS to adapt and expand to tasks while seamlessly integrating with ERP and other software systems.
Joy Mining Komatsu
Construction and Mining Analytics
With Connext, Komatsu can manage and analyze equipment data in real-time, delivering intelligent capabilities and predictive maintenance.
Carnegie Mellon University
Underground Exploration: DARPA SubT Challenge
The CMU DARPA SubT Challenge team is using Connext as the connectivity framework to make coordinated, time-critical decisions in uncertain underground environments.

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