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RTI Presents “The Rise of the Robot Overlords: Clarifying the Industrial IoT Part 3” Complimentary Webinar

RTI Chief Executive Officer to Discuss Best Practices For Leveraging the OPC UA and DDS Standards in Relation to the Industrial IoT

SUNNYVALE, Calif.— July 5, 2018—Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity company, today announced it is hosting a complimentary webinar, “The Rise of the Robot Overlords: Clarifying the Industrial IoT Part 3.”

The smart machine era will be the most disruptive in history. The rise of connected computing will rewrite vendor relationships, redefine profitability and re-imagine delivery from environment to cost to product. Additionally, today’s system designs must last decades.

In this third webinar of the series, RTI’s chief executive officer, Stan Schneider, will dig deeper into system architectures. Integration approach is the key difference between a device-centric architecture like OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) and a data-centric architecture like Data Distribution Service™ (DDS). Schneider will use these two to explore the deep contrast.

OPC UA was designed from day one for vendor independence and interoperability. OPC UA's fundamental abstraction rolls up a system data model from smaller models that describe these products and devices. DDS, on the other hand, integrates software modules written by a single team into a coordinated software system.

OPC UA and DDS are very different. OPC UA systems are integrated from components in factories by engineers and technicians. OPC UA users integrate products, not software modules. By contrast, most DDS users are teams of software engineers that write and integrate software modules into a final system as their primary task.

OPC UA and DDS do not compete at all. Nonetheless, they can work together. This webinar will explore when to use one or the other, and expose a new way to get the best of both worlds: great software integration with easy product interoperability.

Event Details

What: “The Rise of the Robot Overlords: Clarifying the Industrial IoT Part 3” complimentary webinar
When: Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. CT/2:00 p.m. ET

Speaker: Stan Schneider, CEO of RTI

For more information, and to register for this free event, please visit:

About RTI

Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity company. The RTI Connext® databus is a software framework that shares information in real time, making applications work together as one, integrated system. It connects across field, fog and cloud. Its reliability, security, performance and scalability are proven in the most demanding industrial systems. Deployed systems include medical devices and imaging; wind, hydro and solar power; autonomous planes, trains and cars; traffic control; Oil and Gas; robotics, ships and defense.

RTI lives at the intersection of functional artificial intelligence and pervasive networkingSM.

RTI is the largest vendor of products based on the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service™ (DDS) standard.

RTI is privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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