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Prolucid Demonstrates High Speed Digital Fault Recorder with RTI's Connext® DDS Communication Software at DistribuTECH

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—February 4, 2016—Prolucid Technologies Inc. (Prolucid), the Mississauga-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) framework company, today introduced Prolucid DFR, a substation ready, secure and high performance Digital Fault Recorder solution that addresses high-resolution fault and disturbance recordings and security requirements within utility networks. DFR is built on Prolucid's E2C Edge framework and incorporates RTI Connext® DDS as the underlying communication bus. E2C Edge enables simple multi-protocol support, data management, and security for embedded and low power edge devices.

The solution is a digital fault and disturbance recording system offering extremely high measurement performance, enhanced security, a ruggedized form factor, and standard utility communication interfaces such as Modbus, DNP3, DDS, and IEC-61850 allowing it to be seamlessly integrated into large-scale legacy and modern utility systems. Prolucid utilizes RTI's Connext® DDS product as the secure communication backbone of all products based on the E2C Edge framework as it offers superior performance, reliability, and security across local and distributed networks.

"RTI's Connext data distribution platform for the IIoT based on the DDS standard is gaining significant traction in the emerging smart grid," states Brett Murphy, director of business development for the IIoT at RTI. "Prolucid is a key partner in delivering the IIoT solutions and infrastructure that streamline the development of smart grid applications. Their ground-breaking use of the new DDS Security model brings a new level of resilience and cybersecurity to the grid."

Prolucid will be demonstrating the DFR at the upcoming DistribuTECH 2016 event held in Orlando, Florida on February 9-11th. Stop by booth #1837 or schedule a demo with us today!

With Prolucid DFR, customers can achieve:

  • 1MHz sampling performance for transient fault detection,
  • COMTRADE logging format and data management,
  • Time synchronization via IRIG-B, NTP, GPS, and IEEE 1588 PTP,
  • Wide variety of industry standard communication interfaces including Modbus, DNP3, DDS, MQTT, and IEC-61850,
  • Easily scale by adding more DFR's to enable simultaneous cascading logging for a complete picture when faults occur,
  • Enhanced device security via Prolucid's Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) policy for NI Real-Time Linux,
  • Simple cloud connectivity by utilizing Prolucid's E2C Cloud.

Event Details

What: Distributech 2016
When: February 9-11, 2016
Where: Booth #1837, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida

About Prolucid

Prolucid specializes in embedded systems, application development and cloud-enabled Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Prolucid Edge to Cloud (E2C) framework enables the delivery of large-scale, mission critical, IIoT applications. This technology, combined with our expertise in a variety of industries, allows our developers to solve real world problems, help our customers transform their businesses, and in many cases directly improve quality of life.

About RTI

RTI provides the connectivity platform for the Industrial Internet of Things.

Our RTI Connext® messaging software forms the core nervous system for smart, distributed applications. RTI Connext allows devices to intelligently share information and work together as one integrated system. RTI was named "The Most influential Industrial Internet of Things Company" in 2014 by Appinions and published in Forbes. Our customers span the breadth of the Internet of Things, including medical, energy, mining, air traffic control, trading, automotive, unmanned systems, industrial SCADA, naval systems, air and missile defense, ground stations, and science. The total value of system designs that trust RTI for their fundamental architecture exceeds $1 trillion.

RTI is committed to open standards, open community source and open architecture. RTI provides the leading implementation of the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS) standard. RTI is the world's largest embedded middleware provider, privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.