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RTI's Connectivity Middleware Selected by Aptiv Autonomous Mobility to Provide Secure In-vehicle Communication for its Autonomous Vehicles

RTI's Connectivity Middleware Selected by Aptiv Autonomous Mobility to Provide Secure In-vehicle Communication for its Autonomous Vehicles

RTI Connext DDS provides a tool for managing Aptiv autonomous driving data

SUNNYVALE, Calif. December 19, 2019 Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity company, announced today that Aptiv, a global technology company that develops safer, greener and more connected solutions enabling the future of mobility, will work with RTI Connext® DDS, the connectivity middleware for autonomous vehicles, as a secure tool for transferring data within self-driving vehicles.

 Aptiv is a technology company that will usher in the next generation of safer, greener and more connected vehicles, leveraging decades of experience in solving its customers’ most difficult challenges. The company’s autonomous mobility team develops autonomous driving systems for commercialization of Level 4 and 5 self-driving technologies. Connext DDS is a standards-based framework to support autonomous vehicle development from research to production, offering the lowest risk solutions to tier one companies. Aptiv uses Connext DDS within its complex autonomous systems as secure connectivity middleware for exchanging and storing data, while providing an open platform to make software module integrations smoother.


"Aptiv is changing the future of the mobility industry with their expertise in safe and reliable autonomous driving systems," said Bob Leigh, Senior Market Development Director, Autonomous Systems at RTI. "We’re thrilled to be working with Aptiv to help deliver market-leading solutions that have the power to change the world. These systems enable society to look forward to efficient and safe autonomous vehicle transportation. Together, RTI and Aptiv are solving the toughest challenges facing the future of automation."

RTI will be showcasing their Connext DDS product at CES 2020 in RTI’s booth #713 in the Westgate Convention Center. For more information, please visit:

Read more about RTI’s work in the autonomous driving industry here.  

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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