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RTI Presents "Space Rovers and Surgical Robots: System Architecture Lessons from Mars" Complimentary Webinar

Dr. Edwin de Jong Shares Details and Strategies for Implementation of the Data Distribution Service (DDS) Standard in Robotic Operating Systems

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—May 3, 2016—Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity platform company, today announced it is hosting a complimentary webinar, "Space Rovers and Surgical Robots: System Architecture Lessons from Mars."

What do Mars exploration and Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery (MIRS) have in common? In some ways, the technology and communication requirements couldn't be more different.

Dr. Edwin de Jong, Vice President of Sales at RTI, will examine a wide range of challenges for designing modern robotic systems, based on real-life lessons learned from NASA's Human Robotic Systems project and MIRO Lab, an advanced robotic assistance research laboratory. Dr. de Jong will also discuss why Robot Operating System (ROS) 2.0 and robotic systems like NASA's and MIRO Lab's chose to implement a data-centric architecture using Data Distribution Service (DDS), a communication protocol standard for real-time and embedded systems.

Dr. de Jong brings more than 20 years of experience in the software industry. He is one of the pioneers in the development of large-scale, real-time, publish-subscribe middleware that is now revolutionizing the Internet of Things. Dr. de Jong joined RTI in 2005 following RTI's acquisition of 4TEC, a company he co-founded in 2002 and led as CEO.

Event Details

What: "Space Rovers and Surgical Robots: System Architecture Lessons from Mars" complimentary webinar
When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET
Speaker: Dr. Edwin de Jong, Vice President of Sales at RTI

For more information, and to register for this free event, please visit: http://bit.ly/1WQxRJL

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 DDS 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.