RTI System Designer: Simplifying the Way DDS Developers Build Large Systems
In episode 52, we’re joined by Gianpiero Napoli, Principal Software Engineer and Lead Developer for RTI System Designer. Gianpiero discusses how RTI System Designer can ease the configuration process and manage the complexity of building large Connext DDS systems.
How Digitalization is Transforming the Energy Grid
Built on infrastructure that’s been in place for 100 years, the Energy Grid remains one of the greatest engineering marvels of the 20th Century. But can today’s Power Grid withstand the requirements for true digital transformation? Erik Felt, Market Development Director - Future Grid at RTI, joins us to explain why current modernization efforts may already be antiquated and that a better solution is needed.
IIoT 101: What is a Databus?
Bert Farabaugh, Director of Field Applications Engineering at RTI, joins us to answer all of your databus questions. Tune in to hear Bert explain how a databus is different from a database, what a layered databus is, how a databus works and the many ways it can be used.
Increasing Your Team's Efficiency with RTI Professional Services
Their mission is to accelerate time to value for your Connext DDS-enabled systems. Senior Applications Engineer Fran Porcel joins us from RTI's Professional Services team and explains how they work with customers to increase efficiency and drive project success.
What it Takes to Secure & Safety Certify an Autonomous System
“Safety” is a very layered term in the industry right now. Fortunately, RTI’s Sr. Product Manager Niheer Patel joins us today to help break down the meaning of safety. Mr. Patel takes us on a quick journey through the safety certification process and explains why it’s crucial for autonomous vehicle development.
What’s Next in the Autonomous Vehicle Space
As we wrap up our automotive podcast series, Autonomous Systems expert Bob Leigh weighs in on key market trends for Autonomous Vehicles. By way of an early preview, Bob also discusses what RTI has in store for visitors to our booth at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Spoiler alert: It's all-new and epic.
Announcing RTI Connext Drive: Connecting Automotive Ecosystems to Speed Time to Market
Tune in to this special episode as we speak to Senior Product Manager Niheer Patel about RTI Connext Drive, RTI’s first and only integrated framework to bridge all automotive ecosystems including DDS, ROS2, AUTOSAR Classic and AUTOSAR Adaptive.
DDS and TSN: Where Software and Hardware Meet for Real-Time Data Exchange
In episode 41, RTI CTO Gerardo Pardo fills us in on the latest work being done with DDS and Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN). When paired with DDS, TSN has the potential to offer significant cost savings, as well as improved interoperability, bandwidth and performance for distributed systems.
Top IIoT Use Cases Enabled by DDS
In episode 39 we speak with Brett Murphy, Senior Director of Market Development. Brett discusses why IIoT is one of the hottest topics in industries today. Additionally, Brett breaks down his favorite industrial IoT use cases that require real-time data exchange in distributed environments.
Increase the Performance of your IIoT System
Connext 6 includes new features such as Flat Data and Zero Copy designed to make your distributed systems perform better than ever. Learn what these features are, how they work and why you should use them to optimize your Industrial IoT system.
Connext 6 - Available Now
RTI’s Manager of Product Management, Lee Johnson announces the release of Connext 6, the latest version of the industry-leading Connext DDS software that has been in development for the last 2 years. Learn how Connext 6 and its new features address the needs of cutting-edge IIoT systems.
Connext 6 - Announcing the First Medical-Grade Connectivity Framework
Healthcare technology expert David Niewolny introduces RTI Connext 6 - the first medical-grade connectivity framework. Learn how Connext 6 is helping healthcare companies lower IIoT system costs, enhance security and decrease time to market.
How the Industrial IoT will Revolutionize the Oil and Gas Industry
In episode 31 we learn what the future of the oil and gas industry will look like. RTI Market Development Director Mark Carrier explains the technology transformation underway and touches on some of the latest trends in automation.
Connext 6 - Designing Industrial IoT Systems for Scale
This week on The Connext Podcast we’re joined by RTI’s Rajive Joshi, Principal Solutions Architect, and Fernando Crespo Sanchez, Product Architect. Learn what it takes to design large industrial systems for scale using DDS, and gain a preview of RTI Connext 6 (coming Q1 2019).
Connext 6 - Announcing the First Connectivity Software for Highly Autonomous Systems
Autonomous systems expert Bob Leigh introduces RTI Connext 6, built to address the common challenges of autonomous systems. Learn what it takes to get an autonomous vehicle on the road and how the disruption of the transportation industry will change the future.
Connext Tools for IIoT System Development, Part 3
As we wrap up our three-part series with Ken Brophy, we conclude our interview with a discussion about testing and tuning of DDS systems. We learn why testing and tuning is important and which tools are best if you’re a new Connext Tools user. Also, Ken shares what’s on the horizon for the Connext Tools product suite.
Connext Tools for IIoT System Development, Part 2
This week we’re talking about administration and monitoring with a focus on DDS systems, and how Connext Tools can help. We continue our discussion with Ken Brophy, Principal Software Engineer, as he discusses how to use RTI Tools to improve performance in operational monitoring and customer system integration.
Connext Tools for IIoT System Development, Part 1
The Future of Simulation is in Real-Time Connectivity
In episode 24 we take on realistic simulations through real-time data exchange. We’re joined by simulation expert Rob Proctor, Field Application Engineer for RTI. Rob’s extensive knowledge of the Training and Simulation space helps us understand the latest trends and challenges in simulated training and testing environments. We’ll also discuss how other industries, such as healthcare and autonomous systems, can benefit from this type of technology.
Measuring Performance Metrics of Connext DDS vs. Open Source DDS, Part 2
In episode 23, we continue our discussion of performance benchmarking with Sander Mertens. In part 2 we learn how to find the best optimization tools and which statistics are most important for measuring the performance of your IIoT system. We’ll also dive into Connext DDS Secure with an interesting podcast twist.
Clarifying the Industrial IoT
Stan Schneider is the CEO of RTI and author of the eBook, The Rise of the Robot Overlords: Clarifying the Industrial IoT. Find out what the rise of the robot overlords means and how it will impact the world as we know it. We also discuss the ins and outs of autonomous vehicles and how companies building IIoT systems need to be thinking about security.
Measuring the Performance Metrics of Connext DDS vs. Open Source DDS
In this episode, we speak with Sander Mertens, principal applications engineer at RTI. Find out what Sander discovered when he compared performance metrics between RTI Connext DDS and open source DDS implementations. Also, learn how to consider these metrics when scaling your distributed systems.
Integrating Medical Devices with DocBox
Tracy Rausch is the co-founder of DocBox, a company developing an advanced clinical process management solution for hospitals. In this episode, Tracy explains how device connectivity can eliminate medical errors and improve clinical workflow. We’ll also discuss why data centricity is similar to the thought process of a physician and what the future of the healthcare industry will bring.
How the IoT is Transforming Healthcare
In this episode we interview David Niewolny, market development director at RTI, to talk about how the IoT is impacting the Healthcare industry. We’ll discuss how medical companies can enhance current healthcare practices by implementing connected, real time devices that improve the patient experience, and most importantly, reduce the number of medical errors that occur in hospitals every year.
Delivering Emerging IIoT Technology with RTI Labs
In this episode we interview Lee Johnson, product manager at RTI, to learn about RTI Labs, a program that provides developers with early access to advanced, IIoT technology. And the best part is, it’s free! We’ll also talk about the newest addition to RTI Labs - Log Parser.
Connecting Autonomous Systems with NextDroid, Part 2
In episode 17, we continue our discussion of autonomous systems with Daniel Gandhi. In Part 2 we learn more about how his early work allowed him to apply his technical background to solve some of the biggest challenges in autonomous vehicles involving safety.
Connecting Autonomous Systems with NextDroid, Part 1
To kick off season two of The Connext Podcast, we interview Daniel Gandhi, Director of Autonomous Vehicles at NextDroid. In episode 16 find out what it takes to get an autonomous vehicle on the road, how to best combine machine learning with deep learning and AI, and what the technical requirements are for complex autonomous systems.
Integrate and Scale your IIoT Systems
In this episode of The Connext Podcast, we talk to Antonio about the challenges of integrating and scaling complex systems and applications. It just so happens that Antonio worked on the development of Routing Service and Cloud Discovery Service, both of which can be used to help with these tasks!
The Role of Standards in Easing Technology Integrations
DDS, OPC UA, WIS, oh my! In Episode 13 of the Connext Podcast, we talk to Fernando Garcia about integration technologies and defining open standards. You'll learn about some of the standards we are helping to develop, specifically those that ease software integration.
It's All About the TECHNICAL Details - Connecting the Pieces in the IIoT
Connext DDS 5.3 is loaded with new features to help you build amazing systems and in Episode 12 we’re interviewing Fernando Crespo, Product Architect, to learn all of the details behind the new features available in 5.3. If you’re curious whether or not 5.3 could be a part of your system solution then this episode is for you.
Announcing the First Connectivity Software for Architecting IIoT Systems of Systems
In this episode of The Connext Podcast, David Barnett, VP of Products and Markets, explains IIoT challenges in the context of market problems and describes how brand new features included in Connext DDS 5.3 are the ideal way to solve them.
Becoming an IIoT Software Developer (and Manager!)
The journey from student to Senior Software Engineer is one that many of our listeners are familiar with, but what happens when you throw a dose of management into the mix? In this episode, Erin shares with us the details and insights gained from her experience, as well as the BEST response to "Explain DDS to me like I'm 5" we've heard to date.
Leading Applications and Architecture for the Industrial IoT (Pt. 1)
If you've been looking for an introduction to the IIoT, look no further! In this episode, we're sharing an audio version of our popular eBook, "Leading Applications and Architecture for the Industrial Internet of Things," written by Stan Schneider and read by Lacey Trebaol.
Securing Industrial IoT Systems
Tackling security for IIoT systems goes beyond technical challenges to include business motivations and vendor coordination. In Episode 5, Dr. Soroush takes us on a tour of security efforts and discusses how the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is making strides to advance the development of security for the IIoT.