The Software Framework for Autonomy

Architects and developers choose Connext Professional to build open and scalable real-world systems. Its data-centric connectivity framework distributes and manages real-time data, allowing applications and devices to work together as one, integrated system. Its decentralized architecture and peer-to-peer communication enable high-reliability and a real-time Quality of Service (QoS) while eliminating bottlenecks and any single point of failure. A rich set of tools simplifies development and accelerates integration testing and debugging, from design to deployment. With over 70% of the DDS market share, Connext Professional delivers the most proven foundation for mission-critical systems.

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Connecting Distributed Systems

Connext Professional is a robust framework for developing and integrating safety- and mission-critical systems. Its data-centric approach eases system integration by allowing applications to interact directly with data objects and enables the creation of scalable systems that span diverse public and private networks.

Enterprise Integration Patterns

Supports the fundamental communication patterns in intelligent distributed systems including data-centric publish-subscribe, request-reply and queuing.

DDS Standard Compliance

Full compliance with the OMG® DDS for Real-Time Systems standard, including the DDS API and network interoperability protocol (DDSI-RTPS).

Industrial Grade Performance and Reliability

Proven superior performance and reliability through benchmarked latency and throughput tests. Reliable multicast and network support for scalable data distribution.

Three-Minute Topic: Connext Professional

Watch this brief overview on RTI’s flagship product, Connext Professional, to understand what it is and how it works.

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Comprehensive Data Framework

Connext Professional is a comprehensive data connectivity framework that simplifies data exchange through a centralized software databus. It connects applications to data - not to each other - for secure and scalable data distribution, synchronization and management from edge to cloud.


Connext Tools

Connext Professional includes a unique, comprehensive set of tools and utilities to provide deep visibility into running systems, accelerate testing, help troubleshoot application connectivity, solve complex data integration problems and speed time to market. From design to production, Connext Tools help ease the entire development lifecycle.

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Infrastructure Services

Connext Infrastructure Services enables developers to rapidly scale and integrate real-time, distributed systems. These systems could be based on DDS and non-DDS applications. Infrastructure Services are included in the Connext product suite and deliver unique and powerful functionalities that bring any distributed system to the next level and speed time-to-market.

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Customer Snapshots

RTI Connext is proven in real-world applications across industries to connect and secure mission-critical, intelligent systems.

European Space Agency (ESA)

Read how ESA is using Connext to manage real-time communications between the International Space Station and a robot on a planet’s surface.

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GE Transportation

Learn how GE Transportation’s connected rail enterprise is using Connext, leveraging advanced software and powerful analytics to enhance visibility into the control architecture.

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Read how managing and analyzing equipment data in real-time delivers intelligent capabilities and predictive maintenance.

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Lockheed Martin

Learn how standards-based, next generation naval systems break vendor lock-in, drive interoperability and future-proofs architectural designs.

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We offer simple and fair pricing. Depending on the nature of your project, pricing options include Commercial, Research, Academic and Open Source licenses. We also offer a free 30-day trial.

Commercial Licenses

Pricing is based on the number of developers using Connext on your project. Distribution of applications that use RTI core products is royalty-free.

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Research and University Program

RTI is committed to supporting universities in their research labs and classroom projects. We offer a free, one-year, renewable license to Connext® Secure for academic, noncommercial use.

Research and Non-Commercial

RTI offers special license programs for qualified research and non-commercial use. Download a free trial to apply.