RTI Shapes Demo (Shapes) is a tool used to learn basic Data Distribution ServiceTM (DDS) concepts, such as Publish-Subscribe messaging, data centricity and Quality of Service. Shapes is a simple, game-like, standalone graphical application that does not require any programming.


  • Learn the fundamentals of DDS without the need for coding
  • Gain the skills to create and configure DDS Publish-Subscriber functionality

Starting with an easy walkthrough, anyone from developers to students and business professionals can quickly learn basic DDS concepts with Shapes.