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A Tour of RTI Applications...v2

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Technology fundamentally improves the peaceful, healthy, environmental, optimistic quality of life.
Smart machines, especially large distributed cyber-physical systems, offer perhaps our lifetime’s---our era’s---biggest potential.

RTI’s primary purpose, since its founding, is to enable and realize the potential of intelligent machines to serve mankind.

We seek to enable the transformation of entire industries.

We seek to make a difference.

We have key, full-scale, successful applications in every one of your divisions…except appliances.

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A Tour of RTI Applications...v2

  1. 1. Your systems. Working as one. A Tour of RTI Applications… The Industrial Internet of Things Connectivity Company
  2. 2. The smart machine era will be the most disruptive in history -- Gartner
  3. 3. To enable and realize the potential of smart machines to serve mankind
  4. 4. Control Future Transport The RTI databus connects the Hyperloop One faster-than- sound transport The control system combines National Instruments LabVIEW nodes with many different systems
  5. 5. Enable Research Exploration OpenROV is bringing a robust, reliable and capable underwater drone platform to consumer, research, and industrial markets “With RTI Connext DDS, we have been able to rapidly achieve our technical goals across multiple platforms, while satisfying the common customer requirement of product reliability. By leveraging emerging tools for designing and interfacing with DDS systems, such as OSRF's ROS2 (Robot Operating System), we made it possible for customers to expand and interoperate with our system.” -- Charles Cross, Embedded Systems Engineer, OpenROV
  6. 6. Enable a Safe Flying Car Urban air mobility will transform daily life for millions. Airbus Vahana is developing the first certified, electric, self-piloted vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) passenger aircraft. RTI Connext DDS addresses diverse systems with the same technology, greatly simplifying design integration and modularity.
  7. 7. Meet the Dataflow Challenge The Mercedes Autonomous Car controls all vehicle dataflow with RTI Connext DDS. The databus combines perception, decision, display, logging, mapping, traffic, navigation, and high-performance vehicle control over a single bus. It connects onboard and cloud modules. More than 14 production-track autonomous vehicle designs use the RTI databus. Status Feb 2016
  8. 8. Run 24x7 Across Continents We selected RTI Connext DDS for its high security rating; its wide support of tools and programming languages, and its reputation for performance, scalability, and 24/7 reliability Sid Koslow, Chief Technology Officer, NAV CANADA Air Traffic Control for Canada 2nd largest ANSP in the world 7 major centers
  9. 9. Scale Intelligent Transportation Cubic is modernizing traffic control and mass transit systems. Cubic helps travelers choose the smartest and easiest way to travel and pay for their journeys. It enables transportation authorities and agencies to manage demand across the entire transportation network – all in real-time. Cubic’s NextCity™ vision integrates city management, integrated traveler payment, and system information.
  10. 10. RTI’s Deep Expertise in Autonomy Connext DDS enables autonomy – Ensures data availability – Guarantees real-time response – Manages complex dataflow and state – Eases system integration – Allows any network – Builds in security from the start – Makes deployment flexible – Eases safety certification – Adapts Intelligence – Connects Vehicle/Cloud Systems Founded from Stanford Aerospace Robotics Lab
  11. 11. The IIoT Disruption The real value is a common architecture that connects sensor to cloud, interoperates between vendors, and spans industries Common technology that spans industries brings bold new approaches and enables fast change
  12. 12. Protect Precious Beginnings Centricity Perinatal Intuitive perinatal software to help you deliver your best care to every mother and baby.
  13. 13. Build Common Platforms "GE Healthcare chose the DDS standard because it can handle many classes of intelligent machines. RTI Connext DDS satisfies the demanding requirements of our devices and supports standardization on a single communications platform across product lines.” -- J Gustavo Perez, General Manager for MI&CT Engineering
  14. 14. Transform Product Architectures ”BK Medical is truly redefining Medical Ultrasound Imaging where the traditional single user / single system approach is being replaced with fully scalable and distributed multi-user systems …we selected the RTI Connext DDS middleware as this gives us all the flexibility and the abstraction needed” Jesper Lomborg Manigoff VP of Engineering Analogic Global Ultrasound
  15. 15. Improve Patient Safety Hospital error is the 3rd leading cause of death (220-440k US deaths/yr) The Integrated Clinical Environment (ICE) standard specifies interoperability for medical devices RTI Connext DDS ties instruments together into a distributed, intelligent care team assistant … the anesthesiologist forgot to resume ventilation after separation from cardiopulmonary bypass…every surgical team surveyed has experienced this error”
  16. 16. Enable IIoT Strategy Hundreds of device types 1000+ patients, 200k+ devices Wired/wireless/ISM WAN/LAN Moving patients Real-time video & waveforms 100% uptime Security "GE Healthcare is leveraging the GE Digital Predix architecture to connect medical devices, cloud-based analytics, and mobile and wearable instruments. The future communication fabric of its monitoring technology is based on RTI's data-centric Connext DDS platform.” Matt Grubis, Chief Engineer, GE Healthcare Life Care Solutions
  17. 17. Ensure Reliable Complex Systems Mevion’s Proton-Beam Radiation Therapy system zaps tumors with accelerated protons The treatment must be continuous for 30-40 days; downtime endangers treatment success With RTI Connext DDS, Mevion’s PBRT delivers dependable treatment at low cost First patient treated Dec 2013, Siteman Cancer Center, St. Louis
  18. 18. Deliver Fast Data On Time The Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery (MIRS) system at DLR coordinates three robots to perform delicate heart surgery. The system closes a distributed loop between the robots and the remote surgeon’s control at 3kHz RTI enables new medical techniques
  19. 19. Connect Mobile to Cloud Physio-Control supplies emergency response medical equipment to 60% of the world’s emergency vehicles “Physio-Control is utilizing RTI Connext DDS to exchange critical patient care information throughout the system of care.” Dale Pearson, VP Data Solutions We envision a society in which no person dies from acute, treatable medical events
  20. 20. Share Wide-Area Voice & Video Exelis (ITT) C4i provides command and control systems for fire, police & emergency response) RTI Connext DDS connects GUIs to servers that route voice and video between mobile and fixed points RTI met the critical needs: scalability, routing, recording
  21. 21. Share Architecture Across Divisions NASA’s Human-Robotic Systems prototypes robots for extraterrestrial surfaces The project coordinates four NASA centers building several different robots. They operate in realistic environments, including over low-bandwidth, high-delay, lossy communications RTI middleware allows these very different systems to share common architecture and data communications over disadvantaged links
  22. 22. Link Over Any Transport NASA proved RTI Connext DDS for low-bandwidth, high-delay, lossy space-earth communications from the ISS RTI middleware communicates over disadvantaged links
  23. 23. Enable Large-Scale System Control The NASA KSC launch control is the world’s largest single-system SCADA It combines 300k points, at 400k msgs/sec RTI Connext DDS powers launch control, in-flight monitoring, UAV reentry-tracking ground station, and the recovery ship DDS connects thousands of sensors and actuators
  24. 24. Switch Wide-Area Video Streams Harmonic transmission and video switching equipment delivers worldwide video-on- demand Central switches and remote “headend” switches assemble hundreds of channels from many sources RTI handles the real-time switching logic, 1,000s of clients connecting and 1,000,000s of messages DDS enables high- performance scalability and future extensibility Harmonic serves most major video delivery services
  25. 25. Ease Mobile Networking Wi-Tronix systems wirelessly monitor high- value mobile assets such as locomotives, industrial equipment and marine vessels RTI addressed critical issues such as optimized flow and discovery process over a wireless network RTI middleware works effectively over lossy wireless networks
  26. 26. Modular Real-Time Control GE Transportation provides freight and passenger locomotives, signaling and communications systems “We have a vision for a connected rail enterprise that leverages advanced software and powerful analytics, providing enhanced visibility into the control architecture. By replacing our previous messaging software with RTI Connext DDS, we were able to increase efficiency by 30% while providing a secure, open architecture that will make it easy for us to monitor the system remotely into the future.” --Tab Mong, System Architect at GE Transportation
  27. 27. Guarantee Fault Tolerance The LPD-17 Ship-Wide Area Network (SWAN) runs machinery, damage control, steering, magnetic signature, mission control, navigation, communication Redundant networks, data, sensors and RTI middleware provide non-stop reliability
  28. 28. Assure Real-Time Performance The Ship Self Defense System is the “last line of defense” SSDS coordinates high- speed radars, targets defensive missiles, and directs 1000+ rounds/sec at incoming cruise missiles SSDS is at sea now RTI delivers messages in real time
  29. 29. Future-Proof Architecture RTI powers the SPY radar for the Aegis Weapon System This highly distributed system of radar, weapons, displays and controls complies with the Navy Open Architecture Standards-based, high- performance middleware avoids vendor lock-in and future-proofs the architectural design
  30. 30. Extend Scalability & Evolution • Raytheon uses RTI middleware to control the new Zumwalt DDG 1000 destroyer • DDS coordinates and manages complex, diverse onboard hardware and software systems • The system connects hundreds of computers, 1500 teams building thousands of applications, and more than 10m publish-subscribe pairs • RTI Connext DDS data centric middleware extends real-time scalability
  31. 31. Ease System Integration RTI is the leading vendor of combat system messaging RTI connects disparate systems, merges multiple languages on multiple operating systems, handles DIL links and legacy interfaces RTI enables easy, large- scale integration
  32. 32. Speed Development General Atomics Advanced Cockpit Ground Control Stations deliver real-time data acquisition, analysis, and response for unmanned aircraft systems GA selected RTI for proven software & services This application was developed significantly faster than with alternative software or building in house RTI Connext DDS simplifies application code to speed development
  33. 33. Lead Autonomous Architecture RTI leads in defining standard architectures for unmanned vehicles RTI is key to the architecture and data model efforts for both UCS (ground stations) and FACE (avionics) DDS enables component-based smart systems
  34. 34. Automated Flight Retrofit Aurora Flight Sciences ALIAS (Aircrew Labor In-cockpit Automation System) is a minimally-invasive robotic copilot It combines manipulation and machine vision to actuate aircraft controls and perceive aircraft instruments RTI Connext DDS integrates advanced software and controls into an open, adaptable architecture Aurora will adapt the design to many commercial and military aircraft
  35. 35. Upgrade Legacy Systems Boeing’s AWACS provides airborne surveillance, command & control for battle management The AWACS upgrade design is more open and supportable Open and extensible middleware lowers maintenance cost
  36. 36. Integrate Systems in Real Time The AN/SPY-6 Air and Missile Defense Radar radar will form the core of the Navy’s next- generation air, missile, surface, and ballistic defense RTI middleware tracks thousands of objects and coordinates many ships and planes It will be the Navy’s most modular, scalable and capable radar
  37. 37. Modernize Ship Architecture Ulstein Bridge Vision combines: • 360 degree sensing • Modern bridge controls • Advanced HMI • Redundant networking • Assisted maneuvering
  38. 38. Coordinate Operations RTI Connext DDS operates Shanghai PVG ground control since 2015. Expanding to air operations and between PuDong and Hongqiao. Future expansion to entire South East China region.
  39. 39. Plug-n-Play Across Vendors Audi’s hardware-in-the-loop simulation feeds realistic data to components to test hundreds of ECUs The system integrates simulation vendor solutions RTI middleware enables a modular environment that scales to test entire vehicles and complex scenarios
  40. 40. Enable Autonomy RTI has deep expertise and history in autonomous systems RTI Connext DDS enables advanced autonomous vehicles in land, sea, and air RTI middleware separates software modules, easing development and reducing certification costs
  41. 41. Integrate Intelligence VW uses RTI Connext DDS for advanced vehicle projects • Driver Assistance and Integrated Safety System Combines radars, proximity sensors, and video to assist safe operation Helps avoid obstacles, detects lane departures, tracks eye activity, and safely negotiates bends • V-Charge Autonomous Electric Vehicle Combines inexpensive video, radar, & ultrasound sensors Demoed auto recharge and self parking in 2014 RTI enables advanced reactive systems in transportation VW Cargate™ ECU integrates DDS Ethernet with existing CANbus
  42. 42. Allow UAS in National Air Space Ground Based Sense and Avoid (GBSAA) allows Unmanned Air System operation in US National Air Space – Repositioning – Training & testing – Disaster relief – Forest monitoring and fire suppression DO178C safety certified Management: US Army UAS Project Office System integrator: SRC, Inc.
  43. 43. Assure Safety-Critical Operation Connext DDS Micro Cert – Stringent SWaP requirements – Complete certification evidence – Full interoperability with Connext DDS product line DO-178C Level A – Flight management systems ISO 26262* – Road vehicle functional safety IEC 60601 class 3* – Medical devices *Available soon
  44. 44. Work in Harsh Environments Joy Global is the world’s largest mining equipment manufacturer RTI Connext DDS forms the backbone of Joy’s architecture, connecting sensors, controllers, operator GUI, surface comms, and historian Reliable, fast connectivity enables control, debugging, and system health monitoring for continuous mining
  45. 45. Automate for Cost & Environment Well drilling automation: – Supports more complex, higher-quality wells – Captures domain knowledge from the 60% of field experts retiring over next 6 years – Increases safety – Protects the environment from groundwater problems – Decreases time and costs – Improves well quality and production – Decreases downtime and equipment failure
  46. 46. Efficient, Safe Automation Robotic Drilling Systems AS uses RTI Connext DDS to reduce manual operations for flexible drilling The RDS robotics system automates all operations on the drill floor, replacing slow, dangerous operations with fast and safe handling
  47. 47. Advance Precision Science European Southern Observatory’s 8.2m Very Large Telescope can see objects four billion times fainter than the eye The new 39-meter Extremely Large Telescope, under construction, will be the world’s largest optical telescope The telescopes precisely synchronize hundreds of servo mirrors and scientific instruments RTI middleware coordinates precise control and measurement Thor’s Helmet Nebula Credit: ESO/B. Bailleul
  48. 48. Ensure Critical Infrastructure Reliability • RTI Connext DDS controls the 6.8 GW Grand Coulee Dam – Largest power plant in North America – Fastest-responding major power source on the Western Grid – Requires 24x7 operation • USACE is deploying the design across the 80-dam US hydropower system • Connext DDS met the challenges – Extreme availability – Wide area communications – Multi-level routing – High security – 300k data values • RTI system live since Jan 2014
  49. 49. Find and Deliver the Right Data • Wind turbine farms can include 500 turbines with 100m blades • Turbine control requires fast local loops and maintenance data collection • Gust control across the array requires fast communications with dynamic, selective filtering • RTI Connext DDS enables large, distributed intelligent machines
  50. 50. Modular Application Development A product group within ABB’s Grid Automation business unit chose RTI Connext DDS to: – Enable modular substation automation applications – Significantly reduce the cost of development – Leverage a standards- based commercial product
  51. 51. Integrate Mission Avionics HH-60G Pave Hawk's core mission is recovery of personnel under stressful conditions. It supports many versatile missions, including search and rescue, emergency aeromedical evacuation, disaster relief, international aid and counter-drug activities. RTI Connext DDS powers Pave Hawk’s mission computer.
  52. 52. Partner for IIoT Platform Strategy Shared Memory, LAN, WAN, Internet RTI DDS Toolkit RTI Connext DDS C/C++, C#/.NET, Java, ADA, … Applications RTI Adapter Unmodified Existing Applications D D S B u s DAQ Devices Sensors Actuators DAQ Devices Sensors Actuators
  53. 53. Integrate Engineering Tools The Mathworks provides top tools and engineering design software • The DDS Blockset for Simulink integrates RTI Connext DDS with graphical algorithm development, connecting design to executing code. • Direct Matlab ingest enables real- time plotting and data acquisition RTI and Mathworks speed complex engineering software from design to implementation
  54. 54. DDS is Different! Data-Centric DDS Shared Data Model DataBus Point-to-Point TCP Sockets Client/Server MQTT XMPP OPC CORBA Brokered ESB Daemon Publish/Subscribe Fieldbus CANbus ZeroMQ JMS Queuing AMQP Active MQ Messaging protocols hide the data in messages. Data-centric DDS directly manages and shares the data itself, allowing selective delivery, better integration, and faster performance.
  55. 55. Tentative efforts lead to tentative outcomes. Therefore, give yourself fully to your endeavors. Decide to construct your character through excellent actions and determine to pay the price of a worthy goal. The trials you encounter will introduce you to your strengths. Remain steadfast, and one day you will build something that endures; something worthy of your potential. Epictetus, Roman Philosopher
  56. 56. RTI Quality Policy RTI commits to making our customers successful through products and services that exceed expectations. Delivering high-quality results is a core responsibility of every employee. RTI’s commitment to process- based management and continuous improvement through management review ensures achievement of our Mission, Strategy and Company goals.

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