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RTI's new offering for UCS provides comprehensive architectural and transport support, including:
•Free use of RTI Connext™ Data Distribution Service (DDS) middleware for all UCS-compliant systems under RTI's innovative Open Community Source license •Full inclusion of all relevant RTI middleware and tools in the UCS application marketplace •Development of a DO-178C level A certifiable middleware product, intended to enable UAS systems to operate safely in the U.S. National Air Space (NAS) •Targeted services for UCS, including design consulting, data model training and use and implementation guidance for building UCS systems with DDS middleware •Architectural consulting on combining UCS-compatible ground stations with the related Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) standard for avionics software
The UCS program leads a coalition of government entities, prime contractors and RTI internal resources funding the safety evaluation of a constrained-resource DDS middleware. Certification evidence for the product, RTI Connext Cert, will be provided without license fees to UCS program members. With its certification partner Verocel, RTI is generating certification evidence for DO-178C level A, the most stringent safety level.
At the 2013 Interoperable Open Architecture conference, RTI demonstrated an integrated system, including ground station software by
"The UCS program is at the vanguard of many open architecture programs. The UCS architecture, data model and application marketplace uniquely combine all the elements required to realize the vision of reusable component-based system integration. RTI is dedicated to open standards and open architecture. We are excited to provide these key standards-based infrastructure components for UCS."
"RTI Connext forms the key communications platform for DreamHammer's advanced ground station platform software. With RTI middleware and the UCS design, our platform is immediately available as a UCS conformant Presentation Layer for integration into the next generation of ground stations. DreamHammer's Ballista is both a full Ground Control Segment as well as a fully functional UCS Presentation Layer. It is now available through the
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