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RTI CEO Elected to the Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee

IIC Steering Committee to Manage Efforts to Improve Integration of the Physical and Digital Worlds

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things communications platform company, today announced that CEO Stan Schneider has been elected to the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) Steering Committee. The role of the steering committee includes (but is not limited to) fiscal oversight and setting up subcommittees, such as research selection, test bed creation and defining standards requirements and priorities.

Schneider was elected by vote of the membership and will serve a one-year term as the small-industry membership representative. He will work alongside the founding members from AT&T, GE, Cisco, IBM and Intel as well as the three other rotating steering committee seats. The working groups' responsibilities will include considering research proposals and grant funding from government funds, prioritizing and developing requirements for standards to run through the IIC, making decisions on publications, defining and managing the rules, and other items.

"The Industrial Internet, and in particular the rise of intelligent distributed machines, is the most exciting transformation of our time," said Stan Schneider, CEO of RTI. "The greatest opportunity for the Industrial Internet is the integration of operational technologies with cloud analytics. The IIC can and will be the preeminent driver of this future. I'm honored to serve on the steering committee."

The new Steering Committee members will begin their term at the upcoming members' meeting in Austin, TX on Sept. 16-18. More information on the IIC Steering Committee can be found here: http://bit.ly/1pkyR8a

About RTI

RTI provides the communications platform for the real-time Internet of Things.

Our RTI Connext™ messaging software forms the core nervous system for smart, distributed applications. RTI Connext allows devices to intelligently share information and work together as one integrated system. RTI was named "The Most influential Industrial Internet of Things Company" in 2014 by Appinions and published in Forbes.

Our customers span the breadth of the Internet of Things, including medical, energy, mining, air traffic control, trading, automotive, unmanned systems, industrial SCADA, naval systems, air and missile defense, ground stations, and science. The total value of system designs that trust RTI for their fundamental architecture exceeds $1 trillion.

RTI is committed to open standards, open community source and open architecture. RTI provides the leading implementation of the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS) standard.

RTI is the world's largest embedded middleware provider, privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

RTI, Real-Time Innovations, RTI Data Distribution Service, Connext and 1RTI are registered trademarks or trademarks of Real-Time Innovations, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective companies.

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