Addi-Data Joins RTX Embedded Driver Partner Program

Ardence, the global leader in developing software platforms for the on-demand world, today announced that Addi-Data, German manufacturer of PC-based solutions for industrial measurement and automation, joined the RTX Embedded Driver Partner Program and now provides RTX drivers for most of its PCI and CPCI data acquisition boards.

“By joining the RTX Embedded Driver Partner Program, we have formalized our partnership with Ardence,” said René Ohlmann, Addi-Data’s managing director. “Addi-Data has been developing RTX drivers for several years and the combination of our hardware with RTX drivers is an optimal solution for us because it enhances our customers’ applications, reduces development time-to-market and creates a competitive advantage in their markets. Addi-Data now provides Microsoft Windows users with solutions for their real-time data acquisition and process control applications.”

Addi-Data’s measurement boards are used in many demanding applications, such as industrial automation and testing equipment. The RTX drivers support the following functions: isolated digital I/O boards, 24 V, data acquisition with multifunction DAQ boards, counting, and serial interfaces RS232, RS422, RS485, and 20 mA CL. All functions are available for the PCI-Bus as well as for the CompacPCI-Bus. The boards are equipped with filters and protection circuitries to guarantee a reliable use in noisy environments.

Ardence RTX is the only software solution that gives developers deterministic control of Windows XP-based systems that require a high level of performance and scalability. RTX provides functionality that gives developers deterministic control of Windows-based systems that require a high level of performance and scalability. This real-time control solution allows developers to reduce system costs, improve reliability, speed the time to market and increase the performance of their applications.

“Addi-Data is a great addition to our growing list of RTX driver partners,” said Stephen Woodard, Ardence Senior Vice President of Global Operations. “This collaboration assures developers that they can efficiently integrate deterministic control on Windows systems with Addi-Data’s DAQ boards. It is clear that Addi-Data understands the value that RTX provides to their customers,” said Woodard.

RTX is deployed widely in industrial automation, military and aerospace, simulation, robotics, test and measurement and medical devices. As a COTS-based software solution, RTX can enable the elimination of costly and aging proprietary hardware-based systems. Evaluation versions of RTX can be downloaded at no cost.

About Addi-Data GmbH
Founded in 1984, we provide reliable and powerful solutions for industrial measurement and automation, as well as a fast and competent technical support. The product range contains PC based solutions as well as distributed solutions that are successfully used worldwide in all fields of automation. Products include:

  • Interference-free PC boards (PCI-, PCIexpress, PC/104+-, CompactPCI- -bus)
  • Ethernet-ready, compact embedded system with web server functions
  • Ethernet I/O modules for distributed measurement and control tasks

All products are delivered with the appropriate connection boards and cables as well as a wide range of free drivers and samples.

Addi-Data operates worldwide with support from a distributor network.

About Ardence Inc.
Ardence develops software platforms for the on-demand world. Our Software-Streaming Platform enables IT to become more agile by delivering a virtualized IT infrastructure. Our Embedded OEM Development Platform Enables Embedded OEMs to leverage Ardence’s control and real-time technologies – and our Embedded Windows expertise – to develop systems that deliver increased performance and manageability. Founded in 1980, Ardence is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and operates across North America, Europe and Asia.