Atlas Copco Construction and Mining Australia has selected the OpenSplice DDS product suite from PrismTech, a global leader in software platforms for distributed systems, to support the company’s latest construction and mining products. Atlas Copco is a world-leading manufacturer of underground and surface rock excavation equipment for the construction and mining industry.
OpenSplice DDS provides real-time data sharing capabilities for the common software platform being deployed by Atlas Copco across its mining product lines.
Tobias Furuholm, Senior Specialist Software Platforms at Atlas Copco explained that the OpenSplice DDS was selected for its exceptional performance, scalability, reliability, and operating system availability in addition to important programming language support, including the latest DDS ISO C++ APIs.
Adding OpenSplice DDS to the common software platform will allow Atlas Copco to achieve greater technology re-use and commonality across products than previously possible. The platform leverages COTS technologies such as OpenSplice DDS to help reduce the costs associated with maintaining in-house developed solutions. OpenSplice DDS also enables the company to bring new products to market more quickly and further lower operational expenditure by reducing the maintenance burden required to support multiple different platforms.
According to Steve Jennis, SVP Corporate Development, PrismTec, OpenSplice DDS is a best-in-class technology that is helping customers meet the demanding requirements of next generation distributed systems.
PrismTech’s OpenSplice DDS is the leading (commercial and Open Source) implementation of the Object Management Group's (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS) for Real-Time Systems standard. OpenSplice DDS optimally addresses the real-time information distribution and management challenges posed by high performance real-time industrial and manufacturing systems. Setting new levels of performance, robustness, scalability, fault-tolerance and portability (platform support), OpenSplice DDS is a key component of PrismTech’s Vortex family of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) enabling technologies.