Madrid, February 2018

eProsima announces the general availability of eProsima Fast RTPS 1.7.1. This release introduces several new features:

  • TCP Transport. Fast RTPS across Internet/WAN
  • Dynamic Topic Types. Create your types at run-time (no IDL required), type introspection & dynamic type discovery.
  • Security 1.1 compliance. The latest DDS Security Specification

But there is more:

The new version includes also bug fixing, and allocation and performance improvements.

eProsima Fast RTPS is an open source high-performance publish-subscribe framework to share data in distributed systems using a decoupled model based on Publishers, Subscribers and Data Topics.

Minor improvements

* LogFileConsumer added to the logging system
* Handle FASTRTPS_DEFAULT_PROFILES_FILE environment variable indicating the default profiles XML file
* XML parser made more restrictive and with better error messages

Fixed Bugs

It also fixes some important bugs:

* Fixed discovery issues related to the selected network interfaces on Windows
* Improved discovery times
* Workaround ASIO issue with multicast on QNX systems
* Improved TCP transport performance
* Improved handling of key-only data submessages

Main Features of eProsima Fast RTPS:

  • High performance. See the performance benchmarks.
  • Multi-Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac OS, iOS, Android, Raspbian.
  • Easy to use: See a hello world video tutorial here.
  • Free and Open Source: Apache License 2.0
  • Commercial Support Available.
  • Full RTPS compliance: OMG RTPS 2.2 Compliant. Best Effort and Reliable Communications in both Unicast and Multicast.

Downloads and Online Documentation

Please visit the eProsima Fast RTPS product page.


eProsima Fast RTPS is a faster than other pub/sub alternatives such as ZMQ:

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About eProsima:

eProsima is an SME company focused on networking middleware with special attention to the OMG standard called Data Distribution Service for Real-time systems (DDS).

eProsima believes in the Open Source model and provides such Open Source Middleware solutions as eProsima Fast RTPS that is adopted by ROS 2 and eProsima Micro XRCE-DDS that gives access to DDS for eXtreme Resource Constrained Environments: Microcontrollers and which is the base of Micro-ROS. Its other products eProsima RPC over DDSeProsima Non-Intrusive DDS RecordereProsima Dynamic Fast Buffers or eProsima Shapes Demo are widely used as well.

Selected by OSRF (ROS), Apex.aiClearpath RoboticsAmazonAuterionDronecode3D RoboticsIntelligent Robots, and others, eProsima focuses on the customer needs and provides personalized solutions as per demand.

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