Madrid, July 2019

eProsima announces the general availability of eProsima Fast RTPS 1.8.1. This release introduces the following new feature:

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.


It also adds the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • Fix for get_change on history, which was causing issues during discovery
  • Fix for announcement of participant state, which was sending ParticipantBuiltinData twice
  • Fix for closing multicast UDP channel
  • Fix for race conditions in SubscriberHistory, UDPTransportInterface and StatefulReader
  • Fix for lroundl error on Windows in Time_t
  • CDR & IDL submodules update
  • Use of java 1.8 or greater for fastrtpsgen.jar generation

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 faster than other pub/sub alternatives such as ZMQ:Q:

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 DDS, eProsima Non-Intrusive DDS Recorder, eProsima Dynamic Fast Buffers or eProsima Shapes Demo are widely used as well.

Selected by OSRF (ROS), Apex.ai, Clearpath Robotics, Amazon, Auterion, Dronecode, 3D Robotics, Intelligent Robots, and others, eProsima focuses on the customer needs and provides personalized solutions as per demand.

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