About Concurrent Real-Time
Building real-time technology since 1966
Our mission is to be the leading provider of best-in-class real-time Linux solutions and support for time-critical applications, and to inspire technological advancements worldwide.
At a Glance
Concurrent Real-Time is the industry’s foremost provider of high-performance, real-time Linux software, hardware and professional services. For more than 50 years, we have been providing the best-in-class, real-time solutions and support for mission-critical applications worldwide. With offices in 6 countries, our core competencies include:
- X-in-the-Loop (hardware-in-the-loop, man-in-the-loop and AI-in-the-loop simulation)
- High-speed data acquisition and signal conditioning
- Process control solutions
- High-performance visual systems
- Low-latency transaction processing
HBK’s Virtual Test Division
In July 2021, Concurrent Real-Time was purchased by Spectris, plc, and became part of its HBK Virtual Test Division. Spectris, plc specializes in precision instrumentation and controls, and employs over 7,500 worldwide. HBK is a Spectris platform business employing approximately 2,900 globally. In 2019, Spectris aligned a group of Virtual Testing companies as a division under its HBK platform since HBK already had a strong presence in physical testing and data acquisition.
HBK’s Virtual Test Division currently includes five companies that focus on providing real-time software, simulator, and hardware-in-the-loop solutions to virtually test products throughout the development cycle, helping companies accelerate innovation and reduce time-to-market, and improve their competitive advantage.
Innovation with Global Reach
Concurrent Real-Time’s innovations power development and deployment around the world. With sales and support staff in North America, Europe, and Asia, we can meet the needs of clients regardless of location.
As part of HBK’s Virtual Test Division, Concurrent Real-Time has the support of 250 highly skilled employees in offices in the United States, Germany, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Japan, and China.
Our Certificates and Memberships
We are ISO 9001:2015-certified for our quality management system in designing, developing, and manufacturing integrated solutions for the sales and service of computer hardware and software.
We are proud members of:
National Training & Simulation Association (NTSA)
National Defense Industrial Association
Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA)
National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)
Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC)
Association of the US Army (AUSA)
National Armaments Consortium (NAC)
RedHawk Linux is U.S. Navy DADMS approved.
The History of Concurrent Real-Time
Interdata, Inc. is founded and introduces 16-bit microcomputers.
Datacraft is formed.
Harris-Intertype acquires majority interest in Datacraft.
Perkin-Elmer acquires Interdata and creates new division: the Data Systems Group.
Perkin-Elmer introduces first 32-bit minicomputer.
The Data Systems Group is spun off from Perkin-Elmer as Concurrent Computer Corporation.
Concurrent merges with MASSCOMP, a real-time UNIX computing company.
Harris Computer Systems (formerly Datacraft) is spun off from Harris Corporation.
Harris Real-Time Computer Systems is acquired.
MediaHawk video server is introduced.
Florida headquarters relocates to Atlanta as company focuses on video-on-demand market.
The RedHawk real-time OS is introduced for the x86 Linux solutions market.
Concurrent awarded Lockheed Martin Star Supplier Award.
SIMulation Workbench real-time modeling environment introduced.
New suite of products for hardware-in-the-loop automotive testing market is introduced.
RedHawk Linux for ARM64 embedded applications is introduced.
Battery Ventures acquires Concurrent's real time business, creating Concurrent Real-Time, Inc.
RedHawk KVM-RT, RedHawk Linux for NVIDIA Jetson, and FPGA Workbench are introduced.
Concurrent Real-Time awarded BAE Systems Gold Tier Supplier Award
In July, Concurrent Real-Time is acquired by Spectris plc and becomes part of HBK's Virtual Test Division.
In August, Concurrent Real-Time wins 2021 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Platinum Award for FPGA Workbench.