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July 12, 2021

Acquisition of Concurrent Real-Time Completed

Egham, UK

Spectris plc, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Concurrent Real-Time, Inc., a global provider of high-performance, real-time computational hardware and software solutions, having received all regulatory approvals.

From today, Concurrent Real-Time becomes part of HBK – Hottinger Brüel & Kjær, marking the completion of the transaction in line with its strategy to enhance and grow its market-leading simulator platform businesses and fully integrate hardware-in-the-loop (‘HiL’) technology.

Joe Vorih, CEO of HBK, says “Our strategy remains clear – to become the preferred partner to our customers as they look to accelerate product development and optimize sensing to improve their products. Both virtual testing and physical testing are critical to the acceleration of product development, and the acquisition of Concurrent-RT and establishing our Virtual Test Division significantly strengthens our technology solution and customer offering on this journey.”

Concurrent Real-Time, together with VI-grade and Imtec Engineering, will constitute the “Virtual Test Division” within HBK. The Division will focus on providing complete solutions to virtually test products throughout the entire development cycle, helping companies accelerate innovation, reduce time-to-market, and improve their competitive advantage. The synergy of these businesses will build on their market-leading positions in simulation software, simulators and hard-real-time computing solutions, broadening the product portfolio while improving delivery capability and reach in the high-growth R&D markets within automotive, and aerospace and defense.

About Concurrent Real-Time

Concurrent Real-Time is a leading provider of high-performance real-time computer systems, solutions and software for commercial and government markets worldwide. The Company’s RedHawk™ Linux® solutions deliver hard real-time performance for the most sophisticated X-in-the-Loop simulation, high-speed data acquisition, process control and low-latency transaction processing applications. Through support of NVIDIA® Jetson™ platforms, RedHawk Linux is also ideally suited for complex real-time CUDA® applications.

With over 55 years of real-time expertise, Concurrent Real-Time‘s solutions enable customers to gain the competitive edge and reduce costs by accelerating innovation and reducing time-to-market. Headquartered in Pompano Beach, FL, the Company provide sales and support from offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia, and is part of HBK’s Virtual Test Division.

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