About Us

RTC magazine spotlights trends and breakthroughs in the design, development and technology of embedded computers. The publication offers broad based technical, product and market-coverage of the embedded computer arena to industry decision makers. With strong market analysis and technical content, RTC is the magazine engineers and managers rely on for timely coverage of this developing and expanding industry. We offer FREE subscriptions for qualified subscribers.


With a print readership of 18,000, RTC provides readers with insightful analysis of current and emerging technologies and markets. Its target audience is senior engineers and engineering managers in a variety of applications areas. All subscriptions are refreshed annually on a monthly basis.


The editorial content of RTC magazine is composed of seven major sections. Each of these contains staff-written articles and all except Industry Insight also include contributed articles. The sections are:

Industry Insider: The latest breaking news and insight on the embedded-computer industry, technology and markets.

Tech Feature: Looks at broad areas of technology that have applicability over many different system implementations, e.g., FPGAs, Memory Technology, Power, High Availability, etc.

Industry Insight: Staff-written analysis of areas of technology with the ability to cite and compare different companies' specific products as examples.

Technology in Context: Examples of how embedded technology (like that in Tech Feature) is applied in the broad industry segments that RTC's readers are active in, such as telecom, medical instrumentation, industrial control, etc.

Software and Development Tools: Issues and technology for creating and verifying embedded and real-time software.

Product and Technology News: A comprehensive look at the latest products and technology featuring descriptions, photos, price and performance.

Industry Watch: While we look to identify major industry trends and movement, there are some that emerge that do not appear on the editorial calendar. Every month RTC publishes several of such articles that represent the latest leading-edge technologies.