Delivering Solutions. Enabling Compliance.
Realtime exists to make our customer’s product vision a reality. We specialize in bringing compliant innovation to the regulated, mission-critical and high-reliability product industries. Realtime design’s with the end in mind. Our customers benefit from vast experience, a relentless focus on delivering the final result, and a shared enthusiasm for meeting the project timelines.
Product Development Expertise
We have a uniquely qualified staff with experience in the following product development roles:
System Definition and Architecture
Realtime works closely with stakeholders to capture system requirements and use cases. We define the structure, behavior, and operating model for the system and achieve design consensus.
Realtime identifies key components, performs schematic capture, layout, and procures prototype assemblies.
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Software / Firmware Design
Realtime implements robust software to meet system requirements and use cases. Realtime works closely with stakeholders and industrial designers to implement an excellent user experience.
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Realtime implements the mechanical subsystem, designing housings and assemblies to meet environmental requirements.
Realtime interfaces all subsystems together and verifies that all electro-mechanical and software interfaces are operating correctly.
Systems Verification & Validation
Realtime ensures that the system meets all requirements and stakeholder goals are achieved through formal systems testing.
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Realtime’s project engineers and managers value customer input and encourage our customers to play an active role throughout the design process.
Realtime News and Press Releases
November 29, 2016
RoHS Directive 2011
The RoHS directive restricts hazardous substances that may be contained in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE). The new RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU, better known as RoHS 2, went into effect on January 2, 2013. But what does this mean for the Or ..
November 23, 2016
Transitioning Your Quality System – ISO13485:2016
ISO13485:2016 ISO 13485:2016 was released earlier this year and, to remain certified, companies will have to transition by 2019. These next few years will be quite interesting in the device world between this release, the EU in vitro diagnostic and ..
October 5, 2016
An Engineer’s Reward
When you work in an industry for so long you sometimes forget the impact you’re making outside of it. It can be hard to look around at all the products your company makes and clearly see their practicality or functionality in an office context. Howev ..
September 28, 2016
The Realtime Group and Intertek Announce Partnership
Plano, Texas – September 28, 2016 – The Realtime Group, a product development company, and the Consulting Services Group at Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, today announced a strategic partnership to augme ..
September 27, 2016
Is Your Software a Medical Device?
The FDA and EU regulators have started blurring the lines about what constitutes a “medical device” – specifically as it relates to software. Software can now assist in a lot of areas of diagnosis and treatment, which causes confusion. For exam ..
September 19, 2016
The Art of Engineering
When people think of engineers they often think of detail-oriented, left-brained individuals. This can be true, but the great thing about engineering is there are a lot of specializations involved, that means a lot of brains are involved. This divers ..
July 11, 2016
Medical Device Software Development Lifecycle Standard Changes
Medical Device Software Development Lifecycle Standard Changes – IEC 62304:2006 vs. 62304:2015 (Amendment 1) Devices such as infusion pumps, pacemakers, hospital beds, and digital thermometers are considered medical devices since they interact ..
July 5, 2016
FDA Product Safety Standard Deadline Looming
FDA Product Safety Standard Deadline Looming – 60601-1 Edition 3, Amendment 1 July 30, 2016 marks the last day that the FDA will accept an Electronic Medical Device Product Safety submission based on IEC 60601-1, Edition 3 without Amendment 1 ..
July 4, 2016
Medical Device Product Safety Standard
Medical Device Product Safety Standard – ANSI/AAMI/IEC 60601-1 Edition 3, Amendment 1 Changes The base Electronic Medical Device Product Safety IEC 60601-1, Edition 3, Amendment 1 (called Edition 3.1) was released to address needed changes to ..
May 10, 2016
The Realtime Group Announces New Facility Open House
Today, The Realtime Group is announcing our new facility Open House to occur on May 25th 4:30-7 PM at 5217 Tennyson Parkway, Suite 200, Plano, TX 75024. Please join us for a facility tour, product and development environment demonstrations, direct in ..
Through our comprehensive understanding of regulatory and documentation needs, The Realtime Group works with our clients to craft creative technology solutions in the following industries: