October 30, 2016Yaskawa Electric Corporation is a proponent of open source software solutions and a member of Open Invention Network. Its Robot Operating System (ROS) is one among one of the most successful platforms for robotics in the world, largely because it is an open source project.

Yaskawa is a Japanese manufacturer of servos, motion controllers, air conditioning motor drives, switches and industrial robots. The company also provides system engineering for energy systems, including energy conservation, disaster prevention, mega-solar systems, hybrid electrical generation systems and energy management systems.

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