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Open Robotics

Open Robotics develops and distributes open software and hardware for robots and robotics research used in academia, the government, and private sector. Its open-source Robot Operating System (ROS)—a set of tools and libraries that help developers build applications for robots—is the engine behind many leading robots on the market today. Open Robotics also works with companies and the government to support the adoption open-source robotics software. The company was born out of a nonprofit organization called Open Source Robotics Foundation, but it recently formed a for-profit subsidiary.

2018: Robotics
headquarters: Mountain View, CA
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