TRI forms partnership with Open Source Robotics Corporation

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) it to join forces with the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) and its newly-formed, for profit subsidiary, Open Source Robotics Corporation (OSRC), to expand the development of both open source and proprietary tools for Toyota’s fast-growing robotics and automated vehicle research initiatives.

TRI is also awarding OSRF a US$1m charitable contribution in support of its mission to advance the development and adoption of open source robotics software.

As part of the two-year agreement, TRI will leverage the expertise of OSRC’s engineering team, engaging them in a variety of initiatives. The deal also builds on Toyota’s overall commitment to move past the confines of traditional corporate R&D.

September 22, 2016

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