June 23, 2014
Agile Planet Inc., Dayton, Ohio, a developer of software and hardware for industrial robots, has changed its name to Yaskawa Innovation. Yaskawa America Inc., Motoman Robotics Division (Yaskawa Motoman) acquired all outstanding shares of Agile Planet Inc. in June 2013.
Yaskawa Innovation moved to a new location in Austin, Texas, on March 1 near the J.J. Pickle Research Center at the University of Texas. The company plans to collaborate with the research center on a variety of projects designed to generate advances in robotic controls.