Toshiba Joins the Open Invention Network Community

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history and Toshiba Group (Toshiba) announced today that Toshiba has joined as a community member. As a global leader in innovatively pairing real-world technologies and digital technologies, Toshiba is leading the evolution of cyber-physical systems in the energy, social infrastructure, electronic devices and digital solutions industries.

“Toshiba helps businesses modernize their physical and digital systems with technologies that rely heavily on Linux and embedded Linux, like the Internet of Things (IoT) in industries that include automotive, industrial, data centre, retail, energy and infrastructure, among many others,” said Keith Bergelt, CEO of OIN. “Given Toshiba’s significant patent holdings, we are pleased that the company has recognized the importance of participating in OIN as part of its IP strategy.”

“Open source technology enables new levels of innovation and helps to underpin our ongoing growth, as we fuse physical and digital technologies in cyber-physical systems,” said Dr Shiro Saito, Toshiba’s Executive Officer, Corporate Executive Vice President and General Executive for Technology. “By joining the Open Invention Network, we are demonstrating our commitment to contribute to open source technology, and supporting it with patent non-aggression in Linux.”

Source: OIN

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