Gov. Perry Gives $250k Tech Grant to Austin Co.

Gov. Rick Perry said the state will invest $250,000 from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund in a robotics software company.

The money will go to the Agile Planet Inc. for commercialization of its RobotLogix universal operating software. Perry said in his announcement Wednesday that RobotLogix will help jump start the emerging field of robotics and expand Texas' technology sector.

RobotLogix is a general purpose operating software that will create the capability for safe human-robot collaboration.

Agile Planet has partnered with the University of Texas at Austin, Austin Technology Incubator and Austin Community College to develop and market the technology.

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