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open software

A software program in which the source code is available to the public. Open software is "open source" software. Contrast with open hardware. See open source.
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Weathersby founded the Washington-based trade association in 2000 to promote the adoption of open software with federal, state and local governments.
Stefan Schaal's group at the University of Southern California, also has a PR2, and said its open software will help speed the rate of progress in robotics research.
The company said that its Likewise Open software enables computers running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to authenticate with an organisation's existing Active Directory, while Likewise Enterprise builds on the authentication engine of Likewise Open, making it easy for IT managers to authenticate users; control access to applications and data; centrally manage settings with group policies; and create reports for regulatory audits.
Softbank plans to set-up an open software market for all handset brands and models.
The Open World Forum, the global forum for Free, Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) worldwide, aims to bring together all the key players in the open software ecosystem.
* Standardized Open Software backed by industry leaders that allows for third party applications to be easily ported across devices.
SITA is upgrading 56 check-in desks and boarding gate work stations with a new version of its AirportConnect Open software. This will enable airlines to issue the new boarding passes even if their existing departure control systems have not been upgraded to deal with them.
Norwegian software developer Trolltech ASA announced on Monday (7 January) that it has joined the not-for-profit industry group LiMo to participate in the development of a mobile Linux-based open software platform.
ProHelp 7.1 is Windows-based and uses SQL 2005 open software. Linear output of extrudate is measured by a wheel in contact with the product as it crosses some supported point like film over a roller or a profile through a cooling tank.
Toshiba Machine (TM) Robotics Europe has teamed up with Scorpion Vision to offer an industrial robot solution using TM SCARA robots, Sony Scorpion smart cameras and the Scorpion open software tool for industrial vision.
TM Robotics (Europe) has teamed up with Scorpion Vision Ltd to offer an industrial robot solution using Toshiba Machine SCARA robots, Sony Scorpion smart cameras and the Scorpion open software tool for industrial vision.
Also included among the presentations are a number of keynote addresses on such topics as the role of empirical study in software engineering, linking business and information technology in service engineering, engineering software-intensive systems, cross-platform development, teaching programming, and open software.

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