Innova Holdings and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University partner to advance unmanned vehicle technology

FORT MYERS, Fla., 29 March 2006. Innova Holdings Inc. a robotics and automation technology company, has formed a strategic partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU). The alliance brings together Innova Holdings--providing NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) control systems for robotic mechanisms for a future mission to the Hubble Space Telescope--with ERAU, a university with expertise in aeronautics, engineering, flight training, and unmanned vehicle exploration.

FORT MYERS, Fla., 29 March 2006. Innova Holdings Inc. a robotics and automation technology company, has formed a strategic partnership with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU).

The alliance brings together Innova Holdings -- which is providing NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) control systems for robotic mechanisms planned for a future mission to the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) --with ERAU, a university having expertise in the fields of aeronautics, engineering, flight training, and unmanned vehicle exploration.

"We are on the verge of a new and emerging industry, born of robotics and PC platforms that will enhance the power of communication and control so that automated equipment and advanced technologies are employed in an environment where universal language, increased productivity, training efficiencies, and breakthrough technological feats are realized," says Walter Weisel, chairman and CEO of Innova Holdings Inc. "The alliance between Innova Holdings and Embry-Riddle will propel us through some important industry challenges."

Innova Holdings and ERAU also are likely to further sensor, mobility, and global positioning systems technology, most specifically for military applications.

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