Innova Holdings Chairman Walt Weisel Joins RoboNexus Advisory Board


FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla., May 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Innova Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:IVHG), a software company providing software solutions to the service, personal, and industrial robotic markets, announces that its Chairman and CEO, Walter Weisel, has accepted a position on the Advisory Board for RoboNexus, the international business development, educational and consumer event for mobile robotics and intelligent systems, to be held October 6-9, 2005, at the San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, Calif.

"I'm honored to have been asked to join this most influential Advisory Board," says Mr. Weisel, "and I am excited about playing a part in the launch of the new service robots industry."

Robotics Trends, the world's first integrated media firm serving the burgeoning personal and service robotics marketplace, produces RoboNexus. The company's mission is to be the focal point for information exchange, market intelligence and events for these expanding markets.

"Mr. Weisel brings experience and vision that is virtually unmatched in the industry to our Advisory Board," says Dan Kara, President of Robotics Trends, Inc. "He will be a driving force in the success of this new industry."

About Innova Holdings, Inc.

Innova Holdings, Inc., Fort Myers Beach, Florida, builds shareholder value by developing and acquiring technology-differentiated solutions with extraordinary potential for profitable and sustainable growth. Innova is chartered to continue expanding its growing suite of technologies.

About Robotics Workspace Technologies, Inc.

Robotic Workspace Technologies (RWT), Fort Myers Beach, Florida, is a leading provider of non-proprietary, open-architecture PC controls, software, and related products that improve the performance, applicability, and productivity of robots and other automated equipment. Its technology has been applied in industries ranging from agriculture to automotive, to medical and R&D. RWT is recognized internationally for its pioneering contributions to the robotics industry. Its founder, Mr. Walter Weisel, has been a driving force in the robot industry for the past 32 years, and is a recipient of the prestigious Joseph F. Engelberger Award, recognizing his contributions to the advancement of robotics and automation.

About Service Robots, Inc.

Service Robots, Inc., Fort Myers Beach, Florida, was founded specifically to enable development of technologies, applications, and markets in the service robot arena that includes service robots for undersea exploration and homeland security as well as consumer-focused service robots like the robotic lawnmower and vacuum cleaner. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Innova Holdings, Inc., Service Robots will leverage the patented products, technology, and robotics expertise of RWT, as well as strategic relationships with system integrators and third-party developers to earn a leadership position in this emerging industry.

RWT(tm), Universal Robot Controller(tm), URC(tm) RobotScript(r), and TeachPoint File Creator(tm) are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Innova Holdings, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

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