Braintech Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : BRHI

Braintech Inc.

April 22, 2008 08:52 ET

Braintech Retains AGORACOM To Provide Investor Relations, Social Network and Google Search Engine Program

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - AGORACOM Investor Relations ("AGORACOM") (http://www.agoracom.com) is pleased to announce it has been retained by Braintech Inc. (OTCBB:BRHI) to provide online investor relations services, a Web 2.0 social network for current shareholders and Tier-1 awareness through the world's biggest websites for the purpose of attracting new shareholders.

ONLINE INVESTOR RELATIONS MAXIMIZES SPEED, TRANSPARENCY AND ACCESS TO COMPANY

In response to overwhelming data representing the online research and communications habits of small-cap investors, Braintech has turned the primary focus of its investor relations to the web via the AGORACOM system to facilitate faster, better and more accessible communications with both current and prospective shareholders around the world.

Effective immediately, a customized and monitored Braintech IR HUB (http://www.agoracom.com/IR/Braintech) will allow both the Company and AGORACOM to communicate with all investors simultaneously, anytime and in near real-time. Our new IR HUB will also provide management with an ability to extend communications beyond text via audio messages, video presentations, webcasts and podcasts.

LAUNCH OF BRAINTECH COMMUNITY

The Braintech IR HUB propels the Company into the forefront of Web 2.0 community building by providing investors with two very important functions. First, a monitored discussion forum for the purposes of constructive and high-quality discussion amongst investors that is free of spam, profanity and misinformation. Second, a social network that provides investors with the ability to create extensive profiles that include photos, bios, video messages to fellow investors, a rating system and other important items to create a closer bond between our shareholders.

TIER-1 EXPOSURE AND AWARENESS

AGORACOM will be launching a search engine IR Program via Google and/or Yahoo that specifically targets prospective small-cap investors across North America. These small-cap search engine programs are exclusive to AGORACOM, with creation and management coming from Yahoo and Google personnel directly.

In addition, the AGORACOM portal now attracts 140,000 investors reading 10,000,000 pages of small-cap information every month, ranking the site amongst the top 1% of all websites in the world. In conjunction with its' exclusive "Small-Cap Centres - Powered by AGORACOM" on every Blackberry device on the planet and AOL Finance Canada, AGORACOM will provide Tier-1 financial coverage of all newsworthy Braintech press releases for the purposes of attracting new and prospective shareholders.

For all future Braintech investor relations needs, investors are asked to visit our IR Hub at http://www.agoracom.com/IR/Braintech where they can post questions and receive answers within the same day, or simply review questions and answers posted by other investors.

About AGORACOM

AGORACOM Investor Relations (http://www.AgoracomIR.com) is North America's largest online investor relations firm for small-cap companies. We have partnered with the world's biggest internet companies, including Yahoo, AOL, Google and Blackberry to market our clients to a massive audience of new small-cap investors. We have served over 300 companies since 1997.

AGORACOM (http://www.Agoracom.com) is North America's only small-cap community built to serve the needs of serious small-cap and micro-cap investors. No rumours, profanity, stock bashing or hyping. Our traffic ranking is above the top 1% of all websites around the world.

About Braintech Inc.

Braintech is a recognized leader in the field of machine vision and robot guidance. Braintech's vision software and technologies are used to develop products in the areas of vision recognition and robot guidance. These products enhance processes in manufacturing, logistics, material handling, automation, situational awareness, security and reconnaissance and edutainment, just to name a few. eVisionFactory and Volts-IQ are robust, scaleable and transferable software platforms for use in Industrial, Government and Defense and Consumer and Service applications. The eVisionFactory platform features the Henry Ford Technology award-winning Single Camera 3D VGR technology. With a global customer list that includes Ford, Toyota, Honda, Johnson & Johnson and Battelle Memorial Institute, Braintech's software is being utilized every day on over 150 robots in diverse applications around the world. Braintech (OTCBB:BRHI) has been a publicly traded company since 1994, and has offices in Washington DC, Michigan and Vancouver, Canada.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Statements in this document that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and reflect the current views of management with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Forward-looking statements in this news release include the statements regarding the range of the stock compensation expense and the expected timing of the filing the restatements. It is important to note that the Company's actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include the ongoing status of the Audit Committee's review of the Company's stock option granting practices, review by the Company's independent outside auditors and possible regulatory review of the financial accounting determinations ultimately made by the Company with respect to the measurement dates used for stock option grants issued by the Company, as well as other risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers should also refer to the risk disclosures outlined in the Company's 10-KSB and 10-QSB Forms filed from time to time with the SEC.

Contact Information

  • Corporate Inquiries:
    Braintech, Inc. - Marketing
    Kait Jones
    #102 - 930 W 1st Street
    Vancouver, BC V7P 3N4
    (604) 988-6440 ext 204
    or
    Investor Relations:
    AGORACOM Investor Relations
    Website: www.agoracom.com/IR/Braintech