SOURCE: Innova Robotics and Automation, Inc.

January 23, 2008 07:22 ET

Kevin McCarthy Joins CoroWare's Board of Advisors

CoroWare Expands Advisory Board to Meet Needs of Homeland Security Customers

REDMOND, WA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - CoroWare, Inc., an Innova Robotics & Automation company (OTCBB: INRA), announced today it has added Kevin McCarthy to its ensemble of corporate advisors.

McCarthy is a proven executive on Homeland and National security solutions, serving in numerous advisory and consultancy roles to both the public and private sector on geospatial intelligence operations, aviation security and the utilization and development of unmanned systems. His extensive business, operations and policy experience is leveraged by some of the fastest growing high-tech companies in the United States, including SPADAC Inc., provider of geospatial intelligence solutions for government and industry, for whom he serves on its Board of Advisors. He also serves on Boards for SeaRobotics Corporation and Intigroup, a recognized global partnership focused on defense, security and communications.

At JD Wallace & Associates he advises on sustainable homeland security solutions that are essential for a safer world. McCarthy is an accredited consultant to the Department of Homeland Security's Homeland Security Institute, is a member of The World Bank, Aviation Safety & Security Working Group, a founding member of the Washington, DC-based Safe Commerce Coalition and the U.S. Department of Defense's Directed Energy Task Force's Laser Eye Protection Group.

During a 33-year commercial and Air Force flying career he piloted a wide range of aircraft from the Boeing 777 to the C-130, while also specializing in all aspects of aviation security. McCarthy holds a B.S. degree in Earth and Space Science, has received advanced counterintelligence education at the CI Center, Alexandria, VA and carries a U.S. government security clearance.

"Bringing Kevin on board provides CoroWare access to a wealth of knowledge regarding government and military needs, policies and direction," said Chuck House, Chairman of Innova Robotics & Automation. "We believe his expertise will expand CoroWare's reach into these important markets."

In October of 2007, CoroWare announced the CoroBot JAUS model. This newest addition to the CoroBot line of products is a four-wheeled robotics development platform that implements JAUS (Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems), a Department of Defense standard that helps promote interoperability of unmanned systems.

"Kevin brings an intimate working knowledge of homeland security and military intelligence requirements to the CoroWare Board of Advisors," said Lloyd Spencer, CEO of CoroWare. "Working with Kevin, CoroWare will be in a better position to deliver network-centric applications and mobile robotic solutions that can help homeland security customers achieve their goals."

About CoroWare

CoroWare, an Innova Robotics & Automation company, is a software and software professional services provider and mobile robotics integrator that delivers high value services and innovative solutions to maximize technology investments and achieve customers' goals. CoroWare has depth of knowledge and breadth of experience in developing software and solutions for mobile service robotics and business automation through products that include the CoroBot product line. For more information, please visit

About Innova Robotics & Automation, Inc.

Fort Myers, Fla.-based Innova Robotics & Automation (OTCBB: INRA) pioneers innovative solutions for customers in the software, aerospace, research, and service industries. The Company is chartered to continue expanding its growing suite of technologies through acquisitions and organic growth. Visit Innova online at

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