March 29, 2006 08:03 ET

Robot Enthusiasts Can Now Get Top Experience From BDI-Laguna and Hitec Robotics

CARLSTADT, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 29, 2006 --BDI-Laguna, a total solution provider supplying consumer electronics and computer products to the nation's most successful retailers, and Hitec Robotics, a division of Hitec RCD Inc., an International manufacturer of hobby electronics, today announced the availability of ROBONOVA-1, a Robo One "J" class humanoid robot, for its retailers nationwide.

ROBONOVA-1 is an exciting new humanoid robot that offers educators, students and robotic hobbyists a complete robot package, including programming software, for the breakthrough price of $999. The ROBONOVA-1 can walk, run, do flips, cartwheels, dance moves and once programmed, is ready to compete in any Robo One Class "J" competition. The product will be available through BDI-Laguna in two ways, as a kit, so you can enjoy building your robot yourself, or as a pre-assembled, "RTW," "ready to walk" instant gratification robot.

"Robots are for everybody -- users of this exciting robot package have an opportunity to learn robot technology first hand," said Joel Blank, Executive Vice President, BDI-Laguna. "For educators and robot hobbyists, Robonova is the beginning of a new category for BDI-Laguna."

About BDI-Laguna

BDI-Laguna is a total solution provider committed to supplying consumer electronics and computer products to the nation's most successful retailers through state-of-the-art logistical services. With more than twenty years of experience in the industry and an intimate understanding of customers' business needs, BDI-Laguna's expertise encompasses facets of the technology business far and beyond mere distribution. By offering a full range of converging technology merchandise along with the most valuable services available in the industry, BDI-Laguna plays a key role in the success stories of many electronics resellers nationwide. More information is available at

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